Author Archives: Meaghan

Lakeshore Recycling Systems Named One of Chicago’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® by National Association for Business Resources

Lakeshore Recycling Systems (LRS), Chicagoland’s premier recycling and waste diversion services provider, has been named a recipient of the 2016 Chicago’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® award, which recognizes companies who deliver exceptional human resource practices and exceptional commitment to their employees. MoreContinue reading

Lakeshore Recycling Systems Honored as Stevie® Award Winner in Multiple Categories for 2016 American Business Awards(SM)

Lakeshore Recycling Systems (LRS) was named the winner of three gold Stevie® Awards and three silver Stevie® Awards in the categories Executive of the Year, Product Management/Development Executive of the Year, Marketer of the Year, Company of the Year and Most Innovative Company of the Year in The 14th Annual American Business Awards today. MoreContinue reading

Lakeshore Recycling Systems Awarded Best Available Environmental Technology by NAEP

Lakeshore Recycling Systems (LRS), Chicagoland’s leading independent recycling and waste diversion provider recently was awarded NAEP 2016 Environmental Excellence Award for Best Available Environmental Technology. MoreContinue reading

C&D Recycler Clears Fugitive Dust Using Atomized Mist

The City of Chicago, in partnership with LRS, has concentrated on recycling programs involving C&D materials by offering incentives to businesses that reduce service charges in return for keeping materials out of landfills. MoreContinue reading

Lakeshore Recycling Systems Receives $1.5M Closed Loop Fund Investment

As it moves forward with its plan to invest more than $500 million in US recycling projects by 2020, the Closed Loop Fund announced its latest investment: a $1.5 million in Lakeshore Recycling Systems. MoreContinue reading

Chicago MRF Upgrades to Faster, Cleaner System

A Chicago-area MRF leaped forward on its planet-saving goals on Wednesday as it started up a new $8.5-million system that will lift recycling output by 40 times over current production levels. MoreContinue reading

LRS Acquires C&D Recycling Located in Northbrook

Lakeshore Recycling Systems Acquires C&D Recycling, Now Controls and Processes Over 2 Million Tons of Waste Material Annually, More Than Any Other Privately-Held Company in Illinois MoreContinue reading

LRS to Hold Ribbon Cutting Ceremony and Tour of Heartland Facility

Lakeshore Recycling Systems, Closed Loop Fund to Hold Ribbon Cutting & Tour of New $8.5M Machinex® Single-Stream Recycling System at LRS’ Heartland Recycling Facility: 6201 W. Canal Bank Road, Forest View MoreContinue reading

City of Highwood selects Lakeshore Recycling Systems for Commercial, Residential waste collection

The City of Highwood today announced it will be the first municipality in Illinois to require curbside organics collection for both commercial and residential services. MoreContinue reading

Illinois City to Implement Curbside Organics Recycling Program

Highland Park will become one of the first cities in Illinois to offer curbside recycling of mixed organic waste when it rolls out its opt-in, three-bin system in April 2016. MoreContinue reading