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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One Team. One Dream. One Family.

Quincy Recycle Careers

When establishing our core values, we spent a lot of time looking at ourselves and our business practices. We tried to understand what made Quincy Recycle special. Throughout that process one thing that continued to rise to the top was our people. This core value, maybe more than any other, is reflective of that. So…

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Employee Spotlight: Cliff Williams

Cliff’s rise through the ranks of Quincy Recycle is a tale of dedication; a lesson in the American Dream. He started at Quincy Recycle in 2010 at an entry level, and steadily worked his way up to 3rd shift supervisor. His heart and humor are evident the second you speak with him, and his easy-going…

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Employee Spotlight: John Danker

John Danker, General Manager at Quincy Recycle - Chicago, IL

From Quincy to the Windy City, it’s been quite a ride for John Danker, who has literally grown up with the company. “I was a lot younger then,” he jokes, as he referenced when he started in 2003, when Quincy Recycle was a single city operation in Quincy, IL. His journey took him from Maintenance…

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Commit, Be Tenacious, and Compete to Win

We’re not saying we saved the best for last. We love all our Core Values just the same. However, we do have a deep respect for this last one; Commit, Be Tenacious, and Compete to Win. To us, these three components blend into each other to seamlessly create momentum that catalyzes us into leaders of…

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Listen Up, Be Inquisitive, and Keep an Open Mind

We’re willing to bet you don’t typically equate creativity with waste removal, when in actuality, this entire company was founded on a creative solution to a common problem in the world of manufacturing. Questions were asked in the space of listening and open minds, and that is why all those components are an integral part…

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