Cortland

60112 (Cortland)

Available Services

LRS is proud to be the preferred waste and recycling partner for Cortland. 

In addition to being the exclusive residential waste and recycling hauler for Cortland, many Cortland homeowners are currently in need of dumpster rental, on-site storage, portable bathrooms and street sweeper services. LRS is here to help. We have the most professional and affordable dumpster rental, on-site storage, portable bathrooms and street sweeper services available in Cortland. We offer many different services that all can be customized to meet whatever residential needs you may have

Garbage is collected on Friday in the Town of Cortland. All materials must be placed curbside by 6AM to ensure collection. Service times may vary on collection day.

Cortland residents are provided 95-gallon carts issued by LRS for recycling materials. Residents are to use the issued cart. LRS offers additional carts in various sizes for $2.50 per month (one-year rental minimum required per cart). New residents need to call LRS and set up service and receive carts.

Additional recyclables that do not fit in the LRS cart may be placed neatly at the curb in recycle containers. If using your own container for additional recycle materials, it must have two handles and not exceed 35 gallons or 50 pounds when full, for safety reasons. If an item or items are not safe for the driver to manage, they may be left behind with a sticker providing an explanation.

There is no limit to the amount of properly containerized recycled materials that can be placed out for collection.

Recyclable Materials

Newspaper and inserts Magazine catalogs & phone books Office paper notebooks
Computer printouts Hanging file folders (remove metal & trash it) Pastel sticky notes
Glossy brochures Index cards Greeting cards
Stationery Fax paper Manila folders
Envelopes Junk mail Chipboard/Paperboard
Cardboard boxes Brown paper grocery bags Paperback books
    • NO used paper plates or pizza boxes, or fluorescent paper (they contaminate the paper stream with food, dye, or plastic coating) If the pizza box top is clean you can tear it off and recycle it.
    • NO paper towels, tissues, or napkins, which are not recyclable because the fibers are too small to reuse (please compost them with kitchen food scraps if possible)
    • NO Shredded Paper – Loose shredded paper causes major sorting problems in the Recycling Facilities
  • NO frozen food boxes, which are made of a hybrid of paper and plastic, and are not wanted by paper mills
    • NO paper cups, which are also made of a hybrid of paper and plastic rendering them unrecyclable
  • Aluminum cans
  • Aluminum foil
  • Pie plates and trays
  • Milk, Soup
  • Cardboard Egg Cartons
  • Juice cartons & boxes

ALL CONTAINERS, BOTTLES OR CANS MUST BE THOROUGHLY RINSED BEFORE PLACING IN RECYCLING CONTAINER

  • Food cans and lids
  • Metal paint cans and lids
  • Empty aerosol cans
  • All colors are accepted
  • NO window or auto glass, bakeware, ceramics, mirrors, light bulbs, coffee pots or drinking glasses
  • Plastic bottles
  • Plastic tubs
  • Plastic jugs
  • NO plastic bags or plastic film (plastic wraps, sandwich bags, freezer bags, tarps)
  • NO plastic utensils or plates (plastic wraps, sandwich bags, freezer bags, tarps), cups, lids or straws
    • NO candy wrappers, cereal bags, potato chip bags, or snack bags
    • NO empty motor oil, pesticide, or chemical bottles
    • NO Styrofoam, polystyrene (do not put in curbside bin)

    Yard waste (also known as landscape waste) season is April 1st through November 30th, every year.

    Yard waste is collected on Friday in the Town of Cortland. All materials must be placed curbside by 6AM to ensure collection. Service times may vary on collection day.

    Residents may use a waste container marked with an “X” or “YARD WASTE.” Residents may also use biodegradable lawn, landscape, or yard waste bags. Containers or bags may not exceed the 50-pound weight limit each.

    Yard waste may be placed neatly at the curb in waste containers. If using your own container for yard waste materials, it must have two handles and not exceed 35 gallons or 50 pounds when full, for safety reasons.

    Yard waste may be placed in a biodegradable “Kraft” style or alike paper bag designed specifically for the collection and disposal of yard waste. Bags may not exceed 50 pounds in weight.

    Brush bundles tied in biodegradable twine may not exceed 4’ (feet) in length, 4” (inches) in width and 50 pounds. Tree limbs may not exceed 4” (inches) in diameter. Unbundled brush will not be collected.

