Author Archives: Meaghan

LRS Stands Down with NWRA for School Safety

Safety is in the heart of everything we do at Lakeshore Recycling Systems and we strive to extend our safety value not just to our employees, but to families, customers … MoreContinue reading

Lakeshore Recycling Systems Wins Biggest Safety Improvement Award from Solid Waste Association of North America

LRS has been awarded the 2017 Biggest Safety Improvement Award by Solid Waste Association of North America. LRS displayed exemplary actions in education and communication outreach to revamp the safety program, establish trust within employees and strengthen the safety culture. MoreContinue reading

Where Does Chicago’s Recycling Go?

Once Chicagoans fill their blue recycling carts with last week’s beer bottles, milk cartons and other recyclables, a process begins to haul the carts away, sort through and separate the materials collected and, finally, deliver them to companies that make use of the recovered glass, metal, paper and plastic. MoreContinue reading

Committed to 100% Customer Satisfaction

Looking halfway through the year, Lakeshore is proud of the new services, employees, customers and systems we have been able to bring in. These past six months have only proved … MoreContinue reading

Quiz: What Recyclable Material Are You?

If you were a recyclable material, what would you be? See what commodity type you are by taking this fun personality quiz!   CLICK HERE for more details on how you … MoreContinue reading

Quiz: Do You Have What it Takes to be an LRS Earth Day Hero?

Think you have what it takes to be an LRS Earth Day Hero? Test your knowledge with this exciting quiz! CLICK HERE for more details on how you can give … MoreContinue reading

LRS Celebrates Earth Day – April 22

Each year on April 22, 180 countries around the world come together to show their support for environmental protection. Since 1970 when the environmental movement started, people across the globe … MoreContinue reading

Lakeshore Expands System-wide Service Areas with K. Hoving Companies Acquisition

Lakeshore is very excited to announce the newest addition to our state-of-the-art facilities, West Chicago MRF, which is based on our recent acquisition of K. Hoving Companies. This new Lakeshore … MoreContinue reading

Lakeshore Recycling Systems Acquires Chicago-area Recycler

LRS has acquired West Chicago-based K. Hoving Companies and says this now makes it the largest private waste company in Illinois. MoreContinue reading

Two Big Deals Could Reshape the Illinois Hauler Market

Two mergers in 24 hours could change the shape of the private solid waste hauling market in Chicago and the surrounding regions. Lakeshore Recycling Systems announced it had acquired K. Hoving Companies, a full-service waste management, recycling and dumpster rental company based in West Chicago. MoreContinue reading