Author Archives: Meaghan

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

HP Drops Refuse Stickers for Chips

Starting August 1, Highland Park residents who have residential volume-based service with Lakeshore Recycling Systems (LRS) or use stickers to have their curbside waste collected will no longer use waste stickers for regular waste disposal. MoreContinue reading

Environmental Leader Names Lakeshore Recycling Systems a 2016 Top Product of the Year for Its Sustainable Business Model

The Environmental Leader Product and Project Awards recognize excellence in the fields of environmental sustainability and energy management. MoreContinue reading

Lakeshore Recycling Systems Strengthens Its Ranks With the Addition of Three Experienced Executives in Large Accounts, HR, Risk Management

John Sliwicki, Brian Tibble and Daniel Fetty bring exceptional experience to LRS in key operational roles. MoreContinue reading

Lakeshore Recycling Systems Ranks 35th on Waste360’s Prestigious Top 100 Waste & Recycling Firms in North America

Ranking marks second consecutive year LRS has been recognized on the Waste100, reflecting continued growth and regional expansion in Chicago and its collar counties. MoreContinue reading

In the Spotlight: Lakeshore Recycling Systems: An Industry Game-Changer

With rapid expansion in the Chicago area over the past several years, Lakeshore Recycling Systems has grown to be a force to be reckoned with. MoreContinue reading

Waste Hauler Plans Shift to Chip Technology in Highland Park

Highland Park residents who pay for trash collection by volume no longer will need to affix waste stickers to their trash carts. Radio frequency chips implanted in the trash carts will tell the waste hauler where to send the bill. MoreContinue reading