Author Archives: Shannon Figueroa

New Year, New Recycling Resolutions

It is the new year, which means time to start fresh and create a new year resolution. This year, instead of vowing to go to the gym more frequently or … MoreContinue reading

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

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 Raised Nearly $70,000 for Lupus Society of Illinois

Since early summer, Lakeshore has been raising money for Lupus Society of Illinois and on October 20 we pulled the raffle drawing winners, with 30 amazing prizes available. Together, the … MoreContinue reading

LRS has Acquired Area Restroom Solutions, Expanding its Portable Restroom Services by Over 20 Percent

LRS is continually searching for new methods to increase service levels to customers and spread its services geographically. On September 14, LRS announces its most recent expansion with the acquisition … MoreContinue reading

LRS Continues to Set Industry Standards with Integration of New Aerobic Digester

LRS has partnered with EcoloCap Solutions to create the first aerobic digester in the United States. The digester will be used in LRS waste diversion efforts to convert 15 tons … MoreContinue reading