Doug Whitehead​, Director

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   By phone: 239-533-8000
   Online: Request for Action Center

Please Note: Effective Monday, October 19, 2020, our Customer Service Department has relocated in the Public Works building at 1500 Monroe Street. Office hours are 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

4th of July update: 

The Independence Day Holiday on Sunday, July 4 will not affect residential collection schedules. Please note that

  • The Household Chemical Waste drop-off site and the Reuse Center, both located at 6441 Topaz Court will not be open on Saturday, July 3, but will instead be open on Saturday, July 10 from 8 a.m. to noon
  • All Solid Waste offices and the Topaz facilities will be closed on Monday, July 5, but the Buckingham disposal facilities will be open regular hours.




The Lee County Solid Waste Department provides a variety of convenient waste and recycling services to more than 320,000 households in unincorporated Lee County and six municipalities. The Department 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 1.2 million tons of waste each year.



  • 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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