Changes Coming to Trash Pickup


Beginning Monday, April 29, Fort Myers Beach residents will only have to put their trash, recycling and yard waste to the curb once a week. Garbage, recycling and yard waste to be collected on the same day.

Waste Management, Lee County’s contracted hauler for the area, is announcing the service enhancement through postcards mailed to each of the 27,715 affected addresses.

For questions, contact Waste Management customer service at 239-334-1224.

Residents also can use the search feature on the Lee County Solid Waste website to determine which day of the week is their new collection day. Visit Or residents can use the Resident Information Tool at

“We continually look for ways to improve residents’ experiences,” said Doug Whitehead, Lee County Solid Waste director. “Same-day service minimizes the time residents have material sitting curbside and reduces collection-vehicle traffic in neighborhoods to one day per week.”


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