Mar 23

[ARCHIVED] March 23, 2020 LRS Update in regards to COVID-19

The original item was published from March 23, 2020 2:48 PM to March 23, 2020 2:49 PM

A message from Lakeshore Recycling Systems:

The following is an immediate change in our service or manner of collection.

Suspension of collection for bulk items, white goods, and E-Waste:
-No collection of bulk items (furniture, mattresses, etc.) white goods (appliances), loose materials, electronic waste (E-Waste) other large items.

It is just becoming clear how long the coronavirus can survive outside the human body. We have learned that the virus can last on cardboard for up to 24 hours and on metal, glass and plastic for up to nine days. In low temperatures, the virus can last on some surfaces for up to 28 days.

Please note that this immediate action will not only help protect our drivers, but will also help reduce community spread of COVID-19.

We are grateful for our partnership with your community and your understanding and patience during this unprecedented time. We remain committed to providing you updates and continued waste collection services.