Fort Myers Trash Schedule 2023 (Bulk Pickup, Holidays, Maps)

We’re here to help you find the Fort Myers trash pickup schedule for 2023 including bulk pickup, recycling, holidays, and maps.

The City of Fort Myers is in Florida with Lakeland to the north, Cape Coral to the south, Fort Lauderdale to the east.

If there’s a change to your normal trash collection schedule then there’s a good chance your street sweeping schedule has changed too so make sure to check for updates.

Fort Myers Trash Collection Calendar 2023

For normal trash collections schedules, visit https://www.cityftmyers.com/1561/Schedules-and-Routes

Trash Pick Up Holidays

Here you can see the city-observed holidays.

-New Year’s Day – Sunday, January 1, 2023
-Memorial Day – Monday, May 29, 2023.
-Independence Day – Tuesday, July 4, 2023
-Labor Day – Monday, September 4, 2023
-Thanksgiving Day – Thursday, November 23, 2023
-Christmas Day – Sunday, December 25, 2022

Holiday Week Collection Delays

If the holiday falls on Saturday or Sunday  

  • Residential collection schedules will not be affected. 
  • Commercial collection schedules will not be affected. 

If the holiday falls on a Monday or Tuesday

  • Residential collection schedules will experience a delay from the day of the holiday through the remainder of the week.
  • Commercial collection schedules will experience a delay from the day of the holiday through the remainder of the week.

If the holiday falls on a Thursday or Friday 

  • Residential collection schedules will be delayed by one day for Thursday and Friday customers. Residential collections that are regularly scheduled for Monday and Tuesday will not be affected.
  • Commercial collection schedules will be delayed by one day for Thursday and Friday customers. Commercial collections that are regularly scheduled for Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday will not be affected.

If the holiday falls on a Wednesday

  • Residential collection schedules will not be affected. 
  • Commercial collection schedules will be delayed by one day for Wednesday, Thursday and Friday customers. Commercial collections that are regularly scheduled for Monday and Tuesday will not be affected.

Fort Myers Trash Collection Map

Fort Myers Trash Pickup Schedule

Bulk Waste Pickup Calendar 2023

To find your bulk item pickup schedule visit: https://www.cityftmyers.com/1561/Schedules-and-Routes

Acceptable Items for Bulk Pickup

Furniture and appliances.

Unacceptable Items for Bulk Pickup

Household garbage, hazardous waste, tires.

Have bulky items the city won’t pick up? You need a junk removal service.

If you have large items that the city won’t take from you, you may need to hire a junk removal service.

Junk removal services are not be as picky about the items they’re collecting so if the city won’t take the item, this may be your best bet. There’s usually a fee involved with junk removal but most companies can tell you ahead of time approximately what it’s going to cost.

There are a number of junk removal services in Fort Myers and I’m sure many of them will be able to help you out.

Recycling Collection Calendar 2023

Here’s the link to the recycling collection calendar: https://cfm.maps.arcgis.com/apps/webappviewer/index.html?id=39a2db3c634b41e981371494aeadbc1d

Frequently Asked Questions

When is bulk pickup in Fort Myers?

To find your bulky item pickup in your area visit: https://www.cityftmyers.com/1561/Schedules-and-Routes

What day is trash pickup?

To find trash pickup on your street visit: https://www.cityftmyers.com/1561/Schedules-and-Routes

What time does trash collection start?

Trash collection starts at 6 a.m. Make sure to have your bins on the curb by then.

How can I contact the Fort Myers Public Works Department?

Address
2144 Arcadia Street
Fort Myers, FL 33916
Directions
Phone: 239-321-8050

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