New Waste and Recycling Partnership for Shields Township

If you live in unincorporated Shields Township, here's the information you need about your new waste hauler, Lakeshore Recycling Services:

  • By December 4, 2019, each resident should have received the following:
    • One 95-gallon cart for waste
    • One 65-gallon cart for recycling
  • Each customer has the option to downsize the large 95G waste cart to a medium (65G) or small (35G) wheeled waste cart and the 65G recycling cart to a small (35G) at no charge within the first 30 days of service. Please give LRS a call at 773-685-8811.
  • Carts will be emptied once weekly on Wednesdays. Containers should be placed by 6:00 am.
  • Additional carts can be ordered and are $3 per cart per month, size notwithstanding. For more information and ordering, please call LRS: 773-685-8811.
  • Monthly cost per household is $20.70, unless extra carts are ordered.
  • There will be a 2-week Christmas tree collection period in the first two weeks of January.

For all other detailed inquiries, please contact Shields Township Supervisor Terry Darraugh at 847-234-0802.

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