Oak Park

60302 (Oak Park)

Available Services

Village of Oak Park Residential Waste & Recycling Refuse Collection Program

LRS is honored to be the exclusive service provider for collecting waste, recycling, yard waste and compost, household hazardous and electronic waste for Oak Park homes beginning Friday, April 1, 2022. LRS is an independent service provider headquartered in Rosemont, Illinois.

LRS began as a recycling company over 20 years ago and has since become one of the largest service providers in the country. LRS is proud to have always been a domestic recycler. On behalf of LRS, we look forward to providing services for your Oak Park home for many years to come.

Village of Oak Park Rates for 2022 Service & Sticker Rates

Service and refuse sticker rates will not increase in 2022. The rates will remain as they were in 2021.  

Refuse stickers will be the same colors with the LRS logo and sold in the same retail outlets. 

Click here to view current service and refuse sticker rates 

Garbage service is provided once a week on the same day as recycle service and yard waste service (in season). LRS provides a cart or carts for garbage in a 64 or 96 gallon size.

The Village of Oak Park cost for refuse and recycling is based on the size of the refuse cart selected.  Recycling is included in the service regardless of the refuse cart size selected.

Refuse Carts for Garbage

LRS provides a small (64 gallon) or large (96 gallon) refuse (garbage) cart and weekly collection for single-family homes and multi-family dwellings with five or fewer units. Please call LRS Customer Service at 844-633-3577 if you need you need to replace a damaged garbage cart. LRS will only replace carts provided by LRS after the start of service in April 2022

Refuse Stickers

One pink refuse sticker is required for each bag/rigid container 30 gallons or less. Two pink refuse stickers are required for any item exceeding 30 gallons.  See BULK AND LARGE ITEM COLLECTION, and SPECIAL REFUSE COLLECTION for items exceeding 30 gallons that do not fit in the LRS refuse (garbage) cart.

Effective April, 1, 2022, LRS will provide weekly collection of accepted recyclables on the same day as garbage and yard waste (in season).

RECYCLE CARTS

LRS will provide one 64 gallon recycle cart for accepted recyclable materials. Additional carts are available for no charge.

ACCEPTED RECYCLABLES

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; labels 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

Yard waste is collected seasonally beginning on April 1st through the last full week of November on the same day as refuse and recyclables. Non-LRS containers, biodegradable paper yard waste bags (minimum of 2 ply thickness) and bundles require one green yard waste sticker each.


Yard waste may be placed out in compostable paper yard waste bags and rigid containers up to 32 gallons. Bundles of brush must not exceed two feet in diameter, four feet in length and no more than 50 pounds each.

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LRS offers a large organics cart for residents in place of using yard waste bags or rigid containers with yard waste stickers. Yard waste and accepted food scraps may go into the cart. If you’d like to opt-in to this program for service submit your request to the Village of Oak Park at www.oak-park.us/compostable. Examples of Compostable Food Scraps Accepted
Baked Goods Grass Clippings
Bread Leaves
Cereal Meat
Coffee Filters Pasta Shells
Coffee Grounds Peanut Shells
Dairy Plants
Egg Shells Tea Bags
Eggs Vegetables
Fruits Weeds

Bulk items are large items that do not fit into your LRS refuse (garbage) cart LRS will collect one bulk item week with two pink refuse stickers affixed to the item. Bulk items may not exceed 50 pounds as a general guideline.

Bulk items that require additional equipment or labor to manage are considered a Special Refuse Collection (see below).

LRS does not require notification for the collection of one bulk item per week so long as it is able to be managed by the regular service driver and vehicle, and has two pink refuse stickers affixed to it.  

CARPETING  

Carpeting rolls may be placed out with two pink refuse stickers affixed to each roll. Each roll cannot exceed 50 pounds in weight or four feet in length, folded over. Rolls that cannot be folded, should be tied with twine or plastic tie straps on both sides for the service driver to pick-up with his hands.   

MATTRESS / BOX SPRING       

Mattresses and box/bed springs are required to be 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.    

BULK ITEM EXAMPLES  

Examples of a bulk or large item exceeding the capacity of the LRS refuse (garbage) cart and 30 gallon bag/rigid container, includes the following; bed frame, box spring (bed), bicycle, chair, love seat/sofa, one part of sectional couch, mattress, frame or wall picture, or a toy. These are only some examples as there are many items that may be considered a bulk item.  

