Residential Waste and Recycling Services
As of January 1, 2021, Lakeshore Recycling Systems serves as the City of Northlake’s exclusive residential garbage and recycling service provider. Lakeshore Recycling Systems provides weekly street-side collection on Friday. Each resident has been supplied with one 95-gallon container for trash serviced 1x/ week and one 65-gallon container for recycling serviced 1x/ week.
Northlake residents are serviced between 7a and 6p; carts must be out no later than 7a on Friday, unless noted as a service holiday.
Please be advised that while residential waste and recycling services are invoiced through the City, the customer is directly responsible for any private services. For private services, the customer must initiate account setup and prepay for the service by credit card.
Please refer to the following link for more information:
- Holiday Service Schedule
- City of Northlake News Coverage
- Follow LRS on Facebook for sustainability tips, service updates and industry news!
Available from April 1 to December 15, Lakeshore Recycling Systems provides a simple option for landscape waste collection. Landscape waste is collected street-side. Landscape waste must not exceed 35 gallons and 60 pounds in weight. Branches must be bundled with biodegradable string/ twine not exceeding four feet in length, 36 inches and 60 pounds.
Having opened Chicagoland’s state-of-the-art single-stream recycling center in 2016, Lakeshore Recycling Systems focuses on waste diversion to recycle more and send less waste to landfills. Lakeshore Recycling Systems is committed to making the surrounding communities a greener place to live.
Lakeshore Recycling Systems has a single-stream recycling center dedicated to sorting and separating recyclables. This 40,000 square-foot facility is designed to handle more than 110,000 tons of high-grade residential and commercial single-stream recyclables, sorting, separating and allocating over 20 tons of waste per hour.