Campton Township Solid Waste Disposal District oversees collection services for trash, recycling, yard waste/organics, bulk items, and white goods at residential properties; except for incorporated areas of the Village of Elburn and the City of Elgin within the Township.

 

LRS, Inc. has an exclusive franchise agreement with the District to provide all residential solid waste collection services within the Township from April 1, 2020 through March 31, 2025.



Our goal is for this to become your "go-to" website for news and updates from your District along with being a trusted source of information about LRS collection services.  We encourage you to take part in local solid waste special collection events and activities!

News & Announcements

November 20, 2021 - Thanksgiving - Service Delay

During the week of Thanksgiving, residences with a Monday, Tuesday, or Wednesday collection day will continue as normal. Residences with a Thursday or Friday collection day will be delayed one day.

November 18, 2022 - Board Approved October 2022 Meeting Minutes posted to Agendas & Minutes page.

 

November 18, 2022 – It's time to complete fall yard clean-up as the 2022 yard waste season rapidly draws to a close!  The final week of yard waste collection will begin on Friday, December 9th and end on Thursday, December 15th.

Fast fact – research has found mulching leaves provides 25% of a lawns nutritional needs, is more environmentally friendly than burning, and significantly reduces dandelion, crabgrass, and other weeds from germinating in a lawn.

November 14, 2022 - November 2022 Monthly Meeting Agenda posted to Agendas & Minutes page.

October 26, 2022 - Board Approved September 2022 Meeting Minutes posted to Agendas & Minutes page.

October 17, 2022 - October 2022 Monthly Meeting Agenda posted to Agendas & Minutes page.

September 22, 2022 - Board approved August 2022 Meeting Minutes posted to Agendas & Minutes page.

September 19, 2022 - September 2022 Monthly Meeting Agenda posted to Agendas & Minutes page.

September 13, 2022 - Appointment of new CTSWDD Trustees

At the September meeting of the Campton Township Board two Campton Township residents were approved and appointed to serve the following terms of service as District Trustees:

  • William (Bill) Miller, 2022 - 2024

  • Bryan Kerwin, 2022 - 2027

September 11, 2022 - Campton Township Highway Department - Fall 2022 Brush Pick-up

North of Rt. 64 - Monday, October 3 through Friday, October 7

South of Rt. 64 - Monday, October 10 through Friday, October 14

Village of Campton Hills in Plato Township - Monday, October 17 through Friday, October 21

Please ensure your brush conforms to Highway District guidelines for collection.

Questions about brush pick-up?  Please contact the Highway District at (630) 365-9300

September 1, 2022 – Labor Day Holiday – Service Delay

The normal daily collection schedule for all residential collection services provided by LRS will be delayed by one day for the entire week of September 5 – 9, 2022 due to the Labor Day holiday on Monday.  The normal daily collection schedule will resume on Monday, September 12.

August 24, 2022 - Temporary restrictions are in place at the Naperville Household Hazardous Waste facility. ​Due to a fire at a state processing facility, the Naperville drop-off (open to all IL residents) has temporarily restricted its list of accepted items. You are encouraged to visit the Naperville facility website https://www.naperville.il.us/.../household-hazardous.../ or call (630) 420-6095 during normal business hours for the most recent updates.

August 24, 2022 - Board approved June 2022 Meeting Minutes posted to Agendas & Minutes page.

August 15, 2022 - August 2022 Monthly Meeting Agenda posted to Agendas & Minutes page.

July 27, 2022 - Kane County Shred Event

When:  Saturday, August 13, 2022 - 8am until 12 noon (rain or shine)

Where:  540 S. Randall Road, St. Charles, IL 60174

How:  The County brings in shredder trucks that shred on site.

Why:  Improper disposal of confidential documents leaves residents vulnerable to identity theft. Also, shredded paper shouldn't be recycled curbside!

Any Kane County resident may bring up to 4 standard size bankers boxes (or an equivalent amount) of residentially generated confidential documents for free shredding. Material can be brought in paper bags or reusable totes, but please avoid plastic bags if possible.

July 18, 2022 - July Monthly Meeting

The regular monthly meeting scheduled for July 20, 2022 has been cancelled due to a lack of quorum.  Pending, tabled, or new business will be moved to the August 17, 2022 meeting agenda.

July 1, 2022 - Independence Day Holiday Service Delay

Monday, July 4 is an observed holiday for LRS.  Due to the holiday the normal collection schedule will be delayed by one day for the entire week of July 4 – July 8.

June 18, 2022 - Board approved 2022 revisions to District By-laws posted to Resources page.