A sofa sleeper or couch with a pull out bed is considered a Special Refuse Collection and requires an estimate from LRS.  Please see Special Refuse Collection to learn more. 

Bulk items requiring special equipment and additional labor, such as a piano, sofa sleeper (couch with pull out bed) and large entertainment center, and construction debris are considered a Special Refuse Collection.   

Call LRS if you are not sure if an item requires additional labor or equipment at 844-633-3577 or send a request with a photo of the item(s) by e-mail to Service@LRSrecycles.com.  

ELECTRONIC WASTE (E-WASTE) HOME COLLECTION   LRS provides a special collection for electronics requiring different handling than garbage or curbside recyclables for homes with cart collection services.   E-Waste requests must be submitted by 5:00 PM on the Wednesday before E-Waste collection week or it will be collected the following collection month. Please see the  LRS Oak Park Electronics Collection Schedule and associated monthly request deadline

Schedule a collection for accepted electronic waste items online by clicking  the button on the upper right hand corner of this page.

ACCEPTED ELECTRONIC WASTE ITEMS

  • 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
Limit of 7 items per collection (total) Limit of 2 TV’s and/or computer monitor(s) per collection included in 7 item limit For assistance please call LRS Customer Service at 844-633-3577
WHAT HAPPENS WITH THE ELECTRONICS AFTER THEY ARE COLLECTED? LRS partners with a local, non-profit electronics recycler. Our electronics recycling partner is R2, ISO 14001 and ISO 45001 certified, operating with the most stringent security measures for the proper management of electronics.

LRS partners with a professional hazardous waste service provider to provide special collection of Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) and non-hazardous latex paint. A large amount of HHW and non-hazardous paint collected is recycled, reused or repurposed.  All materials collected are properly managed in accordance with state and federal guidelines and our service partner is reputable and highly-regarded 

Submit a request for household hazardous waste and latex paint (non-hazardous) collection online by the button on the upper right hand corner of this page.

Requests are responded to within 3 business days, Monday through Friday, excluding holidays. You will receive information on the scheduled day of pick-up and additional collection details from our hazardous waste service provider by e-mail or phone.

For additional assistance, call LRS Customer Service at 844-633-3577 or send an e-mail to: Service@LRSrecycles.com 
ACCEPTED HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE ITEMS 
Aerosols  Air fresheners  Automotive Chemicals  Corrosive Acids  Corrosive Bases  Driveway Sealer  Enamel (Combustible Paints) Fertilizers/Weed Killers  Fire Extinguishers  Flammable Solvents  Fluorescent Lamps  Gasoline/Diesel  Hairspray  HID Bulbs Household Cleaners  Insecticide Bug Spray  Latex Paint (Non-hazardous)  Lead Acid Batteries  Lithium Batteries Mercury Articles  NiCad Batteries  Non- PBC Ballast Oil Based Paints/Stains  Oil, Lead, Urethane, Chromium Based Paints  Oils  Oven Cleaner   PCB Ballast  Pesticides/Herbicides  Poison  Pool Chemicals  Resins, Glues Shellac/Varnish Solvents Spray Adhesives  Spray-paint Sump Pump Batteries  Used Oil Filters  WD-40
Contact LRS at 844-633-3577 or send an e-mail with a photo of the item(s) to Service@LRSrecycles.com for and item exceeding 50 pounds in weight.  Items requiring additional labor and/or equipment to manage are a Special Refuse Collection.   Examples of Special Refuse Collection items include a sofa sleeper (couch with a pull out bed), large item exceeding 4’ x 4’ x 4’, construction debris item(s), TV console, entertainment center and sectional couch.   LRS will provide a cost estimate if we are able to provide the service.  LRS does not guarantee collection of every item.

Contact LRS at 844-633-3577 or send an e-mail to Service@LRSrecycles.com if you have an appliance for collection. Requests must be received at least 48 hours prior to your collection day, Monday through Friday, 8AM-6PM, and excluding LRS observed holidays. Some appliances may require additional equipment or labor to pick-up.

LRS will collect one appliance per week with two pink refuse stickers affixed. Appliance examples include the following: Air Conditioner Clothes Dryer Cook Top / Cooking Plate Dishwasher Drying Cabinet Freezer Microwave Oven Refrigerator Refrigerator Equipment Stove / Oven Range Washing Machine Water Heater
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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