Monthly Archives: August 2016

Merger Creates Major Player in Chicago-area Waste and Recycling Services Industry

Recycling Systems, Inc. and Lakeshore Waste Services conducted business with each other regularly and decided that teaming up would provide a unique service to the waste industry. MoreContinue reading

RFID Still in Early Stages of Adoption by Waste Industry

Radio-frequency identification (RFID) technology systems are being integrated into waste haulers’ and municipalities’ customer relationship management (CRM) and billing system to improve customer service and billing accuracy. MoreContinue reading

City of Wheaton Awards Lakeshore Recycling Systems Five-Year Residential Waste, Recycling Contract Effective Oct. 1, 2016

Contract Expands the LRS Service Footprint Into DuPage County, and Was Awarded Based on LRS’ Active Use of Permanent RFID-Enabled Tags to Improve Service Accuracy and Lower Costs to Residents Over Time. MoreContinue reading

High-tech Garbage Collection Coming to Wheaton

Garbage in Wheaton will be collected and billed with radio frequency identification technology starting Oct. 1. The Wheaton City Council approved a five-year contract with Lakeshore Recycling Systems Monday that will replace the current one-time-use garbage stickers with permanent tags that use RFID technology. MoreContinue reading

Scanning Technology to Debut for Highland Park Trash Collection

Garbage pickup in Highland Park will be more convenient for residents who toss the trash only when they want or need to. That’s because the households on the volume-based program no longer will have to buy stickers for curbside pickup. Instead, the city will become the first community in Lake County to use Radio Frequency Identification to track regular waste disposal. MoreContinue reading

Comerica Bank Fuels Lakeshore Recycling Systems Growth Through Acquisition Funding and Facility and Equipment Upgrades

Comerica Bank’s continuing support of LRS, one of the fastest growing waste and recycling companies in the Midwest, has helped fuel the company’s significant growth and market capitalization in the greater Chicago region. MoreContinue reading

How to Reuse or Recycle Your Landscape Refuse

Maintaining a landscape or garden can create a lot of waste, from grass clippings and fallen leaves to pulled weeds and felled trees. In Illinois, homeowners, property managers and business … MoreContinue reading