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Saturday, May 22 8 a.m. to noon

Mead Botanical Garden 1300 S. Denning Drive

PLEASE NOTE: Household Hazardous Waste Dropoff is located at Palmetto Avenue & Denning Drive.

Winter Park Residents, join us for a special drive-thru drop-off/pick-up event.
Face coverings & social distancing required.

Access the event map.

Household Hazardous Waste Dropoff

provided by Waste Pro®

Accepted items

  • tires (4 max.)
  • gasoline
  • antifreeze
  • used engine oil
  • propane tanks
  • paint thinners
  • wet latex & oil-based paint
  • pool chemicals
  • household chemicals
  • fertilizers & pesticides
  • non-alkaline batteries

Electronics Waste Dropoff

provided by A1 Assets, Inc.

Accepted items

  • computers & laptops
  • notebooks & tables
  • LCD Monitors
  • Printers & scanners
  • Gaming consoles
  • Audio/video equipment
  • Cell phones
  • DVD & CD players
  • FAX Machines
  • TVs & CRT monitors [limit one each per household]
  • VCRs
  • Stereos

Document Shredding

provided by Shred-It

Accepted items

  • Papers [paper clips & staples O.K.]
  • Folders & file folders [hanging folders & binder rings NOT accepted]

Arbor Day Tree Giveaway

provided by Urban Forestry Division

Choose from

  • Red maple
  • Sweet gum


Info, projects & giveaways

  • Info & reusable giveaways from Keep Winter Park Beautiful
  • Info & T-shirt market bag craft from the Parks & Recreation Department Family Fun Program
  • Info from Mead Garden, Inc.

Helpful tips

  • Bring proof city residency [driver’s license or utility bill statement].
  • This drop off is residential only. No contractors please.
  • Keep all hazardous waste materials in original containers with original labeling [unknown items will not be accepted].
  • Drugs & prescription meds need to be taken to the Public Safety Facility located at 500 N. Virginia Ave. They are open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.

starting Thursday, April 22 watch anytime

Join us for a weekly video series in honor of Earth Day Watch on vimeo or youtube

Each week, featured short videos will focus on:

  • Protecting plants & animals
  • Preserving resources
  • Sustainable living

Earth Day Video Series Kick Off
Vanessa Balta, Sustainability Planner
City of Winter Park Sustainability Program

Green Reads for Adults
Ann Simpson, Adult Services Librarian
Winter Park Public Library

Going Solar in Winter Park
Heaven Campbell, Florida Program Director
Solar United Neighbors

Test Driving an Electric Vehicle
Dory Larsen, EV Program Manager
Southern Alliance for Clean Energy/Electrify the South

Attracting Wildlife
Tina McIntyre, Extension Agent I
UF/IFAS Extension Seminole County

Green Reads for Kids and Babies
Grace Moore, Youth Services Librarian
Winter Park Public Library

Become a Winter Park History Detective Scavenger Hunt
Christy Grieger, Executive Director
Winter Park History Museum
Download & print Scavenger Hunt Clues

Sustainable Pest Management
Roi Levin, Manager
Environmental Pest & Lawn Services

Green Reads for Tween and Teens
Grace Moore, Youth Services Librarian
Winter Park Public Library

Tree Selection & Planting for Central Florida
Stephen Pategas, Co-Owner
Hortus Oasis

Coyotes in FL: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly
Lauren Barth, Wildlife Assistance Biologist,
Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission – Northeast Region

Green Building in Winter Park
Rob Smith, Owner
E2 Homes and E2 Concierge

Winter Park’s Tree Canopy
Josh Nye, Recreation Superintendent
City of Winter Park Urban Forestry

Creating Backyard Bird Habitat
Deborah Green, President
Orange Audubon Society

Florida Friendly Landscaping
Tiare “Tia” Silvasy, Extension Agent II
UF/IFAS Extension Orange County

Recycling Right in Winter Park
Vanessa Balta, Sustainability Planner
City of Winter Park Sustainability Program

Cold Zellwood Farms Sweet Corn Chowder Cooking Demo
Chef Collette Haw, Operating Partner
Nourish Coffee Bar + Kitchen

Our Vision

Winter Park is the city of arts and culture, cherishing its traditional scale and charm while building a healthy and sustainable future for all generations.