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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Closed Loop Economy: What does it mean and how does it work?

what is a closed loop economy

If you’re not already thinking about how your company can start integrating into the closed-loop economy model, you’re behind the curve. Commonly referred to as the “circular economy”, this increasingly popular framework for the procurement, creation, and consumption of goods and materials is estimated to be worth $4.5 trillion globally by 2030. On a micro-level,…

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Recycling Week 2020 – Recovery is Within Reach

recycling week 2020

November 9th marks the start of National Recycling Week 2020 and it comes at a time when we could all use a bit of recovery. Emotional recovery, physical recovery, economic recovery, environmental recovery – the list goes on. So, it’s only appropriate that the theme of Recycling Week 2020 is ‘Recovery – A future beyond…

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Service Spotlight: Quincy Recycle’s Brokerage Division

Quincy Recycle's Collection and Logistics

Here at Quincy Recycle, we place a high importance in fostering long-lasting relationships with our partners. We focus on providing reliable, consistent services for our customers because it’s an integral part of building success for their business. Read on to learn how we’ve applied this approach within our brokerage division. How can Quincy Recycle’s brokerage…

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Recycling – It’s What We Do

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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Service Spotlight: Quincy Recycle Equipment Division

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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Commingle Plastic (#1-7 Plastics)

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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New Recycling Facility in Marion, IA

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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