LRS will immediately provide waste and recycling services to residents of McHenry Countythe Wonder Lake Village, Village of Johnsburg, Mettawa Village, Township of Avon and large areas inside Lake County

ROSEMONT, Ill., May 16, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — LRS, the Midwest’s leading independent waste diversion, recycling and portable services provider, today announced the acquisition of Grayslake, Illinois.Lakes Disposal Services, an independent, family-owned waste and recycling provider serving northern residents and businesses Illinois; financial terms were not disclosed and the acquisition is effective immediately. (PRNewsfoto/LRS)” alt=”LRS, formerly known as Lakeshore Recycling Systems, is now the largest independent provider of portable waste, recycling and services in the Midwestern United States. For more information, visit (PRNewsfoto/LRS)”>

Acquisition Expands LRS North Illinois footprint, adding nearly 2,000 commercial customers, and municipal services for residents of McHenry Countythe Wonder Lake Village, Village of Johnsburg, Mettawa Village, Township of Avon and large areas everywhere Lake County.

Founded by Tim and Janelle Peterson in 2008, the acquisition of Lakes Disposal completes that of LRS October 2021 acquisition of many GFL assets, including 16 municipalities in the far north Illinoiswhich was previously owned by Prairieland Disposal and Recycling Services.

“We welcome Tim, Janelle and all Lakes Disposal employees and customers to the LRS family, and we are excited to bring more growth and investment to our robust Chicagoland market,” said the president. and CEO of LRS. Alan T. Handley. “LRS continues to challenge the waste industry status quo, bringing much-needed local competition to help significantly reduce the cost of municipal solid waste management and recycling services, especially at a time when many of our customers residential homes are struggling to make ends meet. »

Petersen employees and all Lakes Disposal employees will remain with LRS to ensure a smooth transition and customer experience, Handley added.

Lakes Disposal is LRS’ sixth announced acquisition in 2022; other 2022 announcements include: Portage, Wis..-based The Plumber Country; Topeka, Ditch & Associates; Rochester, Minnesota.Sunshine Sanitation; ChicagoAuburn-based; and South Bend, Ind.Junoll-Based Services.

In 2021, the company amassed 22 acquisitions to complement its organic revenue growth in the nation’s midsection.

About LRS

LRS is one of the nation’s leading independent waste diversion, recycling and portable service providers. Since 2013, LRS has specialized in providing an exceptional customer experience to millions of residential and business customers in nine states: Illinois, Wisconsin, Iowa, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Kansas, Arkansas and Tennessee. Diversified and growing, LRS also offers affordable roll container, C&D recycling, street sweeping, portable toilet rental, on-site storage and temporary fencing services. LRS owns and operates 65 facilities and lives from the passion of 2,100 full-time employees. The company provides safe, innovative and sustainability-focused services to clean and beautify the cities, neighborhoods and communities it serves. To learn more, visit #BeyondWaste

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