Town of Fort Myers Beach Florida

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Solid Waste
Household Trash & Recycling

Trash, refuse, yard waste and recycling may only be put out to the curb the night before a pickup day. It is a violation of Town Code for waste to be out by the curb more than 24 hours before pick-up.

Regular household trash - 40 lbs. or less - is picked up on Thursday mornings. Trash must be placed in secured trash cans to prevent wild animals from accessing it.

Recycling is also picked up on Wednesday mornings. Recyclable items should be seperated and placed in bins issued by the solid waste collection company - Advanced Disposal. Call Advanced Disposal at 239-334-1224 to request a recycling bin.


Yard Waste
Yard clippings, leaves, tree limbs and other agricultural waste from landscaping activities are picked up Wednesday mornings. These items are to be placed in trash cans, bags, or bundled with twine. Bags and bundles are to be less than 5 foot long and no more than 40 lbs.

Large Item Pick-Up
To request and schedule a FREE special pick-up of appliances and large items (i.e. furniture), Call Advanced Disposal at 239-334-1224.

Hazardous & Household Chemical Waste Collection

The Lee County Solid Waste Division has opened its permanent Household Chemical Waste Collection facility on 6441 Topaz Court in Fort Myers (off Metro Pkwy) for operation.

Residents may now dispose of household chemical waste between the hours of 8 am and 5 pm, Monday through Friday and every first Saturday of the month from 8 am to 12 Noon. The facility will be closed on holidays observed by Lee County. More information...



2525 Estero Blvd  •  Fort Myers Beach, FL  •  Ph. (239) 765-0202 • Fx. (239) 765-0909
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