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Notice: 

Asphalt shingles will no longer be accepted at the Buckingham Campus. Please take the shingles to the Lee Hendry Landfill for disposal or to one of the approved private construction and demolition companies.


Hurricane Ian Storm Debris Collection Updates:

Storm debris is collected separately from household garbage. Please follow these guidelines for setting out storm debris.

Set-out deadlines:

The following set-out deadlines have been set for these unincorporated areas to place their remaining storm debris out for collection:

​Dec. 16 / Jan. 3
​feb. 1
​Lehigh Acres
​Maravilla
​Gateway
​Pine Manor
​Briarcliff
​Page Park
​Daniels Parkway corridor
​Beacon Manor
​Eagle Ridge
​Winkler Road corridor
​FGCU / Miromar areas
​Royal Tee
​Gasparilla Island / Boca Grande
Whiskey Creek / McGregor​
​San Carlos Park
​Burnt Store
​The Villas
​Herons Glen
​Tara Woods

One public drop-off site for storm debris is open from 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. daily for residents of unincorporated areas only.

Only storm debris will be accepted and you must be prepared to unload your trucks yourself.

​SITE 
​ADDRESS
​NOTES
Pine Island Phillips Park
5675 Sesame Drive, Bokeelia
Residents are asked to enter through Park Ln.
These sites are limited to 5 cubic yards per visit in light-duty trucks and small trailers. No self-loading equipment allowed.


Garbage, Yard Waste and Recycling Collection

  • Collection of household garbage, yard waste and recycling has resumed on the normally scheduled day for all routes in Lee County franchise areas that are accessible to collection trucks.
  • Please ensure your recyclables are empty, clean, dry and loose.
  • Residents are encouraged to use paper lawn and leaf bags in place of plastic bags for yard waste collection. 

 

The Gulf Coast Landfill will accept Hurricane Ian construction/demolition storm debris only – not household garbage or horticulture waste – on an emergency basis. Waste Management and the county estimate the landfill could be used for 18 to 24 months.

Anyone with a question or concern about the Gulf Coast Landfill, or activity at the landfill, can call the Gulf Coast Reporting Line at (239) 645-4285.  Your call will be answered by a live person who will take your question or concern and relay it to a WM staff person, who will return your call.

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IMPORTANT NOTE: Effective July 1st, 2021 pursuant to Florida Statute 125.69, Lee County Code Enforcement is no longer allowed to investigate potential violations of codes or ordinances by way of anonymous complaints. A person who reports a potential violation must provide his or her name and address as part of the complaint. Please note: Florida has a very broad public records law. The complainant's name and address, along with any other information provided, will become public record and subject to public disclosure.

Please Note: 

  • The Solid Waste Customer Service Department is located at the County Public Works building at 1500 Monroe Street. Office hours are 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • Due to the national coin shortage, please use exact change or pay with a debit/credit card or mobile pay.

                 


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 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.

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