Hebron Residential Garbage, Recycling and Yard-Waste Collection Program
LRS provides Hebron with services for garbage, recycling and yard waste. LRS offers many other services for Hebron residents including electronic waste events, semi-annual leaf vacuuming events, organic food scrap compost service, annual clean up events, free community drop-off sites, portable restrooms and large, open top construction style containers. We are proud to be a partner in your community!
For more information on the required scheduling collection for specific items or material types, please click on one of the tabs below.
Tuesday is the service day in Hebron. All garbage, recycling and yard waste will be collected between the times of 6AM and 7PM on your collection day. Service times are subject to change.
Hebron residents may select between three program options for garbage collection. Program options include a limited program, senior limited program and an unlimited program. All three program options come with a recycling cart for collection of recyclable materials. For more information on the program(s) offered, please read below.
This service option is available to all residents included within the village. One (1) 65-gallon waste cart will be provided for weekly collection services. Collection is limited to the items contained inside the LRS bin, anything placed outside the container will be left.
Senior Limited Program
This option can be utilized by residents who create a low volume of residential waste and are 65 years of age and older. Residents who elect to enroll in this program must provide proof of age to LRS. One (1) 35-gallon waste will be provided for weekly collection services. Collection is limited to the items contained inside the bin, anything placed outside the container will be left behind. Please reach out to LRS customer service with any questions.
This service option is available to all residents included within the village and is the default option to all new residents. One (1) 95-gallon waste cart will be provided for weekly collection services. This program option has unlimited collection.
Residents on the unlimited program may use personal containers for any extra refuse that doesn’t fit inside the LRS issued cart. Non-LRS containers may not exceed 35-gallons or 50lbs when full. Resident owned containers must also be watertight and have two (2) handles. LRS is not responsible for damage to personal carts as they are not compatible with our equipment.
Residents utilizing this program have the option of renting an additional garbage cart for a monthly fee. Please contact LRS to do so.
Any requests for changes in services should be communicated to LRS customer service.
LRS provides one cart for recycling at no charge for each household. Recycling is serviced on the same day as trash and on a one truck pass. The same truck that services your trash, has a split body to collect recyclables as well. Additional recycling carts are available upon request to customer service. Contact LRS customer service for more information or with questions regarding recycling.
- Recyclables are collected on the same day of the week as the garbage and yard waste
- You are to use the LRS issued cart first for recycled materials
- There is no limit to the amount of acceptable recyclable items that can be placed out for collection, provided they are properly prepared and contained
- LRS suggests using a cardboard box as a makeshift bin and placing all broken down materials in the ‘bin’ if needed
- Please MARK the additional box or container used as RECYCLE so the driver can clearly see it
- Plastic bags with recycling material will not be accepted
- Shredded paper is not considered recyclable material, please contact the customer service department for further disposal options
- Rental recycling bins are available upon request to customer service
Yard waste is collected seasonally beginning on April 1st through November 30th on the same day as garbage and recyclables. LRS also allows for organic food scraps to be mixed into yard waste during the season as well.
What is Considered Yard Waste?
Yard waste is garden trimmings, branches and brush under two inches (2”) in diameter not exceeding 4’ in length, leaves, flowers, tree droppings (crabapples and pinecones), garden plants, vines, weeds, grass clippings and yard trimmings.
What are considered acceptable food scraps?
Bread, cereal, coffee grounds, dairy, eggshells, eggs, fruits, grain, pasta, shells, vegetables
What are non-acceptable food scraps?
Bones, diapers, fats, glass, grease, liquids, meat, metal, oil, packaging, paper plates, pet waste, plastic, poultry, seafood, service ware, shells, and Styrofoam
Approved yard waste containers and bags
Residents can elect to use biodegradable kraft bags or personal containers labeled yard waste. Containers must be 35-gallons or smaller, weighing less than 50lbs when full. Brush and branches must be bundled and tied with biodegradable twine or string (no metal). Each bundle must be no longer than 4’ in length, 2’ in diameter, with no individual branch being greater than 2” in diameter and weighing no more than 50lbs.
95-gallon yard waste bins are available for a small monthly rental fee. Please contact LRS to do so.
Fall Leaf Vacuuming
Twice per year, LRS will provide leaf vacuuming services to Village of Hebron Residents. Residents who elect to participate in the fall leaf vacuuming should rake loose leaves to curb/street side. Any leaves in ditches or farther than 3’ from street and not at least 3’ from obstructions will not be collected.
Please contact customer service to inquire about upcoming dates for leaf vacuuming.
During the first two weeks of January, LRS will collect non-artificial Christmas trees (free of any tinsel, ornaments or lights) as organic material. Trees can be left loose (never in bags) in the area where you have regular service for trash and recycling. Due to snow and ice, trees may not always be picked up on your service day as our drivers and trucks will be in the village all month for pickups.
Following the first two weeks of January, Christmas trees are taken as bulk items. Please read below for additional information regarding bulk item collection.
Bulk items (that do not fit into your garbage cart) are collected loose, on your regular day of service with prepayment and prescheduling. If an item exceeds 50lbs, or does not fit in the trash cart, residents need to call LRS to schedule a special pickup. If a bulk item is considered hazardous, unacceptable for landfills or deemed unacceptable to take as garbage, the item(s) will not be taken.
Mattresses and box/bed springs must be enclosed in a plastic mattress cover and taped securely shut. Plastic mattress covers may be purchased at retail outlets such as Walmart, Lowes, Menards, Home Depot and storage unit facilities. Packaging wrap or trash bags cut up and taped around to cover a mattress or box spring are also acceptable options.