June 16, 2022 - Kane County Recycling Extravaganza for hard to recycle materials - July 9th, 2022

Where:  540 S Randall Road, St. Charles, IL   60174

When:  8:00 AM - noon

Volunteers needed: ​ Want to help your neighbors recycle? Fun in the sun, snacks and pizza (deep-dish, natch) will be your reward!  16 or older, the Recycling Coordinator can sign off on volunteer hours for various programs.  Sign up online using this form or email recycle@countyofkane.org.

Additional Information:  https://www.countyofkane.org/Recycling/Pages/recyclingEvents.aspx  

June 16, 2022 - Board approved April 2022 Meeting Minutes posted to Agendas & Minutes page.

June 13, 2022 - June 2022 Monthly Meeting Agenda posted to Agendas & Minutes page.

May 25, 2022 - Memorial Day Holiday Service Delay

Monday, May 30 is an observed holiday for LRS.  Due to the holiday the normal collection schedule will be delayed by one day for the entire week of May 30 – June 3.

May 19, 2022 - The May Monthly Meeting was canceled due to a lack of quorum.

May 16, 2022 - May 2022 Monthly Meeting Agenda posted to Agendas & Minutes page.

May 9, 2022 -  Kane County Document Shredding / Latex Paint / Aerosol Can Recycling Event

Kane County’s Recycling Program is hosting a free confidential document shredding event on Saturday, May 14, 2022.

Where:  540 S. Randall Road, St. Charles, IL 60174 (just north of IL Route 38 and south of IL Route 64 across from the Kane County Fairgrounds).

When:  8 a.m. to noon.

What:  This is an event to shred residents’ confidential documents and to collect latex paint and aerosol items for proper disposal.  There is no fee to shred.  There is a per-item fee to recycle latex paint and aerosol items and other canisters.  Cash and cards accepted.  Shredding will end early when trucks are completely filled.  Event is rain or shine but will close in the event of hazardous conditions.  For additional event details please visit:  https://kanecountyconnects.com/2022/05/save-the-date-confidential-document-shredding-paint-collection-event-is-may-14/

April 20, 2022 - Board approved March 2022 Meeting Minutes posted to Agendas & Minutes page.

April 18, 2022 - April 2022 Monthly Meeting Agenda posted to Agendas & Minutes page.

 

April 12, 2022 - Campton Township Highway Department - Spring 2022 Brush Pick-up:

North of Rt. 64 - Mon. May 2 through Fri. May 6

South of Rt. 64 - Mon. May 9 through Fri. May 13

Campton Hills in Plato Twp. - Mon. May 16 through Fri. May 20

Please ensure brush conforms to Highway District guidelines for pick-up.

Questions about brush pick-up? (630) 365-9300

March 31, 2022 - Community Service Opportunity

Campton Township Solid Waste Disposal District is seeking a fill an open Trustee position on the Board of Trustees.  No prior experience is needed or required, just an interest in community service.  Trustees serve to represent the best interest of all Township residents in matters related to the collection and disposal of residential solid waste.  Must be a resident of Campton Township and available to attend evening Board Meetings on the 3rd Wednesday of the month.

March 28, 2022 - 2022 Yard Waste Program and LRS annual rate increase.

Residents will soon be receiving their April 2022 invoice which will reflect a 3.5% rate increase for the coming year.

The 2022 Yard Waste Season begins this week on April 1 for those residents with a Friday collection day and will continue through Thursday, December 15.  The program will operate the same this year as it has the past two years.  Existing Service Stickers remain valid for use and will not expire until March 31, 2025.

March 17, 2022 - Board approved February 2022 Meeting Minutes posted to Agendas & Minutes page.

 

March 14, 2022 - March 2022 Monthly Meeting Agenda posted to Agendas & Minutes page.

February 17, 2022 - Board approved January 2022 Meeting Minutes posted to Agendas & Minutes page.

February 14, 2022 - February 2022 Monthly Meeting Agenda posted to Agendas & Minutes page.

January 20, 2022 - Board approved November 2021 Meeting Minutes posted to Agendas & Minutes page.

January 15, 2022  - January 2022 Monthly Meeting Agenda posted to Agendas & Minutes page.