    There is no limit to the amount of yard waste materials that can be placed out for collection, so long as it’s properly containerized.

    Christmas Trees will be collected throughout the month of January at no charge on the regular scheduled pickup day.

    LRS observes six major holidays and does not provide service on these holidays:

    • NEW YEAR’S DAY
    • MEMORIAL DAY
    • INDEPENDENCE DAY
    • LABOR DAY
    • THANKSGIVING
    • CHRISTMAS

    If the holiday falls on a weekday prior to your regular collection day, service will be the following day. Services will take place on Saturday during holiday weeks. Items still need to be placed out at 6AM on Saturday to ensure collection.

    Invoices are sent in advance on a quarterly basis for services. Payments are due 30 days from the date of the invoice. Late fees will apply for payments received late. As nearly all costs associated with providing the service increase on a regular basis, rates are increased on an annual basis every July.

    LRS offers an auto-pay option for residents who choose to establish this method of payment. Once you receive an invoice from LRS, you may choose this option. If you would like to elect for auto pay, you may do so by going to Payments@LRSrecycles.com. You will be asked to create a username and password.

    If you need assistance, please call or email LRS Customer Service for assistance with paperless billing, paying your bill or registering for auto-pay at 844-NEED-LRS or Service@LRSrecycles.com

    Recycling Guides

    LRS Recycling Guidelines
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    Schedule E-Waste Pickup

    Please select from the items below. If the item is not on this list, it will not be collected with this special E-Waste collection service.

    Check the boxes below of items that you may have.

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    Household Hazardous Waste

    Fill out the form so that we can confirm that your address qualifies for this program.

    We still need to verify some information. Some community-sponsored programs do not cover all homes in a single zip code and we need to know what kind of materials you have for collection.


    PROVIDE AN ESTIMATE OF ITEMS THAT WILL BE LEFT OUT ON THE COLLECTION DATE.

    Check the boxes below of items that you may have.

    The products listed below are the most common, but is not the entire list of acceptable items.


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    Service Request for Des Plaines Residents

    This service request is available to Des Plaines residents only.

    A $20 container exchange/delivery fee will apply to all residents requiring an additional or different container size.

    Please use the below to fill out service and cart size preference if you would like to make changes from your current service option.

    For additional assistance, please reach out to the LRS Customer Service team at 844.NEED.LRS or Service@LRSrecycles.com.

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    Campton Township Enrollment and Cart Exchange

    This service request is available to Campton Township residents only.

    Before you begin, LRS recommends reviewing the service level details and options at  LRSrecycles.com/campton-township.

    • Please select your mail preferences below.
    • Then click on your preferred level of service and carts for refuse, recycle or yard waste.
    • Service is billed in advance on a quarterly basis. Information on registering for Auto Pay and Paperless Billing may be found online at  LRSrecycles.com/campton-township in the Billing section.
    • Cart exchange selections made after March 31, 2020, requiring the default cart sizes delivered to be exchanged will result in a $30.00 cart delivery fee.

    Please use the below to fill out your updated order preference.

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    Mill Creek Enrollment and Cart Exchange

    Welcome to the LRS Mill Creek Service Enrollment or Service Change Request web portal.  We look forward to servicing the Mill Creek Community beginning the week of November 1st, 2021!

    Mill Creek residents may use this web portal to:

    • Provide LRS with your mailing address
    • Choose to receive quarterly bill by mail or e-mail (paperless billing option)
    • Change from your current service level and request different size and type of cart(s) for weekly service

    FULL PROGRAM DETAILS AND LRS CONTACT INFORMATION ARE AVAILABLE ONLINE CLICK HERE – LRSrecycles.com/MillCreek.

    • LRS will begin delivering carts through the month of November.
    • Requests received after Oct 7th may take up to 60 days to be delivered during the initial transition period.
    • If you receive the wrong size or type of cart(s), or would like to select different cart services than you currently have, please complete this form.
    • Requests submitted after Nov 30 will incur a $20.00 delivery charge.
    • If you submit service changes and need to make a revision, please do not submit this again and contact LRS Customer Service at 844.NEED.LRS.
    • If you requested an exchange of the cart you received, you must leave the other cart out at the curb to be exchanged.

