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For immediate release - Dec. 14, 2004

Out-of-state debris collectors going home for the holidays

TAVARES — Staff from the Lake County departments of Public Works and Environmental Services wish to extend a special “thank you” to all County residents for their collective efforts in disposing of storm debris left behind by three hurricanes.

After issuing a final-storm debris notice on Nov. 1 to residents, dozens of debris-hauling crews readied for one last collection pass. Residents answered the call, setting out the last piles of storm debris in time so the out-of-state workers can return home for the holidays.

The task of hauling more than 600,000 cubic yards of storm debris from road curbsides in Lake County was monumental. Many crews from all over the Southeast worked 12-hour days in transporting the piles of residential storm debris to four strategically located debris-reduction sites in the County.

Residents can dispose of normal yard waste by placing it in bags or cans weighing no more than 50 pounds. Limbs and branches no bigger than 6 inches around and 4 feet in length must be bundled, also weighing no more than 50 pounds. Residential yard waste can also be dropped off at the following locations:


Lake County Landfill
13130 County Landfill Road
open Monday – Saturday
(last load accepted at 5 p.m.)
Astor Residential Drop-off
Astor Transfer Station Road
open Tuesday & Saturday
Lady Lake Residential Drop-off
1200 Jackson St.
open Tuesday & Saturday
Loghouse Residential Drop-off
10435 Loghouse Transfer Station Road, Clermont
open Wednesday & Saturday
Paisley Residential Drop-off
44225 Spring Creek Road
open Wednesday & Saturday
Pine Lakes Residential Drop-off
43029 County Road 44, DeLand

open Thursday & Saturday



Contact information:
Christopher Patton
Communications Coordinator
Office: (352) 343-9609; Cell: (352) 455-0445

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