Hazardous WasteResidents will be able to safely and responsibly dispose of household chemical waste from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. on Wednesday.  Items will not be accepted either before or after that time period.

Chemical waste categories include items that are ignitable, corrosive, explosive and/or reactive and toxic.  Never dispose of these items in dumpsters, compactors or at curbside with household garbage or down a storm drain or in the soil.  See Lee County Solid Waste link for household chemical waste categories.

Items which are not household chemical waste and can be set out with household garbage include: empty paint cans, empty automotive fluid containers, small engine equipment such as pressure washers, lawn mowers, weed eaters, etc., small electronic parts such as routers, mice, keyboard, tires and small appliances.

Estero Park is located at 9200 Corkscrew Palms Blvd.

In addition, residential household chemical waste is accepted at the Topaz Court Solid Waste facility located at 6441 Topaz Court in Fort Myers, off Metro Parkway.  This facility is open 8 a.m. – 5 p.m., Monday through Friday and 8 a.m. – 12 noon on the first Saturday of each month (except holidays).

For questions, call Lee County Solid Waste at 239-533-8000.