- The 100 million dollars will last for ten years, commencing on 1st January,2016
- FCC will collect waste in two areas of Orange County, Florida, with a total population of 400,000
The tender was divided into five zones and FCC has been awarded with two of them, the maximum that a single company could get according to the specifications of the tender. It is one of the largest contracts of its kind awarded in State of Florida and shall enter into force on 1st January, 2016.
Orange County has 1.2 million inhabitants, making it the fifth most populous county in Florida State. The entire metropolitan area of Orlando sits within Orange County, including its famous theme parks. With over 65 million tourists per year it is one of the most popular tourist places in the country and one of the most visited places in the world.
The two areas of Orange County awarded to FCC have a total population of 400,000 inhabitants that annually produce 100,000 tons of garbage generated in the 83,000 dwellings distributed by zones.
For the collection of urban solid waste FCC will use automatic side loading trucks powered by less polluting and quieter natural gas engines.. The new technologies that FCC, the Citizen Services Group, will bring for the fulfillment of the contract will allow carrying out a quality work and will also contribute to environmental protection.