Since the roll carts have been issued in Orange County, residents continue to place incorrect items in the carts causing problems at the recycling facility. It’s important to only place items that can be recycled in the blue carts, with all other items going into the green bins. The county has sent out the below Tweets to help educate residents.
— Orange County FL (@OrangeCoFL) February 12, 2018
— Orange County FL (@OrangeCoFL) February 8, 2018
Place only these recyclable items in the roll cart with the blue lid:
Bottles and containers labeled #1 – #5
Tin, aluminum, steel, and empty aerosol cans
Bottles and jars
Flattened corrugated boxes
Newspapers and advertisements
Magazines and catalogs
The recycling program can only recycle the material listed above and no other material should go into the recycling cart. Below is a list of materials that are particularly troublesome and should not be placed in the recycling cart:
- No hazardous materials
- No delivery pizza boxes
- No food waste
- No dishes, paper plates, pots, or pans
- No tires
- No batteries
- No clothes/textiles
- No carpet
- No plants or yard waste such as bagged or loose grass, leaves, or small branches
- No plastic bags
- No electronics
- No hoses
- No toys or laundry baskets
- No juice pouches
- No shredded paper
- No polystyrene/styrofoam
- No gift wrap, ribbons, or bows
- No liquids
- No hangers (plastic or wire)
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