December 30, 2021     Public Notice of Campton Township Solid Waste Disposal District - 2022 Meeting Schedule

In accordance with general provisions of the Illinois Open Meeting Act, (5 ILCS 120/2.02 (a)) and (5 ILCS 120/2.02 (b)), notice is hereby given that the Trustees of the Campton Township Solid Waste Disposal District shall meet, January through November 2022, at 7:30 pm, on the third Wednesday of each of these months.  During 2022, monthly meetings are hereby scheduled on:  January 19, February 16, March 16, April 20, May 18, June 15, July 20, August 17, September 21, October 19, and November 16.   No meeting is scheduled on December 21, 2022.

Monthly meetings shall normally be conducted in the first-floor conference room in the offices of the Village of Lily Lake at 43W870 Empire Road, St. Charles, IL 60175.  Attendance by members of the public is always welcome and a portion of each meeting shall allow for public comment.  Members of the public may also comment by e-mail or U.S. Mail with such comments to be publicly recited at the next meeting after receipt.

In the interest of promoting public health and safety, monthly meetings may, from time to time, need to be conducted remotely through Microsoft Teams.  A meeting that is to be conducted remotely will be noted as such on the monthly agenda that is posted.  Members of the public shall be provided audio access to monitor remote meetings via telephone with dial-in instructions provided at the bottom of each remote meeting agenda.  Remote meetings shall be recorded and all action taken shall be by a roll call vote.

 

This Public Notice has been posted at:

  • Offices of the Village of Lily Lake, 43W870 Empire Road, St. Charles, IL 60175

  • Campton Township Community Center, 5N082 Old La Fox Road, St. Charles, IL 60175

  • www.ctswdd.com

  • Facebook   @camptontownshipsolidwastedisposaldistrict

Any change(s) to the scheduled meeting day or time shall be posted at each location noted above.

 

Date of Notice: 12/31/2021

Prepared by the Trustees of Campton Township Solid Waste Disposal District

Contact information of person preparing Notice:  President, CTSWDD  P.O. Box 494, Wasco, IL  60183

December 27, 2021 – 2022 Free Christmas Tree Collection Period

Lakeshore Recycling Systems, Inc. will provide each residential customer in Campton Township with two days of free Christmas Tree collection and composting. This special collection will take place during the first two full weeks in January on your regular day of collection, as follows:

          Regular                            Free

         Collection Day               Collection Dates

          Monday                                January 3 and 10

          Tuesday                               January 4 and 11

          Wednesday                       January 5 and 12

          Thursday                            January 6 and 13

          Friday                                   January 7 and 14

Requirements for the free Christmas Tree collection and composting service:

• Trees taller than 7 feet or weighing more than 50 pounds must be cut into 2 or more sections with each section not to exceed 4 feet in height or 50 pounds in weight;

• No artificial trees. Only live or natural Christmas trees will be collected;

• Trees must be completely bare and without any netting, rope or string, decorations, lights, or tree stands;

• Trees must not be enclosed within any wrapping, covering, bag, box, or container;

• Place trees and tree sections with the stump end facing the roadway; and

• Trees or tree sections not meeting these requirements will not be collected.

Live or natural Christmas trees set out after the end of the free collection period:

• Trees taller than 7 feet or weighing more than 50 pounds must be cut into 2 or more sections with each section not to exceed 4 feet in height or 50 pounds in weight;

• One Service Sticker is required for each Christmas tree. A tree cut into 2 or more sections only requires one Service Sticker. Group tree sections together when disposing of more than one tree with one Service Sticker clearly visible on each grouping;

• Place tree or tree sections with the stump end facing the roadway; and

• Trees or tree sections not meeting these requirements will not be collected.

Disposal of other holiday decorations

Wreaths, garland, seasonal porch pots, artificial Christmas trees, and other similar live or artificial decorations must be disposed of with regular household garbage in any weekly collection. Artificial trees that cannot be entirely contained within your garbage cart with the lid closed will be treated as a bulk item subject to a maximum limit of 4-foot sections or 50 pounds in weight. Normal Service Sticker requirements, based upon the size of your garbage cart, are applicable to artificial trees or artificial tree sections set out for bulk item collection.

December 20, 2021 - No holiday service delay

LRS will service residential waste on your normal collection day both this week and next week.

December 5, 2021 - Last call for yard waste!

The final yard waste pickup, based on your regular weekly collection day, will be as follows:

Th - December 9

F - December 10

M - December 13

Tu - December 14

W - December 15

 

Looking ahead:  Christmas Trees will be collected during the first two full weeks in January on your regular weekly collection day.

November 21, 2021 - Thanksgiving Holiday Service Delay

Residences with a Monday, Tuesday, or Wednesday collection day will continue as normal.

Residences with a Thursday or Friday collection day will each be delayed by one day

 

November 19, 2021 - Yard Waste Season Extended

The 2021 Yard Waste Season will end on Wednesday, December 15.

