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Posted on: October 10, 2019

[ARCHIVED] Community Collection of Household Hazardous Waste

City of Apopka  News and Information

Orange County Utilities invites Orange County residents to a Household Hazardous Waste and Electronic Waste* Community Collection Event on Saturday, October 12, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Apopka High School located at 555 Martin Street in Apopka. Participants will have the opportunity to properly dispose of hazardous and electronic waste – free of charge.

The following items will be accepted:

  • Paint (oil & latex based)
  • Cooking oil & grease
  • Household chemicals
  • Pesticides & herbicides
  • Rechargeable & lead acid batteries
  • Drain cleaners & pool chemicals
  • Mercury-containing lamps & devices
  • Automobile fluids & cleaning products
  • Electronics**
  • Varnish & stains
  • Propane tanks (20-lb. max)
  • Fuels

Participants are prohibited from bringing biologically active materials, radioactive materials, explosives, tires, ammunition, fireworks, emergency flares, prescription drugs, or pressurized cylinders.

*An item is considered electronic waste if it contains a circuit board.

**Rear-projection TVs are not accepted.

For more information, please call the Orange County Utilities Solid Waste Hotline at 407-836-6601, visit them online at, or send an email to

Household Hazardous Waste: gas cans, cleaners, spray cans, paint, computer and monitor

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