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​​​​​​​Keith Howard, Director

Problem Reporting 239-533-8000

Upcoming holiday closures

Veterans Day is Friday, Nov. 11. There will be no change to collection schedules. Solid Waste offices and the Topaz facility will be closed. Normal hours of operation (6:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.) will be in effect at the Resource Recovery Facility on Buckingham Rd.



Thanksgiving Day is Thursday, Nov. 24. There will be no collections and all Solid Waste facilities will be closed.

Thursday collections will occur on Friday, Nov. 25; Friday's collections will occur on Saturday, Nov. 26.

Solid Waste offices, including the Topaz Solid Waste Annex remain closed on Friday, Nov. 26; however, the Buckingham Resource Recovery Facility will be open on Friday to accept waste from 6:30 am to 5:00 pm.

Normal collection schedules will resume on Monday, Nov. 28.

​​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 and two transfer stations. In all, the disposal system handles more than 900,000 tons of waste each year.

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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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