Village of Riverwoods

Residential Waste and Recycling Services

Lakeshore Recycling Systems is the Village of Riverwoods’ exclusive waste and recycling hauler; this contract began on April 1, 2012. Lakeshore Recycling Systems provides weekly Street-side or Back Door Service on the designated service day. Carts will be serviced between 7a and 7p and residents must have carts out no later than 7a on the day of service. 

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Holiday Service Schedule

Bulk Item Service

Residents of Riverwoods have the option to put out one bulk item (up to 50 pounds) per pickup on the same service day. Prior to pickup, Lakeshore Recycling Systems asks customers to call the customer service line at 773.685.8811 and report what the bulk item is. White goods are not included in this service.

Extra Waste

Trash: Customers can place extra garbage on the side of the trash cart. Extra garbage must be bagged with a sticker. Stickers can be obtained by contacting Lakeshore Recycling Systems at 773.685.8811 or

Recycling: Customers can place extra recyclables at street-side on the side of the recycling cart. All extra recyclables will be collected at no charge as long as it is less than 100 gallons and 50 pounds.

Landscape Waste Collection

Available from April 1 to December 15, Lakeshore Recycling Systems provides a simple option for landscape waste collection. Landscape waste is collected on Wednesdays at street-side. Lakeshore Recycling Systems offers two services for landscape waste.

Subscription Service:
 Subscription Service provides a flat monthly rate that covers up to ten 35-gallon containers or kraft bags. For more than ten kraft bags or containers, a sticker must be affixed onto the additional bags/containers. See the sticker service information below.

Sticker Service 
Sticker Service is a weekly volume-based system where a customer pays for only the quantity of the landscape waste collected. This option is done by the customer purchasing stickers through Lakeshore Recycling Systems and placing them on a kraft bag. Bags and cans should not exceed 35 gallons and 50 pounds. Prior to the pickup, the customer must call Lakeshore Recycling Systems the Tuesday before service to alert our staff of the requests.

Riverwoods and the Environment

Home to 3,660 residents and businesses, the City of Riverwoods, Illinois is located in Lake County. Founded in 1949 by a steel magnate, the City has since flourished and is home to many important businesses and events. Morgan Stanley Dean Witter and Commerce Clearing House are major employers located in Riverwoods. Architecturally, the homes in Riverwoods include rustic, custom built, contemporary and ranches. The town is known for its beauty and welcoming feel. For those that enjoy the outdoors, there are numerous hiking and bird watching paths located in town.

As the exclusive residential waste and recycling hauler for the Village of Riverwoods, Lakeshore Recycling Systems vows to continue to look for ways to enhance the services we provide. One of our primary goals is to be a driving force in protecting the environment. Our on-site storage, portable bathrooms, street sweepers, mulch and dumpster rental services are ready to be deployed for any project. Simply call and speak to one of trained consultants.

Our recycling and transfer center, located in Northbrook, recycles over 75% of materials brought in. We care as much as you do about keeping the Village of Riverwoods clean and green.

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