Mill Creek

60134 (Mill Creek)

Available Services

Mill Creek: Garbage, Recycling, Yard Waste Collection Program

Beginning in November 2021, LRS will be the new exclusive service provider for the Mill Creek Community!  We look forward to providing weekly collection services for the garbage, recycling and yard waste services.

Pick-up days will be Wednesday and Thursday beginning the first week of November 2021.

Services will remain the same with lower rates and some newly added service options for recycling unwanted electronics that cannot be put in the garbage.

NEW LOWER SUBSCRIPTION RATES 

Effective November 1, 2021, Mill Creek subscription rates are less! All program options shown below include a recycle cart and weekly recycle service.  LRS Mill Creek Waste Stickers must be used for garbage and yard waste placed outside of LRS carts.

If you choose the 1 Cart Program, waste stickers must be used for garbage and yard waste.

Mill Creek Residential Waste & Recycling

Mill Creek Transition Information Brochure: Click to view or print

 

  • 3 CART PROGRAM – Cart for recycling, garbage and yard waste = $19.75 per month
  • 2 CART PROGRAM – Cart for recycling and garbage, need to buy stickers for yard waste = $16.75 per month
  • 1 CART PROGRAM – Cart for recycling included, waste sticker program for garbage and yard waste
NEW COLLECTION DAYS

 

Beginning the first week of November 2021, Mill Creek will be serviced on Wednesday and Thursday. All materials (trash, recycling, yard waste) will be collected on one day in any given area. See map for your service day.

SERVICE BEGINS AT 6:00 AM & SERVICE TIMES WILL VARY

Please have all items to the curb no later than 6:00 A.M. to ensure collection. Service times vary and are not guaranteed.

CONTACT INFORMATION FOR LRS CUSTOMER SERVICE TEAM

You can contact LRS by calling the local customer service team 844-633-3577 or emailing the team at Service@LRSrecycles.com.

 
Mill Creek Waste Map

Mill Creek residents may choose from three different options for residential household collection of refuse. In order to receive any other service offered with this program, you must select from one of the following three service options:

THREE CART PROGRAM

RECYCLE, GARBAGE & YARD WASTE CARTS

Includes three carts: one 65-gallon recycling cart, one 95-gallon garbage cart, and one 65 or 95-gallon yard waste cart for a flat monthly rate billed quarterly, in advance of the service. One Mill Creek Waste Sticker is required for each garbage or yard waste bags or containers (each) in excess of the LRS carts provided.

TWO CART PROGRAM

RECYCLE & GARBAGE CART

Includes one 65-gallon recycling cart and one 95-gallon trash cart for a flat monthly rate billed quarterly, in advance of service. One Mill Creek Waste Sticker is required for each yard waste bag and any bag or container in excess of the LRS carts provided.

ONE CART PROGRAM

RECYCLE CART

Includes one 65-gallon recycling cart (no monthly charge). One Mill Creek Waste Sticker is required for each garbage or yard waste bag or container placed out for collection.

ADDITIONAL REFUSE GUIDELINES

All items need to be placed out for collection by 6 AM on collection day to ensure collection.

NON-LRS CONTAINERS OR LOOSE BAGS USED FOR GARBAGE MUST MEET THE FOLLOWING REQUIREMENTS:
  • Non-LRS containers must have two handles or a grip.
  • Garbage must be contained and fit inside the container when full.
  • Non-LRS containers (aka garbage can) may not exceed 33-gallons, or 50 pounds when full.
  • Loose garbage bags may not exceed 30 gallons, 50 pounds and must be securely tied.
  • LRS does not collect Hazardous Waste, like paint, cleaners, lawn chemicals, auto fluids, and other flammable materials. These can be collected from your home via a special free program offered by Kane County for Mill Creek residents. Please click here for more information on how to schedule a pickup.

BULK ITEM(S)

Bulk Items are large items that don’t fit into your LRS Garbage Cart or non-LRS garbage container. LRS will collect one bulk item per week for no charge.  Each additional bulk item requires one Mill Creek Waste Sticker.

