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Commercial Waste and Recycling

The City entered into a  franchise agreement with Lakeshore Recycling Systems (LRS) to provide refuse, recycling, and food scrap compost collection to all commercial and multi-unit dwellings within the City on January 1, 2016.
2021 Commercial Waste, Recycling & Food Scrap

Waste Hauling & Disposal Services (Effective April 1, 2021)
Container Size Frequency of Service
  1x Wk 2x Wk 3x Wk 4x Wk 5x Wk 6x Wk 7x Wk
65 gallon  $   22.12  $   42.04  $   63.06  $     84.07  $    105.09  $    126.11  $    154.87
95 gallon  $   24.34  $   44.25  $   66.37  $     88.50  $    110.62  $    132.75  $    165.94
1 cy  $   35.40  $   66.37  $ 105.09  $    132.75  $    168.15  $    203.55  $    265.50
1.5 cy  $   42.04  $   88.50  $ 130.54  $    174.79  $    219.04  $    265.50  $    326.34
2 cy  $   46.46  $ 101.77  $ 154.87  $    205.76  $    258.86  $    311.96  $    376.12
*2 cy compacted  $ 105.09  $ 210.19  $ 315.28  $    420.37  $    525.47  $    630.56  $    768.84
4 cy  $   77.44  $ 154.87  $ 232.31  $    309.75  $    387.19  $    464.62  $    547.59
6 cy  $ 105.09  $ 210.19  $ 311.96  $    420.37  $    512.19  $    611.75  $    746.72
*6 cy compacted  $ 348.47  $ 641.62  $ 885.00  $ 1,216.87  $ 1,521.09  $ 1,825.31  $ 2,206.96
8 cy  $ 139.39  $ 259.97  $ 384.97  $    508.87  $    630.56  $    752.25  $    876.15
10 cy   $ 160.41  $ 316.39  $ 462.41  $    641.62  $    802.03  $    962.43  $ 1,161.56
               
20-yard roll-off  $ 398.25 per haul ** 5-ton limit      
30-yard roll-off  $ 436.97 per haul ** 6-ton limit      
40-yard roll-off  $ 497.81 per haul ** 7-ton limit      
               
      Collection Only**   Leased Service
20-yard compaction equipment  $ 608.44 per haul **5 ton limit  $    470.15 per month
25-yard compaction equipment  $ 636.09 per haul **5 ton limit  $    470.15 per month
30-yard compaction equipment  $ 658.22 per haul **6 ton limit  $    470.15 per month
40-yard receiver box    $ 658.22 per haul **6 ton limit  $    116.16 per month
2-yard stationary compactor rental only        $    331.87 per month
6 yard rear load compactor rental only        $    265.50 per month
*Rental/Lease/Purchase of Apartment style compactor and receiver boxes will be the individual customer's responsibility and not the City's responsibility. 
**Roll-off loads will be charged an additional $50.00 per ton for each ton over the stated tonnage limit. 
***CHARGES ON EXTRA DEBRI: TRASH @ $25.00/YD, CONST $40.00/YD, RECY @$20.00/YD


Commercial Recycling Services
(Effective April 1, 2021)
Container Size Frequency of Service
  1x Wk 2x Wk 3x Wk 4x Wk 5x Wk 6x Wk 7x Wk
65 gallon  $              -    $                    -    $            48.67  $       73.01  $       97.35  $      121.69  $    146.02
95 gallon  $              -    $                    -    $            48.67  $       79.65  $     106.20  $      132.75  $    159.30
1 cy  $              -    $               27.66  $            55.31  $       82.97  $     110.62  $      138.28  $    165.94
1.5 cy  $              -    $               44.25  $            60.84  $       88.50  $     110.62  $      138.28  $    177.00
2 cy  $         27.66  $               49.78  $            77.44  $       94.03  $     127.22  $      165.94  $    210.19
4 cy  $         38.72  $               77.44  $          105.09  $     154.87  $     193.59  $      232.31  $    287.62
*4 cy compacted  $         82.97  $             154.87  $          232.31  $     309.75  $     387.19  $      464.62  $    553.12
6 cy  $         44.25  $               88.50  $          132.75  $     177.00  $     248.91  $      298.69  $    365.06
8 cy  $         60.84  $             116.16  $          177.00  $     232.31  $     287.62  $      342.94  $    414.84
*8 cy compacted  $       110.62  $             221.25  $          331.87  $     442.50  $     553.12  $      663.75  $    802.03
10 cy   $         71.91  $             138.28  $          204.66  $     271.03  $     337.40  $      403.78  $    486.75
               
20-yard roll-off  $       398.25 per haul ** 5-ton limit        
30-yard roll-off  $       436.97 per haul ** 6-ton limit        
40-yard roll-off  $       497.81 per haul ** 7-ton limit        
All items included for recycling pick-up are listed on SWALCO's website, including:
  • Glass jars and bottles
  • Plastic bottles and containers (#1-#7)
  • Aluminum
  • Tin & metal cans
  • Cardboard & paper (chipboard, newspaper, magazines, junk mail, catalogs, paper bags, telephone books, office paper, file folders, and paper towel rolls)
  • Aseptic packaging (milk and certain beverage containers)
***CHARGES ON EXTRA DEBRI: TRASH @ $25.00/YD, CONST $40.00/YD, RECY @$20.00/YD

Organic Material Services
(Effective April 1, 2021)
Note: If an organic material services proposal is accepted, additional items may be added to the contract. 

Description of Service: Organic material container service on an "As-Needed" or "Per Pull" basis. Organic material includes food scraps and landscape waste as defined in the Illinois Environmental Protection Act. 

Container Size  Cost "Per Pull" 
Landscape Waste Sticker  $                      2.71
65-gallon cart  $                    16.59
95-gallon cart  $                    22.12
1 cubic yard  $                    33.19
1.5 cubic yard  $                    38.72

Lakeshore Recycling Systems does provide a compost/organic recycling program. Our program provides cost breaks for more equipment with a less frequency of service. Our program also encourages the use of compostable bags to contain organic material.

***CHARGES ON EXTRA DEBRI: TRASH @ $25.00/YD, CONST $40.00/YD, RECY @$20.00/YD