Hazardous waste, electronics disposal in Orlando this weekend

The city of Orlando will host a drop-off event this weekend for residents to dispose of hazardous waste and unwanted electronics.

The drive-thru event will take place on Saturday, February 10, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Freedom High School, which is located at 2500 W. Taft Vineland Rd. in Orlando.

Accepted hazardous waste items include fertilizers and pesticides, pool chemicals, household chemicals, gasoline, antifreeze, used engine oil, tires, propane tanks, paint thinners, batteries, oil-based paints, and non-alkaline batteries, among others.

Accepted electronics include computers, televisions, VCRs, DVD players, stereos, CD players, and fax machines.

All attendees are asked to bring proof of residency, and to keep all materials in original containers with original labels.

The drop-off is for residents of the city, not for contractors of businesses. No prescription medications will be accepted during the event.

For more information on this or similar events held by the city, visit the Orlando household hazardous and electronic waste website.

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