Service Stickers remain valid through March 31, 2025.

October 29, 2021 - Free Pumpkin Recycling Event

Kane County, with Pushing the Envelope Farm and Northern Illinois Food Bank, is offering a composting event to help reduce seasonal holiday waste going to landfill.  Spread the word!  Invite your friends and neighbors!

DATE:  Saturday, November 6th, 2021

TIME:  9 AM - 12 PM

LOCATION:  Pushing the Envelope Farm, 1700 Averill Rd, Geneva

YES:  pumpkins (carved or whole), squashes, gourds, corn stalks, hay bales, and other organic fall décor.

NO:  decorations such as candles, yarn, hair, stickers, glitter, googly eyes, plastic ears, plastic of any kind, excessive amounts of paint, etc. must be removed.  Only bare squashes, pumpkins, and gourds can be accepted at this event!

September 12, 2021 - Campton Township Highway Department - Fall 2021 Brush Pickup

North of Rt. 64 - Monday, October 4 through Friday, October 8

South of Rt. 64 - Monday, October 11 through Friday, October 15

Campton Hills in Plato Township - Monday, October 18 through Friday, October 22

Please ensure your brush conforms to Highway District guidelines for collection.

Questions about brush pick-up?  Please contact the Highway District at (630) 365-9300

September 2, 2021 – Labor Day Holiday – Service Delay

The normal daily collection schedule for all residential collection services provided by LRS will be delayed by one day for the entire week of September 6 – 10, 2021 due to the holiday.  The normal daily collection schedule will resume on Monday, September 13.

July 4, 2021   Independence Day Holiday – Service Delay

The normal collection schedule of residential waste and recycling by LRS will be delayed by one day for the entire week of July 5 – July 9.

May 28, 2021   Memorial Day Holiday – Service Delay

The normal collection schedule of residential waste and recycling by LRS will be delayed by one day for the entire week of May 31 – June 4.

March 15, 2021

Regular monthly meeting scheduled for March 17, 2021 cancelled due to inability to post meeting agenda in accordance with Illinois Open Meeting Act.

February 23, 2021 – 2021 Yard Waste Season

Greetings from Lakeshore Recycling Systems!

 

Spring is approaching and yard waste and organics season will be here soon!  Campton Township residents who use the yard waste and organics subscription cart program, will be automatically re-enrolled if subscribed to the cart program in 2020.  Subscription yard waste and organic cart service is pre-billed for the entire season, in advance of the season, so the fee will appear on the April invoice.  Residents who would like to newly enroll for 2021, please do so as soon as possible to take full advantage of the season cost.  If you plan to cancel your subscription service, please do so before the start of season, preferably before March 15th, to avoid being billed for the season.  To establish or cancel subscription yard waste and organic cart services, please contact LRS via email at CamptonTownship@LRSrecycles.com or call Customer Service at 844.NEED.LRS.

Learn more about the Campton Township waste collection services online at LRSRecycles.com/CamptonTownship.

The LRS Team

December 30, 2020

Public Notice of Campton Township Solid Waste Disposal District – 2021 Meeting Schedule

In accordance with the general provisions of the Illinois Open Meeting Act, (5 ILCS 120/2.02 (a)) and (5 ILCS 120/2.02 (b)), notice is hereby given that the Trustees of the Campton Township Solid Waste Disposal District (CTSWDD) will be meeting at 7:30 p.m. on the third Wednesday of each month of 2021.  Remote regular monthly meetings will be conducted online through Microsoft Teams.  Dial-in instructions will be posted on each monthly meeting agenda.  Any change(s) to the regular meeting time, day, or agenda will be posted at www.ctswdd.com

Meetings are scheduled for:  January 20, February 17, March 17, April 21, May 19, June 16, July 21, August 18, September 15, October 20, and November 17.   No meeting is scheduled for December 2021.

