Employee Spotlight: Lucie Spohr

“I want to go out there.” Little did Lucie Spohr know the changes those 6 words would bring. Who would have thought 5 years ago that she would find her home out on the floor of a recycling plant? Not her. But Lucie’s ambition is unstoppable when paired with the support of her Quincy Recycle…

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Create Innovative Solutions

If there’s one word we love, it’s innovation. That’s what we were founded on, after all; finding new and better ways to improve waste management systems. That’s why for us, Create Innovative Solutions is a key component to our Core Values. This is all to say we encourage our employees to be creative and dream…

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Act With Integrity

“Integrity is the essence of everything successful.”- R. Buckminster Fuller Not to take the words right out of Mr. Fuller’s mouth, but we wholeheartedly agree. That’s why integrity is so important to Quincy Recycle, and why we made sure to incorporate it into our Core Values. What we do here doesn’t matter, if we don’t…

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Be Courageous and Try It

Another Core Value we, as a company, live by is the idea that one should always Be Courageous and Try It. Fear of failure is understandable, but it also inhibits innovative change and personal growth. And we don’t stand for that. We combat this by acknowledging that there is courage just in trying; by that…

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Baling Wire

Large spool of dark box wire in front of three cardboard boxes.

Today we’re going to tell you about the unsung hero of the recycling process, truly the thing that ties it all together; baling wire. While baling wire may be an industry standard in the recycling process today, it’s only been a critical component in the waste removal process since the 19th century. Before becoming an…

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Gaylord Boxes

What’s in a name? Boxes used in manufacturing sure do have a lot of them. You may hear them referred to as “pallet containers”, “bulk boxes”, “pallet boxes”, “skid boxes”, or “bulk bins”. One of the most common and strangest names for a box used in manufacturing is “Gaylord box”. An industry staple in the…

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Quincy’s Safety Milestones

At our core, we strive to create a work environment with a foundation that is built on mutual respect. No one is more important than the other, and we only achieve optimal performance when we work together.   We also recognize that our team members have people counting on them coming home at the end…

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Your Waste Audit

The first step to fixing a problem is admitting that you have one. Sorry to hit you with philosophy right out of the starting gate, but we figured time is money, and you’re probably losing some as you read this. How do we know? We know because you’re a manufacturing company and studies show that…

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Happy Earth Day From Quincy Recycle!

Green grass in the forest with a reflective earth globe on the ground.

Here at Quincy Recycle, Earth Day and what it stands for is kind of a big deal. After all, our business is built around finding solutions to help our clients and communities reduce waste and achieve sustainability. Read on to learn more about one of our favorite holidays and how we try to treat every…

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Searching for Product Destruction Companies? Ask These 5 Important Questions

Product Destruction

If you’re looking at different product destruction companies, there are a handful of key questions you should ask to determine which is the best fit for your needs. First, let’s get a clear understanding of why product destruction services are important. Why are product destruction services needed? Whether it’s excess, obsolete, or proprietary products –…

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