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July 20, 2017  New Director Appointed for County Waste and Recycling DepartmentTom Koutroulis has been appointed to the position of Director of Waste & Recycling (OCWR) for the County of Orange. Koutroulis was selected following a nationwide search and a competitive recruitment process.
July 19, 2017  Hall of Administration Parking Lot to Permanently CloseBeginning July 26, the parking lot immediately west of the County of Orange Hall of Administration (HOA) will be permanently closed as crews move forward with the Civic Center Master Plan and the construction of a new Building 16.

The parking lot, also referred to as P4, is located at the intersection of Ross Street and Santa Ana Boulevard. To ensure continued availability of parking to Civic Center visitors, the County will be redirecting drivers to alternate parking locations listed at the following link:
July 17, 2017  OCWR National Drive-Thru DayGot fries with that battery bucket?

OC residents might be tempted to ask that question if they visit one of the County's free Household Hazardous Waste Collection Centers on Saturday, July 22. That’s when OC Waste & Recycling is putting a twist on National Drive Thru Day, using the celebratory day to help increase awareness about bringing household hazardous waste to the proper place and making sure it stays out of landfills.