What is this change in waste haulers all about? The Lisle Village Board recently approved a contract with a new refuse, recycling and yard waste hauling provider, Lakeshore Recycling Systems (LRS). This contract provides more services at a lower cost to Lisle residents. Waste hauling services provided by current provider, Republic Services, will no longer be provided to Lisle residents, effective June 30, 2018.
When do the new services provided by Lakeshore Recycling Systems begin? Lakeshore Recycling Systems will begin providing waste hauling services to the Village, effective July 1, 2018. The first two pickup days will be Thursday, July 5 (due to the July 4 holiday) and Wednesday, July 11.
Is there a grace period offered for stickers purchased for services provided by Republic that are no longer needed due to the new provider? Yes. Lakeshore Recycling Systems is offering a two-week grace period for the first two pickups on July 5 and July 11.
Does my pickup day change? Yes. The pickup day will change from Tuesdays to Wednesdays. Due to the July 4th holiday, the first pickup made by LRS will be on Thursday, July 5, 2018. Wednesday pickups will begin on July 11.
What do I do with waste stickers (from Republic) that I don’t need? Residents can take advantage of a sticker buy back opportunity at Village Hall during normal business hours (7:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.) between June 18 – July 20 and receive a full refund for unused stickers. To be eligible for a refund, stickers must be unused, whole, and have the backing intact. No refunds will be issued after July 20.
Do I need different stickers for refuse and yard waste? No. The same sticker can be used for both refuse and yard waste pickup.
What about carts I have from Republic? Republic will pick up carts on the day of their last pickup for Lisle residents, on Tuesday, June 26. Republic carts cannot be used under the new program.
How do I get a new cart from Lakeshore Recycling Systems? New carts from Lakeshore will be distributed to residents starting in mid-June.
Unincorporated Lisle residents: Services for unincorporated residents will not change due to the Village of Lisle’s new service provider. Unincorporated residents are advised to contact their current waste hauling service provider if they have questions.
What is the cost of new refuse and yard waste stickers? The cost is $3.00 per sticker.
What are the monthly waste cart program costs for Lakeshore Recycling Systems?
•35-gallon cart ($19.15/month)
•65-gallon cart ($20.15/month)
•95-gallon cart ($23.95/month)
What does the subscription service include? Subscription service with Lakeshore Recycling Systems offers three options; all include a trash bin, either a 35-gallon, 65-gallon or 95-gallon container that are picked up weekly on Wednesdays (unless a holiday falls on a Wednesday, then service pickups will be on Thursdays). No stickers are needed if all items to be picked up fit in the container.
If additional bags need to be put out for pickup, stickers are needed for each additional bag to be picked up.
How can I make arrangements for my new cart/services provided by Lakeshore Recycling Systems? Payment options for Lisle residents can be arranged directly with Lakeshore Recycling Systems by calling 630-581-8650 or emailing Service@LRSrecycles.com for more information.
Is there a cost for recycling or recycling carts? No. Recycling carts and services will continue to be provided to residents free of charge.
What if I don’t have the subscription service but want to obtain a recycling cart? Every residence in Lisle will receive a free, 65-gallon recycling cart, which will be delivered prior to July 1.
Where can I purchase refuse and yard waste stickers? In the coming weeks, locally participating retailers that had previously sold Republic Service stickers will be selling the sticker offered by Lakeshore Recycling Systems.
What if I have larger items to dispose of, such as a couch, mattress or appliances? Lakeshore Recycling Systems will pick up these items, but they will require stickers. Furniture will require five (5) stickers, and any appliances will require ten (10) stickers. For more information and questions, please contact Lakeshore Recycling Systems at 630-581-8650.