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This monumental deal further solidifies LRS’ standing as not only the waste leader in the Chicagoland market, but as the largest privately-held waste leader in the Midwest. This acquisition marks a turning point for independent Midwest waste management. LRS will accelerate core lines of our robust Chicagoland business, including: 50,000 new commercial customerseight exclusive municipal contracts: River Forest, River Grove, North Riverside, Villa Park, Berkeley, Summit, Willow Springs, and unincorporated DuPage County; over 100 employees; strategically located Construction & Demolition (C&D) recycling assets; a single stream recycling Material Recovery Facility (MRF); and a Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) transfer facility, Greenwood Transfer LLC


What: LRS has acquired Chicagoland waste giant, Roy Strom, headquartered in Maywood, Illinois

When: The acquisition was announced to the public on Monday, January 4, 2021

Where: LRS is headquartered in Chicago suburb, Morton Grove, Illinois

Contact: Please reach out to Meaghan Johnson, Director of Marketing ( or 773.449.7740) for further inquiries or to schedule an interview with the CEO, Alan Handley