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Join TKG in Supporting the Susan G. Komen® Foundation

According to the American Cancer Society, in 2018 it is estimated that 266,120 Women and 2,550 Men will be diagnosed with Breast Cancer. Here at TKG, we are dedicating our fall fundraising efforts to help find a cure.

During October, 2018 TKG will donate to the Susan G. Komen® Foundation for every dumpster rented, and for every ton received at our recycling facility.  In addition, every TKG member will be wearing Pink Shirts each Friday throughout October in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
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Construction and Demolition Materials Recycling Center Now Open in Waukegan, IL

On October 27, 2017, TKG Environmental Services was granted a permit to operate a general construction and demolition recycling transfer facility.  Starting in November TKG is accepting clean shingles, wood and aggregates.

Within the next 60 days, a complete redistribution line will be operative at the facility located at 345 Lakewood Ave. Waukegan, IL 60085. This semi-automated line will allow TKG employees to separate clean demolition materials, sorting them into specific composition categories for recycling.

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Support for United Way of Lake County Reading Success Program

Every day at TKG Environmental Services Group, LLC we look to “Improve Your Environment.” This month, TKG’s commitment to improving the environment extends to within our local schools. As children across Northern Illinois and Southern Wisconsin are heading back to school, TKG is proud to support United Way of Lake County’s Reading Success Program which partners volunteer reading tutors with at-risk children.

The Importance of Reading Proficiency

One in six children who are not reading proficiently in third grade does not graduate from high school on time, a rate four times greater than that of proficient readers. First graders who receive Reading Success tutoring have reading improvement rates almost 300% higher than the children in their class without tutors. Early intervention programs like these create lasting change by focusing on lasting solutions, not short-term charity, and help strengthen the economy and local communities.

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Veteran’s Day 2016 Benefiting MIDWEST VETERANS CLOSET


TKG Environmental Services Group, LLC will donate $10.00 per new dumpster or sweeping order to Midwest Veteran’s Closet from November 10, 2016 to November 18, 2016. TKG will also be collecting other donations for Midwest Veteran’s Closet including clothing, houseware & non-perishable food items. Collection locations are at TKG’s office located at 345 Lakewood Ave Waukegan, Illinois, or you may give donations to any TKG team member. Midwest Veteran’s Closet is located at 2323 Green Bay Road in North Chicago, IL and


Waukegan Gets New EPA Licensed Construction and Demolition Recycling Facility

clearing-area-recyclingOn July 6, 2016 we began the build-out on our new Construction and Demolition (C & D) recycling facility at 345 Lakewood Waukegan, Illinois. When finished in the fall of 2016, our modern facility will help divert over 250 tons from the landfill DAILY! We are keeping a log of our progress, and are excited to share updates with the community at large, our customers, and construction companies looking for a way to divert demolition and excess construction materials from going to a landfill. Below are a couple excerpts:

July 20 – Our vision “To Improve Your Environment” in Northeastern Illinois and Southeastern Wisconsin is starting to come together at our new Waukegan, Illinois Recycling Facility. Our new home in Lake County, Illinois will be a state of the art construction and demolition recycling center. On July 20, Glenbrook Excavating & Concrete, Inc. started to grade our future recycling and material storage yards.

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Pick Up $10 Along With All That Junk!

residential-dumpsterTo help you celebrate the 4th of July and make this holiday week feel even better – get $10 discount off if you place an order for a 10 cubic yard dumpster this week. Just mention our promo code, 10-4-4 (ten for 4th) when you call in your order. You don’t have to get your roll off dumpster delivered this week – just call in to reserve a dumpster rental. We’ll reduce our already right-priced dumpster rental fee from $315 to $305.

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"It is reassuring to know that TKG and the Village of Gurnee can work together for the safety and welfare of the residents and businesses in the Village.

Again, thank you for your assistance with the clean-up operations of sweeping the entire flood area after the flood waters receded."

- Village of Gurnee

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