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Thank you to all who helped make our April 2023 Earth Day event a success! 
Next event: OCTOBER 7, 2023. Details to follow. 

APRIL 22, 2023 Earth Day Recycling Event
Bring for Proper Disposal:
Confidential Papers, Mattresses & Box Springs, 
Hazardous Waste, Clothing/Household Items 

9am-noon at High Plains Community Center: 

Details about Shredding Day

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This popular event is hosted by the Orange Recycling Committee in partnership with local groups: 

  • Affordable Solutions of Orange - provides secure shredding of confidential papers. FREE to residents thanks to the Rotary Club of Orange's sponsorship. 

  • Orange Lions Club - transports mattresses & box springs from residents' homes. 

  • HazWaste Central - mobile unit enables residents to drop off accepted household hazardous waste items.

  • Orange Community Women - collects household items, clothing, toys & more, to sell to raise funds for their charitable work.

  • Buy Nothing Orange - Facebook group hosts a "swap meet".


Thank you to all who help make this event a success!

Residents may show their appreciation by donating to the Rotary Club of Orange scholarship fund (volunteers will collect donations). New in 2023, the club will collect donations for the Purple Pantry

Plastic Bags, Films & Wraps Recycling
  • The plastic bags & wraps recycling shed is to the right of the mixed recyclables bin. If your mixed recyclables are in a plastic bag, empty items into the dumpster and put bag in the shed. 
  • Recycling bins containing PLASTIC BAGS or WRAPS will NOT be picked up. More info. 
  • Do NOT put plastic bags, packaging or wraps in your blue recycling bin. More info here: 
  • Kohl's, Target, Big Y and other stores accept plastic bags
  • See SHORT VIDEO explaining why plastic bags CANNOT go in recycling bins.
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