  • Examples of bulk items include a table, chair, mattress, bed frame, box spring, fixture, large picture or frame, toy, or carpet rolls.
  • Bulk Items must be a manageable weight for a service driver to lift into collection bucket. Please notify LRS for items exceeding 50lbs in weight or 4x4x4.
  • Mattresses must be enclosed in a plastic mattress cover or be completely covered in plastic for health and safety reasons. Plastic Mattress Covers are available at hardware stores and other retail outlets such as Walmart, Target, Ace Hardware, Lowes, Home Depot and storage facilities.
  • Construction Debris may be placed in LRS Garbage Cart, non-LRS container not to exceed 33-gallons or secured in tied bundles not to exceed 4 feet long, 2 feet wide, and 2 feet high.
  • Carpet Rolls must be tied in rolls not to exceed 4 feet in length, or 18 inches in diameter.
  • White Goods, like washing machines, dryers, dishwashers, refrigerators, and freezers are collected free of charge (limit is one per week) by making an appointment; see White Good Appliance Collection section below.

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A recycle cart and collection service is offered with each program option.  There is no additional charge for one recycle cart and weekly collection service.

  • Recyclables are collected on the same day of the week as the garbage and yard waste.
  • There is no additional charge for the recycling service.
  • Recycle carts are available in three sizes (95-gallon, 65-gallon and 35-gallon).
  • The default recycle cart size provided for Mill Creek homes is a 65-gallon recycle cart.
  • You are to use the LRS issued cart first for recycled materials.
  • There is no limit to the amount of acceptable recycle items that can be placed out for collection, provided it’s properly prepared and containerized. No stickers are needed for properly prepared recycling materials placed outside of the cart. See guidelines found in “Additional Recycle Guidelines.”

    ACCEPTABLE RECYCLABLES

    Click to print or download

    Please be sure to properly prepare acceptable materials before placing them in your recycle cart using the guidelines found in “Additional Recycle Guidelines.”

    PAPER

    Remove metal clips and rings, notebook spirals, three-ring binders, and industrial size staples. Envelopes with cellophane windows are accepted.

    • Newspaper and inserts​
    • Magazines, catalogs, and phone books
    • Office paper, notebooks, computer print outs, hanging file folders, pastel colored sticky notes (no fluorescent), glossy brochures, index cards, greeting cards, Stationery, fax paper, manila folders and envelopes
    • Junk mail
    • Chipboard/paperboard – cereal, cracker, ​tissue, shoe, gift, and 6/12-pack boxes, paper towel tubes, and egg cartons
    • Cardboard boxes must be flattened and cut
    • Brown paper grocery bags
    • Paperback books (no hardcover books)
    STEEL/TIN CANS
    • Empty and Rinse, Labels may be left on
    • Food cans and lids
    • Metal paint cans and lids (must be empty and dry, some dried paint residue is fine)
    • Metal lids are recyclable
    CARTONS
    • Empty, Rinse, Do not crush or flatten, Leave caps and tabs on
    • Food and Drink Cartons
    • Milk, Soup,​ and Juice
    ALUMINUM CANS & FOIL
    • Empty, Rinse, Do not crush or flatten
    • Aluminum cans
    • Aluminum foil (ball clean foil to 2 inches or larger, no flat foil or small balled up foil)
    • Pie plates & trays
    GLASS BOTTLES & JARS
    • Empty, Rinse, Labels are ok to leave on
    • All glass colors are accepted
    PLASTIC CONTAINERS
    • Leave plastic screw top caps on empty bottles and jars
    • Empty and rinse; lables may be left on
    • Bottles include: Water, soda, juice, laundry detergent, soap/shampoo,​health and beauty products and cleaners
    • Tubs include: Coffee, tofu, cottage cheese, yogurt, margarine tubs, fruit or lettuce
    • Jugs include: Milk and juice
    • Jars include: Mayo, Peanut butter
    ADDITIONAL RECYCLE GUIDELINES
    • All items must be placed out for collection by 6 AM on collection day.
    • LRS Recycle Carts must be used for recyclable materials. Non-LRS containers are only used for additional recyclables.

    Non-LRS containers used for recycle materials must meet the following requirements:

    • Containers must have two handles or a grip
    • Recyclable materials must be contained inside the container and not exceeding capacity.
    • Recycle containers are required to have a lid.
    • Non-LRS containers may not exceed 33-gallons or 50 pounds when full.

