Yearly Archives: 2017

Lakeshore Recycling Systems celebrates America Recycles Day

Each year, America Recycles Day raises sustainability awareness on November 15. This national holiday was created in 1997 to encourage our nation to recycle more, reduce waste production and buy … MoreContinue reading

Lakeshore Has Acquired DC Trash of Illinois, Expanding Service Foothold West of Chicagoland

On November 7, Lakeshore announced that we have acquired DC Trash of Illinois, an independent waste and recycling collection company in DeKalb County. With this acquisition, Lakeshore will gain six … MoreContinue reading

A Quick Guide To Composting

Here at Lakeshore Recycling Systems, we know that many of our customers are trying to lower their carbon footprint and “go green.” One way for businesses, governments, and individuals can … MoreContinue reading

Lakeshore Recycling Systems Expands Illinois Footprint

As of November 1, LRS now provides waste collection services to nearly 3,000 households in the Village of Glencoe, Ill. in addition to new municipal growth with the City of Blue Island. MoreContinue reading

Lakeshore Recycling Systems Accelerates 2017 Regional Expansion, Acquiring Dekalb County-Based DC Trash of Illinois

LRS announced the acquisition of DC Trash of Illinois (DCT), an independent waste and recycling collection provider serving 30,000 customers in Chicago’s western suburbs. DCT represents LRS’ 6th acquisition of a Chicago-area independent waste and recycling company over the last 4 years, as the company expands operations and its geographic service area throughout Illinois. MoreContinue reading

Should I Recycle or Donate My Old Cell Phone?

Here at Lakeshore Recycling Systems, we know that it’s easy for e-waste to pile up around the home or office. The evolution of technology marches on, which means that you … MoreContinue reading

Lakeshore Recycling Systems Strengthens Chicagoland Foothold, Expanding Service Agreement With the Village of Glencoe and Gaining the City of Blue Island as a New Municipal Customer

LRS announced it has expanded its service agreement with the Village of Glencoe to include waste collection effective Nov. 1, alongside its already-implemented recycling collection program for the Village’s nearly 3,000 households. The company also announced it began waste and recycling collection for the City of Blue Island’s 8,500 households effective July 2017, strengthening its Chicagoland foothold in key northern and southern suburbs. MoreContinue reading

Top 4 Recycling Tips For Autumn

Fall is here, which means that now could be a perfect time to start cleaning and decluttering. It also means that you’re going to be dealing with some more yard … MoreContinue reading

Lakeshore Recycling Systems is Awarded the 2017 Illinois Sustainability Award as the Only Waste Hauler

On Tuesday, October 24, LRS was awarded the 2017 Illinois Sustainability Award at a luncheon. The award recognized LRS as a company that has implemented outstanding and innovative sustainable business … MoreContinue reading

Lakeshore Recycling Systems Awarded the Coveted Illinois Governor’s Sustainability Award for Innovative Business Practices

This prestigious award recognizes LRS as a leader in implementing cutting-edge and sustainable business operations, technologies, programs, products and company culture. LRS was the only company of the 22 recognized Illinois-based company to be in the waste industry. The Governor’s Sustainability Award is the longest running environmental award in the nation. MoreContinue reading