Lakeshore Recycling Systems is the Village of Riverwoods’ exclusive waste and recycling hauler; this contract began on April 1, 2012.
Lakeshore Recycling Systems provides weekly Street-side or Back Door Service on the designated service day. Carts will be serviced between 7a and 7p and residents must have carts out no later than 7a on the day of service.
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Holiday Service Schedule
Residents of Riverwoods have the option to put out one bulk item (up to 50 pounds) per pickup on the same service day. Prior to pickup, Lakeshore Recycling Systems asks customers to call the customer service line at 773.685.8811 and report what the bulk item is. White goods are not included in this service.
Trash: Customers can place extra garbage on the side of the trash cart. Extra garbage must be bagged with a sticker. Stickers can be obtained by contacting Lakeshore Recycling Systems at 773.685.8811 or Questions@LRSrecycles.com.
Recycling: Customers can place extra recyclables at street-side on the side of the recycling cart. All extra recyclables will be collected at no charge as long as it is less than 100 gallons and 50 pounds.
Available from April 1 to December 15, Lakeshore Recycling Systems provides a simple option for landscape waste collection. Landscape waste is collected on Wednesdays at street-side. Lakeshore Recycling Systems offers two services for landscape waste.
Subscription Service provides a flat monthly rate that covers up to ten 35-gallon containers or kraft bags. For more than ten kraft bags or containers, a sticker must be affixed onto the additional bags/containers. See the sticker service information below.
Sticker Service is a weekly volume-based system where a customer pays for only the quantity of the landscape waste collected. This option is done by the customer purchasing stickers through Lakeshore Recycling Systems and placing them on a kraft bag. Bags and cans should not exceed 35 gallons and 50 pounds. Prior to the pickup, the customer must call Lakeshore Recycling Systems the Tuesday before service to alert our staff of the requests.
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.
As the exclusive residential waste and recycling hauler for the Village of Riverwoods, Lakeshore Recycling Systems vows to continue to enhance service areas as well as remain a driving force in protecting the environment.