‘Tired of it:’ Residents concerned as recycling company looks at East Winter Garden

ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. – A recycling company called PureCycle Technologies wants to start operations in a facility in East Winter Garden.

It’s mission is to transform the world’s recycling industry, but East Winter Garden residents said it will be to their detriment.

Residents are telling the company, “Not in my backyard.”

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Austin Arthur is secretary and treasurer of One Winter Garden. It’s a local advocacy group for the revitalization efforts of the East Winter Garden community.

“It’s bad for East Winter Garden, we shouldn’t have that garbage next to residents, and we don’t want it here,” Arthur said.

Arthur said the recycling plant’s operations could be harmful to the health of

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