The recycling industry is changing. In fact, it has been changing for some time. For many, recycling just doesn’t look the same as it did even four months ago, but here at Quincy Recycle, we’ve been preparing for and driving change for many years.

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Industrial and Commercial Manufacturers have a lot going on within their facilities. They are moving a ton of product in and out every day and producing a lot of scrap recyclable material along the way. Finding an efficient way to manage and prepare that scrap for recycling is an area many just simply don’t know…

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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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Quincy Recycle Facility Cedar Rapids Iowa

Iowa manufacturers and others generating large volumes of plastic and paper have a new, local recycling option. Quincy Recycle is opening its sixth Midwestern recycling facility in Marion, Iowa, just outside of Cedar Rapids. “The Cedar Rapids area was a natural location for us,” said Bryan Stokes, owner and president of Quincy Recycle. “Our plants in…

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Large bales of multi-color commingled plastic material.

Quincy Recycle handles hundreds of tons of commingled plastic every month. And we could take hundreds more, provided the commingle meets industry specs. What exactly do we mean by commingled plastic? “Commingle is post-consumer, #1 to #7 plastic containers, baled,” says Tim Bliefnick, General Manager of our Quincy, IL facility. The bales can contain tin and aluminum…

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iMpact On-Site Audit

Our National Accounts team makes a valuable contribution to our multi-location, multi-commodity clients by providing them with customized site-specific solutions to enterprise-wide sustainability initiatives, centralized billing and reporting, and a range of other tools, including our iMpact Program. Quincy Recycle’s iMpact Program begins by listening to and understanding our client’s recycling and sustainability goals. Keeping…

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Ground up view of tall trees with green foliage.

Are you responsible for recycling and sustainability at a multi-location, multi-commodity manufacturer? Then you’re aware that finding a recycling partner that can scale up to your needs can be a challenge. Quincy Recycle has a dedicated National Accounts team to work with vendors with multiple locations to address those challenges. How do we do that?…

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Large bales of shredded paper recycled material.

Good news: solving your waste stream problems just got easier. Quincy Recycle’s recently opened St. Louis facility is fully operational and providing sustainable solutions for our partners. The Bridgeton, MO facility has over 60,000 square feet of floor space. We are installing new baling and shredding equipment to help process fiber and plastic from manufacturers…

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Several people work on a multi-commodity recycling sorting line at a Quincy Recycling facility.

Multi-Commodity Recycling Manufacturers often run into a waste stream challenge — they have multiple types of waste that they need handled, and these come in varying quantities. Quincy Recycle’s sustainability experts provide the experience and knowledge necessary to turn this waste problem into a recycling solution. For instance, it’s common for manufacturers to generate paper…

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