Elburn

60119 (Elburn)

Available Services

Village of Elburn residential refuse, recycling & yard waste services

LRS is proud to be a partner to the Village of Elburn and provide Elburn homeowners a variety of waste collection options with our residential service program. We provide weekly residential refuse, recycling and yard waste services for the Elburn residents as well as options for electronic waste disposal and an organics compost option with yard waste. We truly value the opportunity to be in your community and look forward to providing you service for many years to come! The following information provides more detail on the services LRS provides for Elburn residents. If you would like to speak with one of our Elburn Customer Care Representatives please contact LRS by calling 844-633-3577 or email us at Service@LRSrecycles.com.

Frequently asked questions

What is the Pickup Day in Elburn?

Elburn service day is Wednesday. All materials need to be placed curbside by 6:45AM in order to ensure collection. Six major holidays may postpone the regular collection day. See Holiday Schedule below.

What is Included With Weekly Refuse, Recycle & Yard Waste Collection?

  • Weekly collection of unlimited quantities of properly prepared (containerized or bagged):
    • Refuse
    • Recycle
    • Yard waste
  • 95 gallon wheeled refuse (garbage) cart with a flip top lid
  • 65 gallon wheeled recycle cart with a flip top lid
  • One (1) large or bulk item that does not fit into a container or bag
  • Organic Food Scraps Compost Collection – SEASONAL
  • Paperless billing and automatic payment options

What Other Services & Options Are Available?

  • Option for additional carts for monthly fee
    • Residents who would like to exchange their garbage, recycle or yard waste cart may request by emailing or calling the LRS Elburn Customer Service.
    • A $15.00 Exchange Fee applies.
    • Residents may select from three (3) different size carts being a 35, 65 or 95 gallon for refuse (garbage) or recycling.
  • Optional yard waste cart service
    • Yard waste carts are an option for a small monthly fee. Please call or email LRS Elburn Customer Service.
  • Optional curbside electronic waste (E-Waste) collection
    • Electronic waste (E-Waste) requiring special disposal that is not accepted with the weekly collection can be collected curbside by purchasing E-Waste stickers available at Jewel and Village Hall. More information can be found in the E-Waste section below.

Holiday Schedule

Holiday collection service will be provided one day later than the normal schedule, on the holidays listed below.

    • New Year’s Day
    • Memorial Day
    • Independence Day
    • Labor Day
    • Thanksgiving Day
    • Christmas Day

Collection Basics & Cart Information

Garbage Carts & Collection

Collection Day & Time

Wednesday is collection day in Elburn. Please have all items and materials placed out for collection by 6:45AM to ensure collection. Collection begins at 7AM and collection times may vary from week to week.

Basic Services With LRS

Basic service includes unlimited weekly collection of properly prepared (containerized/bagged) garbage, recycling and yard-waste materials. Residents are provided a 95-gallon garbage cart, by default, unless a different cart size is selected. All residents have the option to choose a 35, 65 or 95-gallon garbage cart. Exchange fees do not apply for new residents. See Cart Selection Information if you’d like a different size.

Resident Owned Containers

Residents may use a non-LRS cart or container for waste or recycling materials that do not fit into the LRS issued cart so long as it does not exceed 35 gallons, 50 lbs. and has two handles.

Yard waste or landscape waste bags must be biodegradable and not exceed 50 pounds when full.

Please note: garbage mixed with yard waste, leaves or organic material will not be collected, as this material is not permitted in State of Illinois Landfills.

Large or Bulk Items

LRS will collect one large item that does not fit into the container. Examples of large or bulk items include (but not limited to):

  • General household furniture such as a chair or table
  • Large children’s toy
  • Mattress
  • Box spring
  • Fan
  • Up to 8 tied and bundled carpet rolls not longer than 4’ in length, and 18” in diameter

Additional Information

  • Additional bulk items may be collected for $25 per item, paid in advance.
  • Household fixtures are considered construction debris, such as a door, window or toilet.
  • Appliances are not considered a large or bulk item and require a special collection
  • Items being collected should not exceed a manageable weight (one or two individuals to manage)

Appliances

Appliances include (but not limited to) the following items: refrigerator, freezer, icebox, microwave oven, washing machine, clothes dryer, air conditioner, water heater, humidifier, oven, oven range, garbage disposal unit and HVAC. Appliances are collected separately.

Home Remodeling Debris

Home remodeling debris that fits into an approved refuse (garbage) container will be collected so long as it does not exceed approved refuse (garbage) container dimensions or exceed 50 lbs when full.

Home remodeling waste that does not fit into the approved container will generally require a special collection. 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.

Christmas Trees

Christmas trees (not artificial) will be collected during the first full two weeks of January on collection day. There is no charge for this service.

Electronic Waste

Electronic Waste (E-waste) Collection. Beginning in January 2019 on the second Wednesday, the first month of every quarter, LRS will begin collecting E-Waste from the curb. E-Waste is the ONLY service requiring a sticker or stickers for items placed to the curb.

LRS E-Waste curbside collection is a sticker-based program. The ORANGE E-Waste sticker is available at Jewel and Village Hall in Elburn. The cost for handling E-Waste varies depending on the item.

