Doug Whitehead, Director
Covid-19 Service Updates
- All Solid Waste facilities have resumed normal operation.
- 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.
- 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.
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.
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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.