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​Lindsey Sampson, Director

Important Announcements


Holiday closure

Lee County Solid Waste facilities and offices are closed Monday, Sept. 7, 2015 in observance of Labor Day.

There will be no garbage, recycling or yard waste collections in unincorporated Lee County, the City of Bonita Springs and the Town of Fort Myers Beach on Monday. Collections will take place one day after the regularly scheduled collection day for the entire week beginning Tuesday, Sept. 8.

The Household Chemical Waste collection facility, normally open on the first Saturday of the month, will instead be open on Saturday, Sept. 12 from 8:00 a.m. to noon and closed on Saturday, Sept. 5.


Collection changes for East Lee County

Automated collection is coming to East Lee County beginning Oct. 5, 2015 along with same-day collection of all household waste, recycling and yard waste. Please visit our Collection Changes webpage for more information.

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.

We invite you to explore our division online, where you may:

Having a service issue? 

Please call one of our friendly customer service representatives at
239-533-8000 and we will take care of it.



  • 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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