    3 CART PROGRAM | Includes one (1) cart for recycle, garbage and yard waste = $19.75 per month

    All garbage and yard waste placed outside of the LRS carts require one Mill Creek Waste Sticker per item.

    2 CART PROGRAM | Includes a cart for recycle and garbage = $16.75 per month

    All garbage and yard waste placed outside of the LRS carts require one Mill Creek Waste Sticker per item.

    1 CART PROGRAM | Includes a cart for recycle = No monthly charge | Sticker Program

    All garbage and yard waste require Mill Creek Waste Stickers.

    • PLEASE DOUBLE CHECK YOUR REQUEST TO ENSURE YOU’VE SELECTED THE SERVICE YOU WOULD LIKE.
    • DO NOT SUBMIT A REQUEST THROUGH THIS PORTAL MORE THAN ONCE. PLEASE CONTACT LRS CUSTOMER SERVICE AT 844.NEED.LRS OR EMAIL SERVICE@LRSRECYCLES.COM
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    Welcome To The Cart Selection Portal!

    Requests made after 6 p,m February 4th may delay the delivery of your request. Delivery will begin at the end of March 2022 during the initial transition of services, We look forward to servicing your Darien home starting April 1st, 2022!

    ADDITIONAL CART RENTAL OPTIONS - $3 PER MONTH, PER CONTAINER

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    WELCOME TO THE SCHAUMBURG CART SELECTION PORTAL!

    The default sizes for single-family homes are 96 gallons for waste and 64 gallons for recycling. The default sizes for multi-family homes are 64 gallons for both waste and recycling. Any requests for different size carts made than what is currently on site will be fulfilled curbside Wednesday-Friday each week, within 1-3 weeks from your submission.

    ADDITIONAL CART RENTAL OPTIONS - $3 PER MONTH, PER CONTAINER

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    Welcome to the LRS Village of Lincolnshire Service Enrollment or Service Change Request web portal.

    Single-family home Village of Lincolnshire residents may use this web portal to:

    • Select your preferred cart sizes
    • Provide LRS with your mailing address
    • Choose to receive quarterly bill by mail or e-mail (paperless billing option)

    CLICK HERE FOR FULL PROGRAM DETAILS AND LRS CONTACT INFORMATION

    LIMITED SERVICE PROGRAM | INCLUDES ONE (1) LRS TRASH AND ONE (1) LRS RECYCLING CART

    All garbage bags placed outside of the LRS trash cart requires one LRS Lincolnshire Waste Sticker per bag.
    Recycling service is included with the cost of garbage.

    UNLIMITED SERVICE PROGRAM | INCLUDES ONE (1) LRS TRASH AND ONE (1) LRS RECYCLING CART

    All garbage bags placed outside of the LRS trash cart do not require a Lincolnshire Waste Sticker per bag.

    NEED A SECOND GARBAGE OR RECYCLING CART?

    TOP OF DRIVE SERVICE PROGRAM OPTION

    PLEASE DOUBLE CHECK YOUR REQUEST TO ENSURE YOU’VE SELECTED THE SERVICE YOU WOULD LIKE.

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    Paperless Invoicing for Highland Park Residents

    Sign-up to have your invoice sent to you each month via email from Lakeshore Recycling Systems. By participating in the paperless invoice program you will enjoy many benefits, including:

    • Get your invoice the same day it’s generated
    • Eliminate the hassle of filing a paper invoice
    • Save the Forest

    Please fill out the required information below to get started with Paperless Invoicing

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    Service Request for Highland Park Residents

    This option is for Highland Park residents only.

    Carts provided by LRS must be used for service; if you have purchased a non-branded cart in the past, please call the LRS Customer Service Center to be evaluated on a case-by-case basis.

    For complete information regarding the different service options and applicable rates per option  click here.

    The $27.65 container exchange/delivery fee will apply to all residents requiring an additional or different container size.

    Please use the below to fill out service and cart size preference if you would like to make changes from your current service option.

    * Please note that choosing a backdoor service option requires a 35-gallon waste cart; no other size can be accommodated.
    * LRS will provide a 35-gallon cart for organics/landscape use to use at no charge, on an opt-in basis.
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    Berkeley residents will be delivered new, blue LRS carts beginning August 22nd.

    Roy strom carts will be removed after your service day as described in the new program brochure and new LRS program webpage at lrsrecycles.Com/berkeley.

