Recognizing that recycling needs are special and unique, Mid America Recycling (MAR) offers expert consultation and works diligently to understand customer needs, provides timely and dependable service, and ensures consistent movement of recyclables. With an emphasis and priority on great customer service, Mid America Recycling provides both large and small companies with a complete portfolio of recycling services and end markets in North America.

Mid America Recycling is the largest recycling facility in Iowa and offers both residential and commercial single stream processing capabilities. The Des Moines operation includes a multi-material recycling plant, glass processing facility, equipment development and manufacturing shop, and secure multi-media destruction services. The facility provides services to customers throughout Iowa, Illinois, Minnesota and Missouri.

MAR is the largest deposit container processor in Iowa, and is also the materials processor for the Des Moines Curb It! recycling program, which helps 120,000 households recycle over 18,000 tons of materials each year.

In addition to the single stream recycling facility in Des Moines, MAR offers the following services in the locations below:

Mid America Recycling also offers document destruction service with the latest video surveillance and security measures to protect our customers. We provide secure destruction service for customers of all sizes – both businesses and residential. Walk-ins are welcome for those wanting to witness the destruction of their personal records firsthand.

With a long and successful history in recycling and document destruction, Mid America Recycling’s owners and management are “pioneers” in the industry with more than 200 years of combined recycling and document destruction experience. As we strive to be the best in the industry, we look forward to becoming your trusted recycling and confidential destruction partner!

Secure Document Destruction
Plastics Recycling
Glass Recycling
Recycling Equipment