Refuse & Recycling

Environmental Recycling & Disposal TruckThe Village of Channahon has contracted with Lakeshore Recycling Systems (link) (formerly known as Environmental Recycling & Disposal) for refuse, recycling and yard waste pickup services.

Residents with refuse, recycling or yard waste service-related questions, such as missed pickups or cart repair, should contact Lakeshore at 815-725-4555.  Residents with refuse, recycling and yard waste billing-related questions, including senior or disabled veteran discounts, should contact the Finance Department at 815-467-6644.    

  1. Refuse
  2. Recycling
  3. Yard Waste
  4. Bulk Collection & White Goods
  5. Electronic Waste Recycling
  6. Paper Recycling
  7. Burning

Residents have a the choice of using a 95-, 65, or 35-gallon cart. All refuse carts have dark green lids. Additional refuse may be placed in a plastic bag next to the cart. 

Additional carts are available for rent in 95-gallon size for $6.00 per month. To rent additional carts, please contact Lakeshore at 815-725-4555.

Acceptable items include household refuse like chip bags, paper towels, plastic bags, and textiles (donate if lightly used) and bulk items. 

Unacceptable items include construction/demolition waste, auto parts, tires, household hazardous waste (paint, oil, household cleaners), medical or electronic.