29Apr 2021

May 2021 State of the Market, from Paul Pirkle, President of Mid America Paper Recycling

Without question, global environmental and trade policies affect the recycling industry. Recovered fiber, often better known as recovered paper and […]

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May 2021 State of the Market, from Paul Pirkle, President of Mid America Paper Recycling

Without question, global environmental and trade policies affect the recycling industry. Recovered fiber, often better known as recovered paper and […]

Strengthening the Supply Chain During the COVID-19 Crisis

Staying agile and organized with added recycling supply chain challenges and other disruptions takes careful planning, flow management technology and […]

How to Gauge Inbound Loads

Paper mills often struggle with receiving contaminated incoming loads of recycled content. One corrugated medium manufacturer in the Midwest offers insights about these issues, describing its scorecarding process for gauging inbound loads and helping create a cleaner material stream.

Safety Tips

Feeling safe is one of the most important aspects of life. A safe house, a safe job, etc., are things everyone desires. To that end, there are prescribed procedures for almost everything we do, especially in the field of workplace safety.

Learn how our CEO Don Gaines Keeps a Laser Focus on our Mission and Values

For 38 years, Don has been at the helm of Mid America, one of the country’s leading independent recycling companies. Born and raised in Chicago, Don is just as comfortable in a production plant as he is in a boardroom.

Did You Know All the Dangers of Dust?

Evaluating combustible dust hazards is a must, according to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA). You’ll breathe easier and keep […]

Learn about what different classifications mean in Mid America’s new Waste Audit Survey assessment.

Are you a Dynamo, Catalyst, Explorer, Novice or Fledgling when it comes to your company’s paper/paperboard recycling procedures? Mid America Paper Recycling’s new Waste Audit Survey will help you find out.

Moving the Logistics Needle With C.H Robinson’s Transportation Management System

Managing most supply chains is about how we bring visibility to what’s happening with the movement of our goods. And despite the ups and downs of the ever-changing recycling market, Mid America Paper Recycling, Chicago, knows that dealing with the logistics in moving pre-consumer recyclable wastepaper plays an integral role in maximizing its value and boosting revenue.