NewsProtecting Paradise


Free drop-off event for household chemical waste April 30 for Fort Myers Beach

Fort Myers Beach
Posted at 10:18 PM, Apr 20, 2021
and last updated 2021-04-30 06:13:43-04

FORT MYERS BEACH, Fla. — On Friday, April 30, starting at 8 a.m., town residents will be able to safely and responsibly dispose of household chemical waste (HCW) such as leftover paints, cleaners, herbicides, pesticides, automotive fluids and pool chemicals. In keeping with CDC guidelines to prevent the spread of COVID-19, this event is socially distanced, no contact.

Hosted in partnership with Lee County Solid Waste, this no charge collection event will be from 8 a.m. to noon at Bay Oaks Recreational Campus, 2731 Oak Street. Drop off is an easy, drive-through process available to all residents. For a list of acceptable items, visit

Businesses that need chemical waste disposal can call 239-533-8000 to schedule an appointment for the monthly business collection held at Lee County’s permanent HCW drop-off location. This location is just off Metro Parkway in south Fort Myers at 6441 Topaz Court.