Doug Whitehead​, Director

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​Covid-19 Service Updates

The health and safety of our community members are of the utmost importance to Lee County Government. All service updates are made in alignment with the State Department of Health and the Centers for Disease Control's recommendation for social distancing.

  • The Topaz Court Household Chemical Waste Facility reopened Monday, May 11 for residential chemical waste and electronics drop off 
  • All Compost sales resumed Monday, May 11 
  • As a safety precaution, cash payments are discouraged at any of the Solid Waste facilities. Please be prepared to use a credit or debit card for payment.

Report a Problem 

   By phone: 239-533-8000
   Online: Request for Action Center
   Email: SolidWaste@leegov.com 


Thanksgiving Day Closures -

  • Thursday, Nov. 26: All county facilities are closed and no garbage, yard waste or recycling will be collected. Collections will be delayed by one day for the remainder of the week.
  • Friday, Nov. 27: Thursday collections will be picked up. The Waste-to-Energy Facility in Buckingham will be open from 6:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. to accept waste. All other Solid Waste facilities will be closed.
  • Saturday, Nov. 28: Friday collections will be picked up. The Buckingham facility will be open from 6:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. to accept waste. All other Solid Waste facilities will be closed.


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 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.


                 


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Business

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.




 

Contact

  • 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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