LRS hires general manager with former district waste management manager

LRS Hires Former District Waste Management Director Shadeed Spence as New General Manager

CHICAGO, ILLINOIS, UNITED STATES, May 4, 2021 / – LRS, the Midwest’s leading independent waste recycling and diversion provider, today appointed Shadeed Spence as its Managing Director, a newly created position designed to support the operational growth of LRS. Spence began his 7 year career in the waste industry as a Site Manager and rose through the ranks to his most recent role as District Manager for Waste Management before joining LRS.

“As LRS continues to expand its presence in the Midwest, it is critical that we hire highly skilled employees like Shadeed to lead and help grow our operations division,” said LRS CEO Alan T. Handley. “We welcome Shadeed to the team and believe his knowledge and experience in the waste industry will be a valuable addition to our operations department. “

Shadeed moved from Ohio to Illinois to join LRS. He has over 15 years of leadership experience and in his last role at Waste Management he was responsible for the day-to-day operations of several districts, trained employees, developed and implemented optimal programs for the use of waste. equipment, equipment maintenance and labor. and material costs and oversaw all personnel requirements for the operations department.

“Shadeed’s new role as General Manager will play a key role in our operations division to ensure that the right processes and procedures are implemented in a safe, accurate and efficient manner,” said the COO of LRS, John Larsen. “I look forward to having Shadeed on the team and seeing how his experience and implementation ideas accelerate and improve our overall operations. “

As LRS continues to expand in the Midwest, hiring more talented people will continue to be an organizational goal to help cope with the rapid growth that LRS is experiencing.

About LRS

LRS is the seventh private waste management and recycling company in North America. For more than 20 years, LRS has specialized in providing comprehensive, fully integrated waste diversion and recycling services to hundreds of thousands of residential and commercial customers in Northern Illinois, Western Illinois. ‘Illinois, southern Wisconsin, northwest Indiana, southwest Michigan, and the Quad Cities areas. Diversified and growing exponentially, LRS also offers: affordable rolling container services, C&D recycling, portable toilet rentals, municipal and commercial street sweeping, mulch distribution, on-site storage and temporary fencing. LRS owns and operates 26 facilities, safely deploys a fleet of fuel efficient trucks, and is fueled by the passion of more than 1,200 full-time employees. The company treats more than 3.2 million tonnes of waste each year, providing safe, innovative and sustainability-focused services to clean up and beautify the cities, neighborhoods and communities it serves. To learn more, visit

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