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Orange County Environmental Protection Division To Host a Free “Don’t Pitch It, Fix It!” Community Repair Workshop


In recognition of National Pollution Prevention (P2) Week, Orange County Environmental Protection Division (EPD) will host a free community repair workshop at the Blanchard Park YMCA Family Center on Saturday, September 21, 2019. Pollution Prevention Week is September 16 – 22.

Volunteer fixers will offer free minor repairs of household items such as electronics, bicycles, jewelry, eyeglasses, watches, clothing and more.

Sustainability, innovation and collaboration are exemplified in this workshop. This event encourages residents to extend the life of their belongings by having them fixed, thereby consuming less and reducing the amount of trash sent to the landfill.

Visit Don’t Pitch It, Fix It! online for more information or to register.

WHO:              Orange County EPD staff

                        Community volunteers helping to Reduce, Reuse, REPAIR, and Recycle

*Spanish speakers from Orange County’s Environmental Protection Division also available to the media. 

WHEN:            Saturday, September 21, 2019

                        10 a.m. to 1 p.m. – Volunteer fixers at work           

WHERE:           Blanchard Park YMCA Family Center

10501 J. Blanchard Trail, Orlando, FL 32817


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