Author Archives: Sara Stuckey

Moving? It’s Time to Make a Choice in Waste Collection

Moving day is getting closer by the minute and you haven’t even started to pack up your home or business. While moving day may be approaching quickly, you still have … MoreContinue reading

Tips for Reducing Your Thanksgiving & Holiday Waste

According to the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency, Americans throw away 25 percent more trash during the holiday season. Just as alarmingly, people residing in the United States discard 33 percent … 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

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

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

5 Tips for Cultivating a Zero-Waste Lifestyle

Is a truly zero-waste lifestyle possible, or will we always require waste removal for some items? While that extreme level of waste reduction seems unrealistic, an NYU environmental science major … MoreContinue reading

Key Things to Know About Recycling Glass

Glass is one of the most easily recyclable items of all consumer materials. Most glass jars and bottles that are manufactured in the U.S. today are comprised of around 27 … MoreContinue reading

So, What Exactly Do Those Recycling Numbers Mean on the Bottoms of Plastic Items?

You might have glimpsed numbers on the bottoms of plastic containers and bottles. Are you aware of their meaning and how these numbers apply to sustainability and recycling practices? When … MoreContinue reading

Tips for the Proper Disposal of Batteries

Batteries can pose a challenge for businesses and households looking to do the right thing in terms of waste management. From small batteries in watches, to standard AA, AAA, C … MoreContinue reading

Chicago Youth Learn About Recycling from the U.S. Green Building Council

On August 5, 2017, about 30 Chicago students spent their day learning about sustainable waste management and recycling practices. It was part of a program offered by the U.S. Green … MoreContinue reading