7Jun 2021

Mid America Paper Recycling Letter from President Paul Pirkle:

Our New Normal At this point, we really hope the world is turning a corner with the COVID-19 pandemic. We […]

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Pile Of Carton — Chicago, IL — Mid America Paper Recycling

Mid America Paper Recycling Letter from President Paul Pirkle:

Our New Normal At this point, we really hope the world is turning a corner with the COVID-19 pandemic. We […]

Red Forklif — Chicago, IL — Mid America Paper Recycling

Mid America’s Perspective: Meeting Mills’ Needs

How is Mid America Paper Recycling meeting mill customers’ needs? One paper mill in the Midwest describes why Mid America […]

Mid America Paper Recycling By The Numbers

Formed in 1926, Mid America Paper Recycling in Chicago was originally named Advance Waste Co. and is today, one of […]

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.