Village of Richmond: Solid Waste & Recycling Collection

LRS is proud to be the preferred waste and recycling partner for Richmond. To learn more about this residential service, pickup schedule, and cart information please visit .

In addition to being the exclusive residential waste and recycling hauler for Richmond, many Richmond homeowners are currently in need of dumpster rental, on-site storage, portable bathrooms and street sweeper services. LRS is here to help. We have the most professional and affordable dumpster rental, on-site storage, portable bathrooms and street sweeper services available in Richmond. We offer many different services that all can be customized to meet whatever residential needs you may have.

Richmond Collection Guidelines

    • All paying customers will receive one 95-gallon garbage toter and one 65-gallon recycle toter
    • Senior discount is available, please call the office for further information
    • Solid waste and recycling will be picked up on THURSDAYS
    • Pick-up will occur between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.
    • Optional yard waste programs are available. Stickers or seasonal subscription. Please call the office for more information
      • Stickers can be purchased at : Ace Hardware (10824 N. Main st) or by calling our office at 844-NEED-LRS
    • Garbage and recycling must be placed by the drive and at least 5 feet away from stationery objects (basketball hoops, mailboxes, vehicles. Etc.).

LEAF VACCUMMING: October 24th and 31st and November 14th and 21st. Dates may change due to weather conditions. Please have the leaves at the curb by 6:00 a.m.

E-WASTE: curbside pick-up dates will 1st Thursday of April and October

Recyclable Materials


Newspaper and insertsMagazine catalogs & phone booksOffice paper notebooks
Computer printoutsHanging file folders (remove metal & trash it)Pastel sticky notes
Glossy brochuresIndex cardsGreeting cards
StationeryFax paperManila folders
EnvelopesJunk mailChipboard/Paperboard
Cardboard boxesBrown paper grocery bagsPaperback books
  • NO used paper plates or pizza boxes, or fluorescent paper (they contaminate the paper stream with food, dye, or plastic coating) If the 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

Aluminum Cans & Foil

  • Aluminum cans
  • Aluminum foil
  • Pie plates and trays


  • Milk, Soup
  • Cardboard Egg Cartons
  • Juice cartons & boxes

Steel/Tin Cans

  • Food cans and lids
  • Metal paint cans and lids
  • Empty aerosol cans

Glass Bottle & Jars

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

Plastic Containers

  • Plastic bottles
  • Plastic tubs
  • 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)

Richmond Yard Waste Collection

  • Yard waste (also known as landscape waste) season is April 1st through November 30th, every year.
  • Optional yard waste collection will occur weekly, same day as trash day. Subscription/Stickers program.

Resident Owned Containers & Biodegradable Yard Waste Bags

  • Residents may use a waste container marked with an “X” or “YARD WASTE.” Residents may also use biodegradable lawn, landscape, or yard waste bags. Containers or bags may not exceed the 50-pound weight limit each.

Yard Waste Container

  • Yard waste may be placed neatly at the curb in waste containers. If using your own container for yard waste materials, it must have two handles and not exceed 35 gallons or 50 pounds when full, for safety reasons.
  • Residents may rent a 95-gallon cart for yard waste collection.

Biodegradable Yard Waste Bag

  • Yard waste may be placed in a biodegradable “Kraft” style or alike paper bag designed specifically for the collection and disposal of yard waste. Bags may not exceed 50 pounds in weight.

Brush Bundles or Twigs

  • Brush bundles tied in biodegradable twine may not exceed 4’ (feet) in length, 4” (inches) in width and 50 pounds. Tree limbs may not exceed 4” (inches) in diameter. Unbundled brush will not be collected.
  • Please note that sod, dirt, rock, whole trees, limbs greater than 4 inches and stumps are not part of the weekly yard waste program

Christmas Tree Collection

  • Christmas Trees will be collected the two weeks immediately following Christmas on your pick-up day.

Larger Bulk Items

  • Additional bulk items such as sliding glass doors, oversized windows, or anything over 50lbs will be charged according to the size of the item, residents should call LRS at 844-NEED-LRS to schedule pick-up and arrange payment.

Billing & Invoice Options

Invoices are sent in advance on a quarterly basis for services. Payments are due 30 days from the date of the invoice. Late fees will apply for payments received late. As nearly all costs associated with providing the service increase on a regular basis, rates are increased on an annual basis every July.

Auto Payment Option

  • LRS offers an auto-pay option for residents who choose to establish this method of payment. Once you receive an invoice from LRS, you may choose this option. If you would like to elect for auto pay, you may do so by going to You will be asked to create a username and password.

Mail Payment

If you need assistance, please call or email LRS Customer Service for assistance with paperless billing, paying your bill or registering for auto-pay at 844-NEED-LRS or