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Posted on: November 17, 2022

Residential Waste, Debris & Recycling Pickup

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The Resident Debris Drop-Off Location Closing Due to Inactivity

On Friday, November 18th, the City of Fort Myers residents debris drop-off site on the corner of EDISON and GRAND AVE will close permanently at 

5PM. Residents may bring vegetative, construction and demolition debris 7AM-5PM.


The following locations remain open to accept storm debris only. Hours of operation are 7AM to 5:30PM daily: 

  • Mosquito Control, 1840 Gunnery Road, Lehigh Acres (only vegetative debris, no C&D)

  • Brooks Park, 50 South Road, Fort Myers 

  • San Carlos Utility Site, 18078 Cypress Point Road, Fort Myers 

  • Shell Factory, 2805 N. Tamiami Trail, North Fort Myers

These sites are for light-duty trucks and small trailers. No self-loading equipment allowed. Those dropping off must be prepared to unload your trucks.


Debris Pick-Up

The city is embarking on the second pass for debris removal. Click on the map to see where we've been and how close we are to completing all three debris removal passes within city limits.

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TAKE A LOOK AT OUR DEBRIS REMOVAL PROGRESS IN REAL TIME!



Separating Debris:

As you prepare your Hurricane Ian clean-up, please place the debris at the edge of the property in three separate piles:

Appliances (White Goods), Vegetation, and Construction Materials (C & D).

  • Appliances: Some have gasses or other components that need special handling. (Appliances are sometimes called White Goods.)

  • Vegetative material: Large piles of tree limbs and branches. Bagged vegetative material can be put out at the same time.

  • Construction material: Damaged components of buildings and structures—wood, glass, metal, roofing material, tile, carpeting, concrete, equipment (C & D).


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