Employee Spotlight: Carol O’Connell

Passionate. That’s just one of the terms people use to describe Carol O’Connell. Her enthusiasm for Quincy Recycle is infectious. She helps ensure that the company culture is not only communicated to people internally, but is a big part of how that culture translates to customer service and our interactions with our vendors. When did…

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Working with Quincy Recycle

If you are in business, you know that you can’t do it alone. Even when you are starting out as the single staff person, you probably partnered with a lawyer, an accountant, and others to help your business succeed. The more you succeed, the more people you need as you start to build your team…

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Employee Spotlight: Holly Smith

holly smith

Customer Focused, that’s a phrase that often comes up when talking to and about Holly Smith. Through her roles as a Customer Service Representative and now a Financial Accountant, Holly has helped strengthen relationships with countless vendors. Her enthusiasm for Quincy Recycle is infectious and we are thrilled to have her on our team. When…

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Employee Spotlight: Eduardo “Lalo” Amasende

If you’re wondering how Eduardo Amasende becomes “Lalo”, you may need to brush up on your etymology. Eduardo means “wealthy guard” while Lalo means “rich guardian”. If you spend any time around his colleagues you’ll quickly learn that their respect for Eduardo is immense. Lalo is a key part of the Alsip team and has…

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Employee Spotlight: Kam Bailey

Kam Bailey and his family

Like many, Kam Bailey loves sports. He channels that competitive spirit into his role with Quincy Recycle and is consistently pushing himself to do more and find new solutions to help our vendors. When did you start with Quincy recycle? Was your job title the same as it is now? I started with Quincy Recycle…

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Employee Spotlight: Matt Garmer

Photo of Matt Garmer with his family posing for a Christmas picture

In talking to Matt you realize that he has an unusual story for Quincy Recycle. He saw an ad, applied for the job, went through the hiring process, and started with Quincy Recycle as a Financial Accountant. That process would seem normal at almost any other company, but he stands out at Quincy Recycle as…

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Employee Spotlight: Reagan Costigan

Sometimes you don’t know what you are meant to do until you find yourself doing it. That can certainly be said about Reagan Costigan, our Talent Acquisition & Development Director. Having had successful career stops in various capacities, it wasn’t until she found her way to Quincy Recycle that she found her passion, and we…

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Employee Spotlight: Tom Saylor

Tom Saylor, Head of Equipment Sales for Quincy Recycle

Even though he started on April Fool’s Day, Tom Saylor’s career at Quincy Recycle has been far from a joke. His ascent to General Manager in the heartland of Iowa is one of learning, listening, and never being afraid to try. You could say that his career has mirrored his favorite Core Value – “Listen…

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Bringing New People to Quincy Recycle

Bringing in new talent to Quincy Recycle is an important part of our success. The person we have tasked with this is Reagan Costigan, the head of Talent Acquisition and Development. We sat down with Reagan to talk about what it’s like recruiting people to Quincy Recycle. Reagan’s insight and expertise not only demonstrate what…

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Two Years Accident Free in St. Louis

A safe work environment is a right, but it’s one that is only earned with the participation of everyone from management to floor supervisor, sorter to baler. That is why at our St. Louis  plant, the fact that we have reached 2 years accident free is less a milestone, and more a remarkable, hard-won testament…

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