Each bulk item is required to be prescheduled and prepaid to LRS.
LRS Customers and Hebron residents have the option of utilizing LRS free drop-off for the materials below:
- Electronics (limited to 1 tv or monitor drop-off per year per household)
- Food Scraps
Drop off location: 1350 N Old Rand Rd. Wauconda, IL 60084
Hours: Mon thru Thurs 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am to 4:00 pm
Saturday & Sunday closed
*For medical waste: Call SWALCO at 847-336-9340 for more info.
Electronic Waste (E-Waste) are items that are banned from the landfill (cannot go into the regular garbage).
LRS provides annual home collection of E-Waste for Hebron residents that have LRS waste and recycling collection. This service provides a more convenient and simple way to responsibly manage electronics that are banned from the landfill. There is no charge for this service, though there is a limit of 5 items and up to 1 TV or monitor. Please contact LRS customer service for the most up to date information on curbside e-waste dates.
Examples of E-Waste
Computers | Computer Monitors | Televisions | Printers | Keyboards | Fax Machines | VCR’S | Portable Digital Music Players | DVD Player | Video Game Consoles | Computer Mouse | Scanners | Digital Converter Boxes | Cable Receivers | Satellite Receivers | DVD Recorders | Small-Scale Servers
“White Goods” are appliances that contain CFC, HCFC, PCBs, mercury switches or other hazardous components (refrigerators, air conditioners, humidifiers etc). These items will be taken but will need to be free of the above referenced material and required to be prescheduled and prepaid to LRS customer service.
Examples of White Goods or Appliances
Air Conditioner | Clothes Dryer | Cook Top & Cooking Plate | Cooker or Bakers Oven | Dishwasher | Drying Cabinet | Freezer | Kitchen Stove or Oven Range | Microwave Oven | Refrigerator or Refrigeration Equipment | Washing Machine | Water Heater
The Village and LRS are excited to offer residents an opportunity to dispose of household goods curbside for no charge on 1 day every year. Our 2023 Clean-Up day will be held on May 9th 2023.
Commonly disposed materials include: – Small furniture such as chairs and tables – Carpet bundled in lengths not more than four feet long by two feet wide – Construction debris – not more than one cubic yard and weighing less than 50 pounds – Plumbing fixtures – Mattresses and box springs (wrapped in plastic) – Empty water softeners- extra lose bags of trash – Small vehicle parts (under 50 lbs each & tires will NOT be accepted) drained of any oil and/or gas.
All goods must be placed at the curb by 6 a.m. on May 9th 2023, and must be a size manageable for one person to lift. However, appliances, electronics, household hazardous waste, and landscape waste will not be accepted by LRS.
Contact LRS at 844.633.3577 or send an e-mail with a photo of the item(s) to Service@LRSrecycles.com for items you are unsure of. Items requiring additional labor and/or equipment to manage are considered a Special Refuse Collection. Examples of Special Refuse Collection items include a sleeper sofa, construction debris item(s), TV console and entertainment center. LRS will provide a cost estimate if we are able to provide the service. LRS does not guarantee collection of every item.
Home remodeling waste includes, but is not limited to drywall, plywood, paneling, lumber, doors, windows, cabinets, porcelain fixtures, sod, fencing, concrete, or rocks will require special pickups. Residents will need to schedule service for these items and call to receive instructions on how to best prepare them for collection. Estimates will be provided, and items will be charged by the yard.
LRS has expanded our temporary services division to create an easier customer experience. These temporary services include portable restroom rental and dumpster roll-offs of all sizes to contain your construction debris.
Contact us today to discover all the ways Lakeshore can make your waste removal even easier, no matter the project.
LRS bills quarterly in advance
Invoices will be billed to the Property Owner
Invoices will be mailed to the service address unless another address is provided
E-mail billing and auto-pay options are available
Residents will be able to create an online account once they have an open LRS invoice
Instructions on how to enroll in auto pay and create and online account can be found below
Mail payments to:
PO BOX 554884
Detroit, MI 48255-4884
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Memorial Day Thanksgiving Day Labor Day
Holiday service will be provided one day later than regular collection if the holiday falls Sunday through Friday. If the holiday falls on a Saturday, service will not be affected.
For more information, questions and to arrange for services, please call LRS Monday – Friday from 8:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. at 844.633.3577 or email Service@LRSrecycles.com.
Improperly prepared materials placed for collection will not be collected.
How do I clean my cart?
Fill the cart with hot water and a capful of vinegar or grease-cutting dish soap. Let it sit for about 10 minutes and rinse. Once the cart has been thoroughly rinsed, set the cart out with the lid open in the sun to dry.
What if I need my cart replaced?
Carts that are broken due to damage incurred during the collection are reported by the driver for replacement at no charge. Residents are encouraged to contact LRS if they notice damage to the cart during the collection process to request a replacement cart.
If damage occurs to the cart due to other reasons, please contact LRS to request a replacement cart.
Is this considered garbage?
Latex paint is considered regular garbage, but it must be completely dried, with the lid off so the driver is able to see inside the can. Dry latex paint by leaving lid off or open and/or mix kitty litter until the paint is completely absorbed. Do not place out for collection until the paint is completely dry.
Alkaline batteries are considered regular garbage and should be thrown into the garbage. It is always recommended that tape be used on each end of the battery and placed into a plastic sandwich bag when disposing of them.
How do I report a missed pickup?
If your waste, recycling, or landscape waste is not collected on the service day by 6 pm, please contact LRS by calling 844.633.3577 or e-mailing Service@lrsrecycles.com
Please include your address and what service was missed.
You can also reach out by submitting a support request in the top right-hand section of this webpage.