New QuincyRecycle.com Homepage

If you have been on our website over the past several days, you may have noticed things look a bit different than they used to. The first thing you’ll notice is the new look and modern feel, but our main priority with the redesign was to make it easier for you to find what you…

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Food Manufacturer Recycling Case Study

A Fortune 100 food manufacturer approached Quincy Recycle for solutions to their waste stream problems. The company has asked to remain anonymous and we are respecting their request.

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Large brown building with shipping and receiving docks at Quincy Recycle location in Chicago, IL

We’re hearing freight drivers are extremely happy with the improvements to our Chicago-area plant. Why? Easier and quicker scaling and unloading due to a major upgrade to our Alsip, IL facility. The two key factors: A new drive-on, drive-off scale A vastly larger staging and unloading area Where previously drivers had to back off after…

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Safety jacket, shoes, glasses, and hardhat.

“Safe performance is ingrained in the culture here at Quincy Recycle, from the moment an employee is hired on,” says Craig Zimmerman, General Manager of our West Bend, WI facility.“As an example, the first time I stepped on the floor, I was approached by a worker who asked if I was wearing steel toe shoes.”

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Large bales of multi-color commingled plastic material.

If you have commingle plastic, we’d like to talk. Quincy Recycle handles hundreds of tons of commingle plastic each month, and we’re in the market for more. By commingle, we mean post-consumer, #1 to #7 plastic containers, baled. These bales can contain some tin or aluminum cans.

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Semi trailer loading tips sign between two well-organized trailers full of recycled material.

Freight costs are a large part of the cost of industrial recycling. Keep your freight costs under control by organizing your loads so you’re not “shipping air”. One key to a profitable recycling solution is to maximize your cost-per-ton on trailer loads.

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Screen shot of text found on the EPA website's section about sustainable management of food as animal feed.

From our Quincy Farm Products subsidiary: A recent “off-beat” story hit the news: hundreds of thousands of Skittles candies were found covering a Wisconsin highway, which were destined for farms as a feed supplement for cattle. The story was often covered either as humor or as alarmist concern over candies being used in cattle feed.…

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FSMA Compliance and FSPCA Certification

Food manufacturers and processors wanting to divert food waste from landfills will find a profitable partner in our subsidiary, Quincy Farm Products. A major issue for 2017 is FSMA (Food Safety and Modernization Act) compliance. Quincy Farm Products is ahead of the curve… read more below to discover how. As producers and food processors know,…

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