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National Connections,
Midwestern Values

We handle waste stream problems from coast to coast. With a nation-wide network of trading partners and plants centrally located in the Midwest, we can provide efficient and cost-effective waste stream management for your business.

Who we are:

Quincy Recycle has been solving waste stream problems for manufacturers and other industrial suppliers for over 45 years.  With in-house logistics, equipment distribution, and food waste processing, we are a one-stop shop in helping our partners maximize their financial and sustainability goals.

What we do:

We handle paper, plastic, and metal recycling, and help our clients build sustainable waste reduction processes within their business. We are also a major supplier and buyer of Gaylord boxes. Our knowledgeable team helps companies from coast-to-coast achieve their goals through custom solutions.

We solve complex waste stream problems.

Together your team and ours will develop the best solution for handling your waste to meet your budget and sustainability goals.

Recycling Services

Sustainable Solutions

Keep your global impact to the environment low with our proven waste reduction and sustainability methods.

Waste Reduction

We offer a comprehensive waste stream analysis to discover all waste reduction opportunities available to you.

Product Destruction

When recycling or reuse isn't an option, our clients trust us to provide safe, secure, and reliable product destruction.

Paper Recycling

We transport and process paper quickly and effectively through industry-leading logistics and workflows.

Plastic Recycling

We process thousands of tons of plastic recycling materials per month for our manufacturing and industrial partners.

Metal Recycling

We help our customers find value in their scrap metal through thoughtful logistics and meaningful partnerships.

Gaylord Boxes

As a leading national supplier and buyer of Gaylord boxes, we have a variety of sizes and types of Gaylord boxes in stock and ready to send to you.

Collections & logistics

Our own fleet of trucks, tractors, and trailers means we deliver for our customers every day, on time, and can be there when you need us the most.

Food Byproduct

We are experienced as a food byproduct solutions provider, buyer of industrial by-products, and a feed blender.

Sustainability Solutions

Reduce your carbon footprint and improve your impact on the earth. When you partner with Quincy Recycle, we will work with your organization to find sustainable and cost-effective solutions to reduce environmental waste.

Why Choose Quincy Recycle?

Quincy Recycle works with you to solve your unique waste stream problems. With expertise in nearly every recyclable material, a network of partners across the country, and in-house logistics capabilities, there is no problem we can't solve. Our employees pride themselves on making a difference for the people and companies we work with.

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What our customers say:

“Quincy truly acts as a partner to their clients. They reached out directly to us to discuss our company’s unique waste needs and challenges, and helped identify solutions to help meet our waste reduction goals.”

Sustainability Manager, Frontier Co-op

“I can't say enough good things about Quincy Recycling. They saved my company about $30,000 annually once we switched to them to handle recycling one of our waste streams. It wasn't even a waste stream that they had a lot of experience recycling, but they did their research and made sure it was being recycled the right way. They've also been great about communicating with us. When I reach out to Quincy, I'm not just another customer I'm a priority, they get back with me right away.”

Environmental Health & Safety Specialist, NSK Americas

“We've been working with Quincy Recycle since the Indianapolis facility opened. We have been extremely pleased with James and his team. They are always willing to help with any exception or unique situation we bring to them. This has been a very valuable relationship for us.”

Owner and General Manager, Proshred Indianapolis

“Medline has been doing business with Quincy Recycle for over 10 years and greatly values the relationship. Terrific company.”

Corporate Purchasing Director, Medline

“We started working with Quincy in 2013 and they have been great partners from the beginning.  They are true professionals and they go the extra mile to make sure all your recycling needs are met.  We have built a great relationship and will continue to work with Quincy for all of our recycling needs.”

Sanitation Manager, Dutch American Foods

“We have been working with Quincy Recycle since 2015.  Our contacts at Quincy are always responsive and looking for ways and ideas to help us.  In the last year, we have experienced many ups and downs with the market and the situation in China.  Quincy has helped us work through this and have been open to ideas to make the negative impact less. 

Quincy is our one stop shop for our recycling needs.”

Procurement Manager, Masters Gallery Foods

The Quincy Recycle blog features current happenings from our company and our industry. We share Quincy Recycle news, our customer experiences, and our unique perspective on important topics in the recycling industry.

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

Multi-Commodity Recycling

By qrpadmin | January 21, 2015

Multi-Commodity Recycling Manufacturers often run into a waste stream challenge — they have multiple types of waste that they need handled, and these come…

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Exterior view of a Quincy Recycle facility with various signage to help direct drivers arriving to the facility.

Clear Communications

By qrpadmin | December 21, 2014

Clear Communications Truck drivers hauling loads into Quincy Recycle’s plants shouldn’t have to guess where to go or what to do when they get…

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Exterior street view of a Quincy Recycle facility.

New Plant in St. Louis

By qrpadmin | December 14, 2014

QUINCY, Illinois (December 1, 2014) – Quincy Recycle, a full service commercial recycler offering B2B waste reduction solutions throughout the Midwest, announced today that…

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