E-Waste items that are banned from the landfill and may not go into the regular garbage includes the following items: computer mice, computer monitors, computers, digital converter boxes, digital video disc players, digital video disc recorders, fax machines, keyboards, portable digital music players, printers, satellite receivers, scanners, small scale servers, televisions, video game consoles, and videocassette recorders.

E-Waste Sticker Cost Per Sticker

Effective 10/1/2019  Effective 10/1/2020 Effective 10/1/21 Effective 10/1/2022
$3.12 $3.24 $3.37 $3.50

Schedule a Collection for Electronic Waste (E-Waste)

Please notify LRS at least 24 hours prior to the start of collection when you will be putting E-Waste out for collection by calling 844-NEED-LRS or email us at Service@LRSrecycles.com.

2022 E-Waste Collection Dates

  • January 12
  • April 13
  • July 13
  • October 12

Placement & Sticker’s Required

Please place E-Waste separate from regular garbage, recycling or yard waste. Smaller E-Waste items should be placed inside a clear plastic bag, paper grocery bag or small cardboard box, clearly marked as “E-WASTE.”

TVs and monitors should be placed on the opposite side of the driveway or at least 5 feet away from regular garbage, recycling or yard waste, and/or carts.

E-Waste Required Stickers/Item(s):

  • One = 1 small E-Waste item (such as a computer mouse, excludes TV’s and Monitors).
  • Five = E-Waste Stickers = One bundle in brown paper bag/box not exceeding 24” x 24” x 24” or larger item such as keyboard, video cassette recorder or small digital disc player, printer
  • Ten = TV or Computer Monitor

Accepted E-Waste

  • Cable Receivers
  • Cellular Phones
  • Computers (desktop, laptop, notebook, tablet)
  • Digital Converter Boxes
  • Digital Video Disc Players
  • Digital Video Disc Recorders
  • Electronic Keyboards
  • Electronic Mice
  • Facsimile Machines
  • Portable Digital Music Players
  • Printers
  • Satellite Receivers
  • Scanners
  • Small Scale Servers
  • TV’s and Monitors
  • Videocassette Recorders
  • Video Game Consoles

Recycling Carts & Co-Mingled Collection

LRS will collect an unlimited quantity of properly prepared and containerized acceptable recycled materials every week. Recycling needs to be properly prepared in accordance with the recycling guideline. All food-based recyclable containers should be rinsed. Plastic bags are not recyclable, and should not be placed in recycling carts. Click here for an LRS Recycle Guide.

For information on what to do with items in the area that are not accepted with the curbside recycling program visit the Kane County Recycles page.

LRS Recycle Cart

LRS provides Elburn residents with a 65 gallon wheeled, recycle cart with a flip top lid, unless a different size is selected. Residents who would like to exchange their existing cart for a different size may choose from 35, 65 and 95 gallon. A cart exchange fee of $15 applies per cart.

Residents who generate more recyclables, may request one (1) additional 95 gallon recycle cart at no charge. A $15.00 delivery fee will apply.

Resident Owned Containers

Residents may use a non-LRS cart or container for waste or recycling materials that do not fit into the LRS issued cart, so long as it does not exceed 35 gallons, 50 lbs. and has two handles. 

 

Yard Waste Collection

Every year and beginning April 1st through November 30st, LRS will collect an unlimited quantity of properly prepared and containerized acceptable yard waste materials every week. Yard waste needs to be properly prepared in accordance with the yard waste guidelines as described in this section.

Acceptable Yard Waste

Yard waste includes grass clippings, leaves, branches and brush and other yard and garden trimmings, vines, garden plants and flowers, weeds, tree droppings (pine cones and crabapples) and other similar organic waste materials accumulated as a result of the cultivation and maintenance of lawns, shrubbery, vines, trees and gardens.

Organic Food Scrap may be mixed in with yard waste during the yard waste season.

Organic Food Scrap includes: bread, cereal, coffee grounds, dairy, egg shells, eggs, fruits, grain, pasta, shells, and vegetables.

Unacceptable materials include sod, dirt, Christmas trees and wreath greenery/garland is not considered yard waste.

Yard Waste Can be Set Out For Collection as Follows:

  • Use a 2 ply (or thicker), biodegradable yard waste/landscape paper bags not to exceed 50 lbs
  • Container not exceeding 35 gallons, marked with large “X” or “YW” or “YARD WASTE”
  • Brush bundles tied in biodegradable twine not exceeding 4’ length, 2’ width and 50 lbs
  • 65-gallon LRS yard waste carts – Available for $3.00 per month
  • 95-gallon LRS yard waste carts – Available for $5.00 per month

Billing Information

Elburn residents are billed in advance of the service on a quarterly basis. Payments are due 30 days from the invoice date. Automatic payment options and paperless (emailed) invoice options are available. Please note, annual rate increases will apply each October. Late fees will apply for payments received late.

Paperless E-mail Invoice Option

Residents may opt to receive paperless invoicing by registering online. Click here to register for paperless invoicing.

Auto Payment Options

LRS offers an automatic payment 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 user name and password.

Mail Payment

The mailing address for payments is:

LRS
PO BOX 554892
DETROIT, MI 48255-4892

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