    Each home is scheduled to be delivered one (1) 95-gallon cart for garbage and one (1) 95-gallon cart for recyclables. Additional or smaller carts must be selected on this form.

    If you currently have additional cart(s) for garbage or recyclables and choose to continue having an additional cart, the new rate is $3.00 per month and you will need to complete this form to receive them.

    No action is required (do not complete form below) if:

    • You prefer the larger, 95-gallon carts for garbage and recyclables
    • You do not want or need additional carts

    Action required (complete form below) if:

    • You prefer the smaller, 65-gallon cart sizes for garbage and/or recycle
    • You currently have or would like additional carts

    ADDITIONAL 95-GALLON GARBAGE CARTS ARE AVAILABLE TO RENT FOR $3.00 PER MONTH WITH A MINIMUM 12 MONTH CART RENTAL REQUIRED AND PAYABLE TO THE VILLAGE OF BERKELEY.

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    Unincorporated Blackberry Township Enrollment & Cart Exchange

    Welcome to the Unincorporated Blackberry Township Service Enrollment or Service Change Request web portal. We look forward to servicing the Blackberry Community beginning the week of November 1st, 2022!

    SERVICE ENROLLMENT INCLUDES:

    • Confirmation of your mailing address
    • Choice of paperless/e-mail or physical mail quarterly bill
    • Choice of cart types and sizes with weekly service program

    PROGRAM DETAILS AND LRS CONTACT INFORMATION ARE AVAILABLE ONLINE CLICK HERE – LRSrecycles.com/Blackberry.

    • New LRS cart deliveries will begin towards the end of October
    • Requests received after Oct 10th are not guaranteed to be delivered before the start of service and may take up to 60 days to exchange
    • To request different carts than what you’ve received or were delivered, please complete this form
    • Requests submitted after Nov 30th will incur a $20.00 delivery charge per cart
    • If requesting cart exchange please leave the other cart(s) curbside to receive new cart(s)

    3 CART PROGRAM = $20.16 per month | Includes weekly service and one cart for: garbage, recycle and yard waste/organics

    Each container or bag of garbage & yard waste outside of LRS cart(s) require one Waste Sticker per item.

    2 CART PROGRAM = $17.17 per month | Includes weekly service and one cart for: garbage and recycling

    All garbage and yard waste placed outside of the LRS carts require one Waste Sticker per item.

    1 CART PROGRAM = No monthly charge | Includes weekly service and one cart for recycling | Sticker Program

    All garbage and yard waste require one Waste Stickers per item.

    • PLEASE DOUBLE CHECK YOUR REQUEST TO ENSURE YOU’VE SELECTED THE SERVICE YOU WOULD LIKE.
    • DO NOT SUBMIT A REQUEST THROUGH THIS PORTAL MORE THAN ONCE. PLEASE CONTACT LRS CUSTOMER SERVICE AT 844.NEED.LRS OR EMAIL SERVICE@LRSRECYCLES.COM
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    Welcome To the Unincorporated Lake County Cart Selection Portal!

    The default sizes for all homes are 95 gallons for waste and 95 gallons for recycling. Any requests made at this time for sizes different than the default, for removals of carts or for additional carts, will be granted curbside on weekdays, within 1-3 weeks of your request.

    3 CART PROGRAM = $20.16 per month | Includes weekly service and one cart for: garbage, recycle and yard waste/organics

    Each container or bag of garbage & yard waste outside of LRS cart(s) require one Waste Sticker per item.

    2 CART PROGRAM = $17.17 per month | Includes weekly service and one cart for: garbage and recycling

    All garbage and yard waste placed outside of the LRS carts require one Waste Sticker per item.

    1 CART PROGRAM = No monthly charge | Includes weekly service and one cart for recycling | Sticker Program

    All garbage and yard waste require one Waste Stickers per item.

    • PLEASE DOUBLE CHECK YOUR REQUEST TO ENSURE YOU’VE SELECTED THE SERVICE YOU WOULD LIKE.
    • DO NOT SUBMIT A REQUEST THROUGH THIS PORTAL MORE THAN ONCE. PLEASE CONTACT LRS CUSTOMER SERVICE AT 844.NEED.LRS OR EMAIL SERVICE@LRSRECYCLES.COM