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Spring Clean-Up Canceled Due to COVID-19 Pandemic

UPDATE MAY 26, 2020:
LRS has announced the following service updates: 
  • Bulk item pickup resumes Tuesday, May 26
  • Curbside electronics and white goods pick up resumes  Monday, June 1
  • Spring cleanup postponement: Evaluating a possible rescheduling for Fall 2020; more information to come

UPDATE MARCH 24, 2020:

In order to protect the health and well being of refuse and recycling workers in light of the ongoing pandemic, spring cleanup has been canceledThe City will explore possibly rescheduling spring clean-up with Lakeshore Recycling Systems for future dates.  

Additionally, effective immediately, Lakeshore Recycling Systems will suspend collection of bulk items, white goods & e-waste. There will be no collection of loose material, bulk items (mattresses, furniture, etc.), appliances, electronic waste or other large items at the curb. All refuse and recyclables must be placed into a refuse or recycling container to be collected. As a reminder, please do not place plastic bags into recycling containers.

Refuse, recycling, and yard waste collection will continue as regularly scheduled.

Please contact LRS at 773.685.8811 with any questions or visit www.LRSRecycles.com for more information. 
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Spring Clean-Up has been canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The City will explore possibly rescheduling spring clean-up with Lakeshore Recycling Systems for future dates.  

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Please note that LRS will not be taking the following items:

-More than 1 cubic yard of construction material
-White goods (refrigerators, stoves, etc.)
-Electronic waste
-Yard waste

If you have an appliance or white good (washer and dryer, refrigerator, oven, dishwasher, stove, AC unit, hot water heater, freezer, etc.) that needs removal, please contact an LRS Service Representative at 773.685.8811 or info@lrsrecycles.com to schedule service. A charge of $40.00 per item will be charged.

Spring clean-up is also offered year-round through the LRS bulk item pickup service. LRS will take one ‘Bulk’ item that can be safely removed, per week at no charge such as tables, chairs, mattresses (must be wrapped), etc. If more than one bulk item is left out for pickup, you will need to call LRS to receive a quote for removal. Get the word out to neighbors - you don't need to wait for spring to get rid of unwanted items! The same spring cleanup restrictions apply (no white goods, no electronics, construction debris, items must be under 50lbs). Please call ahead to notify LRS of the bulk item at 773.685.8811. - THIS SERVICE HAS BEEN SUSPENDED DUE TO THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC.

LRS will also collect one large electronic item under 50lbs waste item (televisions, monitors, computers, speakers, etc.) or three small electronic waste items (phones, mice, radios, calculators, etc.) on the first customer collection day of each month. Please contact LRS for information regarding large or small sized electronic waste options at 773.685.8811 or info@lrsrecycles.com.  - THIS SERVICE HAS BEEN SUSPENDED DUE TO THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC.

For questions about the annual Spring Clean-Up, please contact LRS at 773.685.8811 or info@lrsrecycles.com.