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Employee Spotlight: Lory Grames

Lory Grames, gives everyone in the facility (and dedicated drivers) her undivided attention. That’s what New Haven GM Michael Malloy says about her. “She listens to her teammates and creates a safe place for all of us. Lory is dedicated to showing up every day excited and ready to service our vendors.” That connection to her fellow coworkers highlights the One Team. One Dream. One Family core value.


When did you start with Quincy Recycle?

April 2011


What was your job title when you started?

Outbound CSR

What is your current title?

Inbound ALC


If you had to pick one, which Core Value is your favorite and why?

Listen up, be inquisitive and keep an open mind. We need to listen to learn. If we are open and look for a new way of doing things it might streamline a current process . A slight change can make a world of difference at times. Asking others their opinions or their perspective offers the potential for new solutions. Being open minded allows me to be open to new ideas, opportunities and thoughts. This value let’s me be a better me.

What was the most challenging thing to learn in your roles?

The most challenging thing in my day to day duties it trying to juggle all issues/problems that arise throughout the day and still meet deadlines.

What was the most surprising or fun thing to learn?

The most surprising for me to learn was all of the different commodities…I had no idea !

What’s your favorite part about working at Quincy Recycle?

My favorite part of Quincy is the family atmosphere. Feeling like a part of something great.

What would you like prospective employees to know about Quincy Recycle?

You will never work anywhere else that is as flexible and friendly.

What are some of your hobbies outside of work?

Dave and I love to visit our kids and grandkids, travel, anything to do with a lake and gardening.

What’s the best piece of advice you’ve ever read or received?

Treat others the way you would like to be treated and be the reason someone smiles today!


If you had to pick a song to portray the culture of Quincy Recycle, what would it be and why?

Ain’t no Mountain High Enough