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Garbage Collection Rules

RULES FOR THE CORRECT USE OF WASTE PRO
(239-337-0800)

RECYCLES ON TUESDAY

HORTICULTURE & GARBAGE & TRASH ON MONDAY
  • Place garbage/trash within 6 feet of the curb by 6:00 AM.
  • Place garbage/trash in an approved container such as garbage can or trash bag.
  • Construction debris cannot exceed 2 cubic yards. One cubic yard is 1 yard x 1 yard x 1 yard.
    For greater amounts, please contact Waste Pro directly at the number above.
  • No hazardous material. Please contact Lee County Solid Waste as 533-8000 for disposal information.
  • All recycles are to be in approved recycle bin. Contact Waste Pro if you do not have a proper bin.
  • Cardboard is recyclable and must be placed out on the appropriate day.
  • Loose branches and limbs must be tied in bundles not to exceed 6 feet in length and no more than 50 lbs.
  • Loose palm fronds over 50 pounds must be tied and bundled.
  • Grass clippings, leaves, pine needles, etc. must be containerized or bagged. Do not use the recycle bin for yard waste.

ELECTRONICS AND WHITE GOODS

Electronic items can be left at curb for a specially scheduled pick up. Electronics include small items like
toaster or large items like televisions. Put these out on Tuesday.

White goods are refrigerators, stove, water heaters, washers, dryers, freezers. These are put out on Tuesday
or Friday for a special pickup and will be tagged as such.


WASTE PRO HOLIDAY SCHEDULE
January 1, New Year’s Day
Memorial Day – the last Monday in May
July 4th                       
Labor Day – first Monday in September
Thanksgiving – 4th Thursday in November
Christmas Day – December 25th
      
When there is a Monday holiday, the garbage will be collected on Tuesday along with the recycles.

RULES & FINES FOR HORTICULTURE
  • Horticulture may be placed curbside on Sunday for Monday pickup by Waste Pro.
  • Residents may take horticulture to the horticulture pit area and dump on Wednesdays and Fridays from 8:00 am to 2:30 pm.
  • The horticulture pit will be unlocked and manned by a staffer Monday through Friday from 2:00 - 2:30 PM for contractors to deposit horticulture taken from Pine Lakes and Lake Fairway’s residences ONLY.
  • Contractors must enter Pine Lakes and Lake Fairways empty to be able to deposit horticulture in the Pine Lakes/Lake Fairways pit.
  • Horticulture and trash placed curbside on inappropriate days is subject to a fine of $100 for early pick-up. Residents please advise your service provider of these changes and let them know they can take your clippings to the pit daily between 2:00 and 2:30 PM.