General Provisions of the Illinois Open Meetings Act may be found at:   http://www.ilga.gov/legislation/ilcs/ilcs3.asp?ActID=84&ChapterID=2

Date of Notice: 12/31/2020     Prepared by the Trustees of the CTSWDD     Contact information of Person Preparing Notice:  President, CTSWDD  P.O. Box 494, Wasco, IL  60183

This notice has been posted at:

  • Campton Township Supervisor’s Office

  • Campton Township Community Center

  • www.ctswdd.com

  • Facebook @camptontownshipsolidwastedisposaldistrict

December 27, 2020

2021 Free Christmas Tree Collection Period

Lakeshore Recycling Systems, Inc. will provide each residential customer in Campton Township with two days of free Christmas Tree collection and composting.  This special collection will take place during the first two full weeks in January on your regular day of collection, as follows:

Regular Collection Day          Free Collection Dates

  • Monday                                   January 4 and 11

  • Tuesday                                  January 5 and 12

  • Wednesday                             January 6 and 13

  • Thursday                                 January 7 and 14

  • Friday                                      January 8 and 15

Requirements for the free Christmas Tree collection and composting service:

  • Trees taller than 7 feet or weighing more than 50 pounds must be cut into 2 or more sections with each section not to exceed 4 feet in height or 50 pounds in weight;

  • No artificial trees. Only live or natural Christmas trees will be collected;

  • Trees must be completely bare and without any netting, rope or string, decorations, lights, or tree stands;

  • Trees must not be enclosed within any wrapping, covering, bag, box, or container;

  • Place trees and tree sections with the stump end facing the roadway; and

  • Trees or tree sections not meeting these requirements will not be collected.

Live or natural Christmas trees set out after the end of the free collection period:

  • Trees taller than 7 feet or weighing more than 50 pounds must be cut into 2 or more sections with each section not to exceed 4 feet in height or 50 pounds in weight;

  • One Service Sticker is required for each Christmas tree. A tree cut into 2 or more sections only requires one Service Sticker.  Group tree sections together when disposing of more than one tree with one Service Sticker clearly visible on each grouping;

  • Place tree or tree sections with the stump end facing the roadway; and

  • Trees or tree sections not meeting these requirements will not be collected.

Disposal of other holiday decorations

Wreaths, garland, seasonal porch pots, artificial Christmas trees, and other similar live or artificial decorations must be disposed of with regular household garbage in any weekly collection.  Artificial trees that cannot be entirely contained within your garbage cart with the lid closed will be treated as a bulk item subject to a maximum limit of 4-foot sections or 50 pounds in weight.  Normal Service Sticker requirements, based upon the size of your garbage cart, are applicable to artificial trees or artificial tree sections set out for bulk item collection.

December 21, 2020

Christmas and New Year’s Day Holiday Service DelayCollection from residences normally receiving service on Friday will be delayed by one day to the Saturday following Christmas Day and to the Saturday following New Year’s Day.Collection from residences normally receiving service on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, or Thursday will not be affected by this service delay.

December 16, 2020

Open Board Member Position

The Campton Township Solid Waste Disposal District is currently seeking volunteers to fill an opening on the Board of Trustees. The Board consists of 5 members that meet once per month. Some examples of Board duties include: negotiating agreements for solid waste services, ensuring service to residents is provided in accordance with the agreement, resolving resident complaints, and related activities.

Residents of Campton Township who are interested in serving on the Board or who may wish to recommend someone for this position are encouraged to contact the Board.

November 24, 2020

Thanksgiving Holiday Service DelayDue to the Thanksgiving Holiday, normal collection service will be delayed by one day this week for all homes normally serviced on Thursday or Friday.

November 13, 2020

Yard Waste Season ExtendedThe 2020 Yard Waste Season will end on Tuesday, December 15.In past years the traditional end date for yard waste season has been November 30.  As part of the transition this year to Lakeshore Recycling Systems, Inc. the yard waste season has been extended to December 15 to provide Campton Township residents with an additional two weeks to complete fall cleanup.The current, green Lakeshore service stickers remain valid for use until April 2025.

October 29, 2020

Pumpkin & Squash Recycling EventKane County, in conjunction with Pushing the Envelope Farm and Northern Illinois Food Bank, are offering a free pumpkin recycling event in Geneva on Saturday, November 7th from 9am to 12 noon, to help you reduce your seasonal holiday waste!Jack O’Lanterns, pumpkins and decorative squashes are highly compostable and it is a real shame to just send them to a landfill, when the nutrients they contain could instead be returned to soil that will grow more healthy food!When: Saturday, November 7th from 9am-12pmWhere: Pushing the Envelope Farm at 1700 Averill Road in GenevaYES: We will take • pumpkins (carved or whole) • decorative squashes and gourds • corn stalks • hay bales • any other organic materials used as fall décorNO: It is very important to keep it contaminant-free; just like food scrap composting. In other words, only the squashes, pumpkins, and gourds themselves can be composted! We will not take any Jack O’Lanterns with any of the following items in or on them: • candles • yarn hair • stickers • googly eyes • plastic ears • plastic of any kind • excessive amounts of paint