Lee County Government is investing in Human & Business Services to provide immediate assistance for individuals, families and businesses. Funds are available through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act federal stimulus package.

Visit www.LeeFLCares.com for more information on eligibility

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 will reopen Monday, May 11 for residential chemical waste and electronics drop off 
  • All Compost sales will resume 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.

4th of July service update:

The 4th of July falls on Saturday this year and will not affect residential collection schedules in unincorporated Lee County, the City of Bonita Springs, the Village of Estero and the Town of Fort Myers Beach.

The Resource Recovery Facility on Buckingham Road will be open to accept waste from 6:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. on Friday, July 3 but will be closed on Saturday, July 4.

All Solid Waste offices and the Household Chemical Waste Collection Facility will be closed both Friday, July 3 and Saturday, July 4.

The Household Chemical Waste Collection Facility, which is normally open on the first Saturday of each month, will instead be open on Saturday, July 11 from 8 a.m. - noon.

Please remember to recycle the plastic containers, metal cans and glass bottles and jars from your Independence Day celebrations. Everything should be empty, clean and dry before going in your recycling cart.

Report a Problem 

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

Take our customer satisfaction survey.



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.


Resident's Guides to Recycling and Waste Disposal in Lee County are available in English, Spanish and Creole-

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  • 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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