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Atkins, AR: Garbage, Recycling, Yard Waste Collection Program

Village of Schaumburg Waste & Recycling

Here at Ramco Waste, we are excited to tell you about our new initiative to merge with LRS to bring Atkins thorough waste management solutions. Our LRS team specializes in providing excellent waste management services to businesses, municipalities, cities, and states. Our services include special waste management, recycling services, and scheduled pickups, among many other top-rated solutions.

 

Committed to sustainable waste disposal methods, LRS is renowned for our thorough approach to waste management. Moreover, we are celebrated for offering personalized solutions to fit the individual needs of each of our business and community clients. With each regularly-scheduled job or duty we take on, we aim to go above and beyond what is expected.

 

With these upcoming changes, the citizens of Atkins can expect to experience minimal disturbance, as the only apparent alterations will be a shift to the LRS website and the use of blue service vehicles. You can anticipate the same efficient services as previously offered by Ramco Waste with the added perks contributed by LRS!

Waste Collection

Waste collection will continue on a weekly basis. Schaumburg and LRS will continue to allow residents to use additional personal receptacles in addition to their LRS cart.

In addition to curbside waste collection, LRS offers a variety of other waste services.

Bulk Items / Excess Garbage

LRS will take 2 cubic yards of additional waste that is not able to fit into your cart as long as it is within Illinois landfill regulations and it is safe to handle by the driver(s). Up to 2 bulk items will be collected as long as each item is under 50 pounds and under 2 cubic yards.

For items that do not fit the above criteria, LRS will provide service as needed, scheduled at an agreed upon per-yard basis. This service will be upon request, and billed separately.

White Goods

Upon request, LRS will provide collection of major appliances, including but not limited to ovens and refrigerators.

Residents simply need to call LRS and speak to a representative who will set up a date to collect the item, and provide a quote for removal. This will be billed separately.

Christmas Trees

LRS will provide curbside collection of Christmas trees for the month of January at no charge. Only live trees (not in bags) free of any tinsel, lights or ornaments will be accepted.

Additional Cart(s)

Should you need an additional waste (or recycling) cart, LRS will provide one at a cost of $3 per month, per cart.

LRS will provide residents with one recycling cart at no cost that will be collected weekly on the same day as your waste. Residents may place out as many recyclable items as they wish each week for collection. Recyclable material that won’t fit in recycling carts may be placed at the side of the cart. Larger or bulky boxes must be broken down before collection.

Additional recycling carts may be rented at a cost of $3 per month, per cart.

Acceptable Recyclables

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

Paper

  • Newspaper & inserts, Magazines, Catalogs & Phone books
  • Computer printouts
  • Hanging file folders (remove metal and trash it)
  • Glossy brochures
  • Index cards
  • Stationery fax paper
  • Envelopes
  • Junk mail
  • Cardboard boxes
  • Brown paper grocery bags
  • Office paper/notebooks
  • Pastel sticky notes
  • Greeting cards
  • Manila Folders
  • Chipboard/paperboard
  • Paperback books

Recyclable items must be clean.

  • NO used paper plates or pizza boxes, or fluorescent paper (they contaminate the paper stream with food, dye, or plastic coating). If 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.

Plastic Containers

Plastic bottles, Plastic tubs and 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).

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

  • All colors are accepted
  • NO window or auto glass, bakeware, ceramics, mirrors, light bulbs, coffee pots or drinking glasses.

Yard Waste/Organics

LRS will provide seasonal yard waste collection from the first full week in April through the second full week in December. Residents may use and place out their own 35-gallon or smaller cans with yard waste, or brown kraft bags free of charge. User-owned cans should be clearly marked as “YW,” and may not weigh more than 50lbs (this weight limit also applies to kraft paper bags). The bundle size is restricted to 4’ in length, 2’ diameter, and no heavier than 50 pounds. Branches cannot exceed 3” in diameter.

As part of the Village’s new contract with LRS, residents may place organic material and food waste with the yard waste they set out for collection. Nearly 20% of all food waste ends up in landfills, so we encourage participation. Residents may also rent a yard waste/compost cart at a cost of $3, per month.

Please note that yard waste is excluded for multi-family dwellings.

Your yard waste service day will be on the same day as your waste and recycling.

LIGHT BULB & BATTERY DROP OFF – ATCHER MUNICIPAL CENTER, PUBLIC WORKS, PRAIRIE CENTER FOR THE ARTS 

HOLIDAY LIGHT & COPPER WIRE DROP OFF – THIS IS AVAILABLE YEAR-ROUND AT EPW. THIS IS SEASONAL AT THE VILLAGE HALL, DECEMBER AND JANUARY.

MEDICAL WASTE DROP OFF – POLICE DEPARTMENT (MEDICATIONS) & VILLAGE NURSING BUILDING (SYRINGES & NEEDLES) )

LRS E-WASTE ANNUAL HOME COLLECTION EVENT

LRS is providing Schaumburg an Annual Electronic Waste Home Collection curbside and weeklong event, from October 10-14th. Please Click Here To Register. Registration and enrollment is required as the village is also happy to offer a drop off event on Saturday the 15th, with information found on this link: https://www.villageofschaumburg.com/residents/garbage-recycling/recycling

LRS E-waste pickup information and Instructions:

  • Sign-up runs from Monday, August 15th through Friday September 30th.
  • In order to participate, you must fill out this online form (Click Here) or contact LRS at 844-NEED-LRS for your address to be included.
  • Pickup is no charge and limited to LRS Village of Schaumburg curbside residential customers.
  • Please place your items near the street, either loose (do not use plastic bags) or clearly marked in cardboard boxes as “EWASTE”, with collection beginning at 7AM on Monday the 10th of October and running through the entire week, regardless of your regular service day.
  • There is a 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 60”(inches) or 100 pounds
  • Appliances are not included as electronic recycling and require their own special curbside pickup.
  • Collection is for household E-Waste items only. Commercial or business electronics are not accepted
  • Items not reflected on this list of being acceptable will not be collected. Unacceptable items will be left behind.
  • This service is designated for residents that have prearranged for it as part of the LRS service offerings.
  • If you do not have a chance to sign-up by the September 30th deadline, you can get rid of your E-waste by participating in the drop off event on October 15th, in the village. https://www.villageofschaumburg.com/residents/garbage-recycling/recycling 
  • NOTE: After September 30th, the LRS E-Waste submission page will close.

ACCEPTED ITEMS INCLUDE:

Telecommunication Equipment, Cell Phones, Cell Phone Batteries, Cell Phone Chargers, Cable Receivers, Digital Converter Boxes, Satellite Receivers, Small Scale Servers, Switches, Circuit Boards, Amplifiers, Hard Drives, Power Supplies, UPS Batteries, PCs, Key Boards, Mice, Servers, LCD Monitors, CRT Monitors, Floppy Drives, CD Rom Drives, Laptops, Computer Cables, AC Adapters, Internal Power Supplies, Plastic Electronics, Aluminum Electronics, Steel Electronics, Yokes, Fans, Electric Motors, Hard Drive Boards, Memory, Modem/Routers, Transformers, Stereo Equipment, Portable Music Players, Hand Held Radios, Video Game Consoles, DVD Players, VCRs, Office, Cordless Phones Ballasts, Printers, Faxes, Copy Machines, Scanners, Sealed Lead Acid Batteries, Steel Encased / Industrial Batteries, Li-Ion Batteries, Ni-Cad Batteries, Nickel Metal, Hydride Batteries, CPUs, CRT TV’s LCD / Plasma TV’s

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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