Residents of San Carlos are fed up with garbage piled up in front of their homes.
In one of the worst-hit areas, such as San Carlos Island, piles of garbage bags line the sidewalks where people walk.
People are fed up with the garbage in front of their house and want to get rid of it.
Lee County reached a milestone last weekend of recovering one million cubic yards of debris from Hurricane Ian. This equates to 1 million kitchen ovens recovered.
But debris removal and trash removal are two different things.
Debris removal is being carried out gradually, but in terms of garbage, many roads have been impassable for a long time and garbage has started to accumulate.
Residents of San Carlos say they have piles of trash and need help.
San Carlos resident Carla Pine said: No here he’s seen FEMA no he’s seen bikes here in the county check us out and check in. So we feel left alone here. “
WINK News reached out to the county for a full explanation of when debris and trash cleanup will take place in the area, but did not receive a definitive answer. they direct people to their website, leegov.com/hurricane/storm/debris.
More than 1,000 people are working to clear debris and waste, according to the county.
Residents were presented with the option of taking their debris to a landfill, but most of them don’t have cars because of Ian.
https://www.winknews.com/2022/10/24/san-carlos-island-residents-fed-up-with-trash-in-front-of-their-homes/ Residents of San Carlos are fed up with the trash in front of their homes