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Christmas and New Year's Closures -



​Solid Waste offices closed


All facilities closed

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There will be no garbage, recycling or yard waste collections on Christmas Day, Wednesday, Dec. 25 or New Year's Day, Wednesday, Jan. 1. Collections will be delayed by one day for the remainder of each week.

Collections normally scheduled for Wednesday will be picked up on Thursday. Thursday's collections will take place on Friday and Friday's collections will be picked up on Saturday. Regular collections resume Monday, Jan 6.

The Waste-to-Energy facility in Buckingham will be open to accept waste from 6:30 am - 6 pm both Tuesday, Dec. 24 and Tuesday, Jan. 31.

All other Solid Waste facilities and offices will be closed Dec. 24-25 and Dec. 31-Jan.1.

Remember, plastic, glass and metal containers from your holiday festivities are recyclable. Plastic silverware, aluminum foil, soiled paper plates and napkins are not. 

Residents can drop off leftover oil from deep frying turkeys at the Topaz Court Solid Waste Annex for no charge.



Lee County Solid Waste, a division of the Department of Public Utilities, provides a variety of convenient waste and recycling services to more than 320,000 households in unincorporated Lee County and six municipalities. The Division also owns and operates technologically advanced waste-to-energy and material recycling facilities, supported by a landfill, two transfer stations, a household chemical waste facility and a Reuse Center. In all, the disposal system handles more than 1.1 million tons of waste each year.


Resident's Guides to Recycling and Waste Disposal in Lee County are available in English, Spanish and Creole-

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  • Main Phone: 239-533-8000
  • Solid Waste Resource Recovery Facility          10500 Buckingham Road
    Fort Myers, FL 33905
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  • Topaz Court Solid Waste Annex                            6441 Topaz Court
    Fort Myers, FL 33966
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