The City of Highland Park selected Lakeshore Recycling Systems as its exclusive waste and recycling hauler for all residential, commercial and multi-family properties; a contract which began on January 1, 2016. This franchise agreement covers waste, recycling and organic services.
Lakeshore Recycling Systems is proud to service Highland Park businesses. We believe in finding innovative solutions that will create a better customer experience and protect the environment. Lakeshore Recycling Systems and Highland Park are one of the first partnerships in the Midwest to start an organics program with businesses.
Please refer to the following links for more information:
Commercial Waste, Recycling and Organic Collection Rates
Holiday Service Schedule
Lakeshore Recycling Systems provides an organics service (food scrap/landscape) option that is charged per pickup. This program allows businesses to use 65-gallon, 95-gallon, 1 yard or 1.5 yard containers.
Having opened Chicagoland’s state-of-the-art single-stream recycling center in 2016, Lakeshore Recycling Systems focuses on waste diversion to recycle more and send less waste to landfills. Lakeshore Recycling Systems vows not to own or operate a landfill and is committed to making the surrounding communities a greener place to live.
Lakeshore Recycling Systems has a single-stream recycling center dedicated to sorting and separating recyclables. This 40,000 square-foot facility is designed to handle more than 110,000 tons of high-grade residential and commercial single-stream recyclables, sorting, separating and allocating over 20 tons of waste per hour.
Take a virtual tour of Lakeshore Recycling Systems’ state-of-the-art single-stream recycling center.
Our focus in maintaining a sustainable Highland Park is at the very core of our mission. Lakeshore Recycling Systems works to enhance our service areas so that the City recycles more and wastes less.