YARD WASTE & FOOD SCRAP COLLECTION

  • Yard waste Season is April 1st through December 15th of each year; collected on the same day of the week as garbage and recycling.
  • There is no limit to the amount of yard waste that may be placed out for collection provided it’s properly prepared and paid for in accordance with the program option selected.
  • Organic Food Scrap may be mixed with yard waste and includes bread, cereal, coffee grounds, dairy, eggshells, eggs, fruits, grain, pasta shells, and vegetables.
  • Each landscape waste bag or non-LRS container must have one Mill Creek Waste Sticker affixed to it for collection.
ADDITIONAL YARD WASTE & FOOD SCRAP ORGANICS GUIDELINES
  • All items must be placed out for collection by 6 AM on collection day.
NON-LRS CONTAINERS (AKA GARBAGE CAN) OR LANDSCAPE WASTE BAGS USED FOR YARD WASTE MUST MEET THE FOLLOWING REQUIREMENTS:
  • Containers must have two handles or a grip.
  • Yard Waste must be contained inside the container and not exceeding capacity.
  • Non-LRS containers may not exceed 33-gallons or 50 pounds when full.
  • Yard Waste bags are to be a minimum of 2-ply, biodegradable paper, not to exceed 30 gallons or 50 pounds when full.
  • Yard Waste Brush Bundles or Limbs may not exceed 4 inches long, 2 feet in diameter, and may not contain limbs greater than 4 feet in diameter.
  • Yard Waste Bundles must be tied with biodegradable twine or string.
  • Stumps or root balls should be bagged and thrown into regular garbage. For extra-large stumps or root balls, contact LRS for a special collection, or a local landscape company.
  • Christmas Tree Collection will occur the first two (2) FULL weeks of January at no charge. Trees longer than 7’ must be cut in half. Trees must be completely free of all decorations and may not be in plastic bags.

MILL CREEK WASTE STICKERS

Mill Creek Waste Stickers are used for garbage or yard waste outside of LRS cart(s), loose garbage bags, bulk items, and yard waste bags or non-LRS 33-gallon containers.

  • The new Mill Creek Waste Sticker rate will be $2.82 until October 31, 2022.
  • Sticker rates increase every year on November 1st.
  • The new LRS Mill Creek Waste stickers will be made available in the same retail outlets for purchase after October 22, 2021.

Waste Stickers are used for garbage or yard waste outside of LRS cart(s), loose garbage bags, bulk item, yard waste bag or personal 33-gallon container and more than one white good appliance.

STICKERS – SOLD AT THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS:
  • Jewel – 2073 Prairie Street – St. Charles
  • Jewel – 119 S Randall Rd., Batavia
  • Meijer – 855 S. Randall Rd – St. Charles
  • Mill Creek Market – 39W250 Herrington Blvd, Geneva

E-WASTE HOME COLLECTION EVENTS IN MARCH & OCTOBER

Beginning in 2022, LRS will provide two electronic waste home collections for Mill Creek homes participating in the program. There will be no charge for this added service.

The event will take place on your regular day of collection the first full week of March and the first full week of October, every year.

FUTURE COLLECTION DATES

2022 MARCH 9-10 / OCTOBER 5-6

2023 MARCH 8-9 / OCTOBER 4-5

2024 MARCH 6-7 / OCTOBER 9-10

2025 MARCH 5-6 / OCTOBER 8-9

2026 MARCH 4-5 / OCTOBER 7-8

Residents will be required to submit a request online (on this webpage) to receive an e-waste collection.  Requests will be accepted beginning one month before each event and must be submitted the Friday by 5:00 p.m. prior to collection week.

  • Seven (7) item limit including only one (1) TV or (1) Monitor
  • Tube TV’s may not exceed 40” (inches) or 100 pounds
  • Flat Screen TV’s may not exceed 48”(inches) or 100 pounds

LRS may provide an estimate for a special handling fee of E-Waste exceeding limitations. If you would like to inquire on an estimate, please e-mail: Service@LRSrecycles.com or call LRS Customer Service.

Electronic Waste (E-Waste) includes the following landfill banned electronics:

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

WHITE GOOD APPLIANCE COLLECTION

Some appliances require special handling as they may contain harmful chemicals or they need to be recycled at a special location. Call 844-633-3577 or E-mail LRS Customer Service at Service@LRSrecycles.com to schedule white good collection. LRS will collect one white good appliance per week for no charge.

EXAMPLES OF WHITE GOODS OR APPLIANCES:

  • Air Conditioner
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Cook Top and 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

Recycling Guides

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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