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🚮Can it, don't burn it! Gather leaves and small branches in trash cans, then place them by the curb for yard waste collection. Where there's smoke, there's air pollution! Get informed at ocfl.net/OpenBurningRules. #NoBurn #CleanAir
🌤️OC tracks outdoor air quality daily & shares results with the EPA year-round. Smoke from open burning in backyards can pose health risks. Let's maintain clean air by obeying regulations. Where there's smoke, there's air pollution! Learn more: ocfl.net/OpenBurningRules. #CleanAir
🌿 Elevate your garden! 🌱Utilize fallen leaves, pine needles and small twigs as natural landscape mulch. Where there's smoke, there's air pollution! Learn more at ocfl.net/OpenBurningRules. #CleanAir
Where There’s Smoke, There’s Air Pollution
Residential open burning, including yard debris and landscaping materials, is prohibited within Orange County due to its impact on the environment and human health. To address this concern, here are three viable alternatives for disposing of yard waste that safeguard our air quality:
For comprehensive guidance on residential waste management, we encourage you to contact your local municipal solid waste service provider. Orange County Utilities customers can visit http://www.ocfl.net/GreenClean for complete curbside collection guidelines. For detailed information regarding Orange County open burning rules, please visit www.ocfl.net/OpenBurningRules. Your cooperation in preserving our environment and well-being is greatly appreciated.