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Lee County Solid Waste asks customers to be aware of potential delays in yard waste collections; Trash collection not affected. Learn more.

Note: The Topaz Court facility will be closed Saturday, Jan. 1 and open 8 a.m. - noon on Saturday, Jan. 8 instead.

There will be no change to collection schedules on Jan. 17 due to the holiday.

The Resource Recovery Facility on Buckingham Road will be open regular hours 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Lee County Solid Waste offices, the Household Chemical Waste Collection Facility and Reuse Center, 6441 Topaz Court, are closed Monday Jan. 17. 

Please Note: 

  • Effective Monday, October 19, 2020, our Customer Service Department has relocated to the Public Works building at 1500 Monroe Street. Office hours are 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • Due to the national coin shortage, please use exact change or pay with debit/credit card or mobile pay.





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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