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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Employee Spotlight: Joe Genenbacher

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At Quincy Recycle, we focus on creating an engaging, positive culture where each and every employee is dedicated to the goals and mission that lead to the continued success of our company. Part of our culture includes showing appreciation and recognizing our amazing employees for the impactful work they bring to our organization. Today we’re…

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Employee Spotlight: Eric Savage

We had so much fun bragging about one of our amazing employees in our last post that we couldn’t wait to do it again. Quincy Recycle has always put a great deal of focus on safety. Without it, we can’t operate at the high levels needed to provide industry-leading customer service to our partners. So,…

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The Importance Of Safety In The Recycling Industry

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At Quincy Recycle, safety is one of our top priorities. Recycling may not be one of the first industries that come to mind when you think about jobs with a high risk to health and safety. But, did you ever stop and think about the types of materials collected and sorted?

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COVID-19 Response

Update regarding COVID-19 As the global pandemic of COVID-19 continues to affect communities all over the world, we wish to communicate to everyone how this affects our business and you as our partner. First and foremost, we want to communicate that our hearts go out to those who have been affected by this novel coronavirus.

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West Bend Tops a Year of Safe Operations

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“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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One Year Accident Free in St. Louis

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Last spring our St. Louis-area plant become fully operational. Now it’s managed to pull off an impressive feat – going one full year accident free! How’d this happen? “Safety is a culture. It’s not a fad, it’s part of what we do on a daily, weekly, monthly basis,” said Chad Hoener, General Manager of Quincy Recycle’s…

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Alsip Now Two Years Accident Free

Alsip Recycling Plant 2 Years Accident Free

The recycling industry is dangerous. There are hazards everywhere – tractor-trailers coming and going, forklifts darting about with containers and baled materials, stacked bales, compactors, “guillotine” roll cutters, and a host of other dangers. Which makes our Alsip plant’s announcement even more amazing – this week the Chicago-area facility reached TWO YEARS without an OSHA-reportable…

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365 Days of Safety in New Haven

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Quincy Recycle’s New Haven, Indiana plant recently reached a significant milestone: 365 days accident free. There are major advantages to going a full year without an accident, the most obvious being “we want everyone to go home alive,” as Safety Manager Joe Genenbacher points out. Given the complex environment of a modern material recovery facility…

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