Although we aim for reliable and efficient waste removal, we aim to do much more. Our ongoing goal is to divert as much waste as possible, which is why we provide:
We operate state-of-the-art material recovery facilities (MRF) throughout Chicagoland. These five recycling centers are strategically located in Chicago and the surrounding suburbs so we serve our clients where ever they are located. We have made significant investments in technology that allows us to minimize the amount of material that is not recycled. This aligns with our commitment to never own or operate a landfill. Our approach to this industry driven by a belief that waste management companies have a critical role in preserving the earth and ecology. In everything we do, we try to align our practices with our philosophy.
For nearly 20 years, Lakeshore Recycling Systems (LRS) has provided recycling and 100% waste diversion programs, affordable roll-off container service, on-site storage, portable restrooms, street sweepers and comprehensive waste removal to businesses and homeowners. Whether you’re looking for a curbside pick-up, conventional dumpster or roll-off, our recycling experts deliver outstanding service and reliability.
When you call us you receive a free, professional consultation. Our experts will take the time to understand your project and your timelines before recommending the appropriate suite of solutions. We provide the best solutions and the most competitive rates. So, if you are a business or residential customer and you are planning a project, give us a call.
Not only does LRS’ innovative technology divert a high percentage of solid municipal waste out of the waste stream, but it also allows us to divert over 80% construction and demolition debris we take in.
LRS takes pride in not owning any landfills; our diversion process is essential in creating the most efficient business model to ensure sustainability. Sorting recyclable materials from waste is part of the way we make a difference.
LRS utilizes the most sophisticated equipment at each of our facilities — that, coupled with our experienced line workers, make us divert over 40% of municipal solid waste that we take in to be redirected for re-use.