Lee County Trash Schedule 2023 (Bulk Pickup, Holidays, Maps)

We’re here to help you find the Lee County garbage pickup schedule for 2023 including bulk pickup, recycling, holidays, and maps.

The City of Lee County is in Florida with Lakeland to the north, Sarasota, Manatee County, Hillsborough County and Tampa to the northwest, and contains Cape Coral to the south, and Fort Myers to the east.

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

Lee County Garbage Collection Calendar 2023

For normal garbage collections schedules, visit https://www.leegov.com/solidwaste/residential/curbside

Garbage Pick Up Holidays

Here you can see the city-observed holidays.

There are no garbage, yard waste and recycling collections or special pick-ups of electronics and bulky items on the holidays listed below.

New Year’s Day​Jan. 1
​Memorial Day​Last Monday in May
Independence Day​July 4
Labor DayFirst Monday in September​
Thanksgiving DayFourth Thursday in November
Christmas Day​Dec. 25

If the holiday happens to fall on Saturday or Sunday, your collection schedule will not be affected. 

If the holiday falls on a weekday, the collection schedule will be delayed one day from the day of the holiday for the remainder of the week. 

For instance, if the holiday falls on a Wednesday, then Monday and Tuesday collections would be performed as regularly scheduled, Wednesday’s collection would occur on Thursday, Thursday’s collection would occur on Friday and Friday’s collection would occur on Saturday.

Lee County Garbage Collection Map

Lee County Garbage Pickup Schedule

Bulk Waste Pickup Calendar 2023

To find your bulk item pickup schedule visit: https://www.leegov.com/solidwaste/f-a-q for find the collection day for your bulk waste.

Acceptable Items for Bulk Pickup

  • Electronics.
  • You can place two regular car tires (with rims) per week with your regular household garbage.
  • Larger tires need to be taken to the Resource Recovery Facility in Buckingham for disposal.

Unacceptable Items for Bulk Pickup

  • Hazardous waste.

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 Lee County 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://www.leegov.com/solidwaste/residential/recycling

Frequently Asked Questions

When is bulk pickup in Lee County?

To find your bulky item pickup in your area visit: https://www.leegov.com/solidwaste/f-a-q

What day is garbage pickup?

To find garbage pickup on your street visit: https://www.leegov.com/solidwaste/residential/curbside

What time does garbage collection start?

Garbage collection starts at 6:30 a.m. Make sure to have your bins on the curb by then.

How can I contact the Lee County Public Works Department?


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