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As Central Illinois’ largest full-service recycler serving areas including Bloomington IL, Champaign IL, Decatur IL, Peoria IL, Springfield IL, and Terre Haute IN, Midwest Fiber Recycling specializes in helping our customers reduce waste costs, increase efficiencies, and maximize dollars earned on recyclable materials.

How much material was recycled at Midwest Fiber in 2016?

Because of the excellent work that businesses and municipalities continue to display with their recycling programs, we are excited to report 325,882,000 pounds of materials recycled in 2016! The commodities were shipped to mills around the world and used to make new products. Plastic water bottles become carpet, milk jugs turn into plastic decking, and fiber is made into a variety of paper products.



For many people, beginning the New Year brings the desire to start with a clean slate when it comes to clutter.


Somehow, it doesn’t seem right to leave last year’s mess for this year, so commonly pursued resolutions are to clean out, de-clutter, purge, and so on. There’s nothing like starting new projects and tasks with a clean and organized work space!


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Are you dreaming of a white Christmas as lights illuminate neighborhoods, decorations emerge in store windows, and families make plans for the holidays?


Communities surge with activity as people venture out to find the perfect gift for loved ones, prepare for family gatherings, and celebrate the season.


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When a business begins a recycling program, the decision is usually spurred in part by one or more of the following factors:

  1. A relatively large portion of a company’s waste stream is composed of recyclable material that could bring in revenue or reduce waste cost when processed in an efficient manner.
  2. Waste costs are increasing with combined hauling and landfill fees.
  3. A business has green initiatives and wants a recycling program to be the hub of various sustainable goals throughout the workplace.


These factors require a call-to-action, and after a recycling company is consulted to help initiate and maintain a customized service, the process begins.


Halloween is quickly approaching, and the scamble to find the perfect costume is on!


If you're someone who likes to make your own costumes, either to save money or simply enjoy some craft time, we gathered ideas that will hopefully come in handy!



Every bit of recycling makes a difference. For example, one year of recycling on just one college campus, Stanford University, saved the equivalent of 33,913 trees and the need for 636 tons of iron ore, coal, and limestone.

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