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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

LRS Clinches Exclusive Six-Year Commercial, Residential Contracts for Comprehensive Recycling, Waste Collection for the City of Highland Park

Lakeshore Recycling Systems (LRS), Chicagoland’s leading independent recycling and waste diversion services provider, announced it has been awarded exclusive six-year commercial and residential contracts MoreContinue reading

Lakeshore Recycling Systems Ranks 31st on Waste360’s 22nd Annual Ranking of the Top 100 Waste & Recycling Companies

The Top 100 Ranks the Largest Waste and Recycling Firms in North America Based on 2014 Revenue MoreContinue reading

Lakeshore Recycling Systems Awarded Three-Year Waste Removal, Recycling, E-Waste Contract at Eight Area City Colleges of Chicago

Award represents a significant expansion of the LRS-CCC relationship, from one site to now eight, spanning four colleges and four satellite-learning sites. MoreContinue reading

Chicago Public Schools, Lakeshore Recycling Systems Launch Recycling Renegades

Recycling Renegades will challenge students to create and invent objects from recyclables in the inaugural 2015-2016 school year, culminating in an innovation showcase each Earth Day.
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Lakeshore Recycling Systems Earns Chicago Public Schools’ Coveted ‘Best Partnership Award’

Recognized annually by CPS, the Best Partnership Award is bestowed on a supplier who demonstrates a commitment to students, a willingness to collaborate, and whose actions change behaviors and policies that result in quantifiable cost savings. MoreContinue reading

Lakeshore Recycling Systems Acquires Heartland Recycling

With the Acquisition of Heartland, LRS Will Process Over 1.5 Million Tons of Waste Material Annually and Control and Process More Waste Than Any Other Private Company in Illinois MoreContinue reading

Lakeshore Recycling Helping the Nepalese Sherpa Community

Lakeshore Recycling Systems CEO uses crowd-funding to help raise nearly $10,000 to aid avalanche-affected Nepalese Sherpa community MoreContinue reading

Lakeshore Recycling Systems names new CEO and Vice President of Operations

Lakeshore Recycling Systems today announced the appointment of Alan T. Handley to Chief Executive Officer , and John J. Larsen, Vice President of Operations MoreContinue reading