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Apex Recycling Services, Inc.
1245 N. 1st Street
Fairmont City, Illinois 62201
(618) 875-9146 Phone
(618) 875-9148 Fax

First in People,
and Service.


Our guiding principles:

checkHonesty and integrity first
checkEmbrace change
checkPromote positive attitude
checkMove fast, never procrastinate
checkBe creative, take chances, make mistakes
checkAlways give your best and be a team player
checkBe passionate about what you do or do something else
checkLoyal to yourself, your faith, your family and your fellow co-workers

Our Facility

Apex is equipped with over 170,000 square feet of warehouse space, 12 loading and unloading docks, State-certified digital independent and drive-on scales and touch-screen computer check- in of materials.




Since our humble beginnings back in 1997, when Apex consisted of only two employees and a small storage unit, we have consistently continued to grow every year.

Staffed with our own drivers and equipped with our own variety of trucks and trailers, roll-off containers, bins, dump hoppers, drums, etc…we are able to service your recycling needs in an efficient and environmentally-safe manner.

Other services we offer:

  • Industrial/Commercial and Residential Accounts Serviced all across the Midwest
  • Container/Trailer Drop-off
  • One-Stop Shop Recycling – Purchase all types of metals
  • Up-to-the-Minute Competitive Pricing
  • Quick & Easy Same-Day Payment/Prompt Settlements
  • Cash-Payments
  • Certificate of Destruction
  • Safe & Efficient Unloading of Material
  • On-site Metal Testing
  • Brokering Services Available



  • Visible, Digital, Free-standing, state-certified scales
  • Visible Drive-on, above-ground, state-certified scale
  • Roll-off trucks
  • Roll-off containers of all sizes 15, 20, 30 & 40 cubic-yard
  • Flatbeds 45+ ft.
  • Self-dumping hoppers
  • Inside storage bins
  • Semi-trucks
  • Box trucks
  • Closed Van trailers
  • Excavator
  • Densifyer
  • Balers
  • Fork lifts
  • Mobile shears
  • Camera surveillance
  • Handheld radiation detection wand
  • Niton—X-Ray Alloy Analyzer gun

Each year we have increased our number of employees, increased the kinds of materials that we handle, increased the technology of our equipment and increased the size of our location.



Apex Recycling puts the safety, health, and well-being of our customers, employees and vendors first and foremost. Since we opened our doors over 15 years ago, we have continued to be extremely proactive in our safety measures.

Ensuring the safety of everyone that enters our facility is paramount.

Apex partnered with QualSafe Solutions of St. Louis, Missouri; QualSafe is a 3rd party safety and environmental company. QualSafe performs quarterly audits to ensure Apex’s facility is safe and that we stay abreast of new OSHA regulations. We have always been and will always remain OSHA compliant – our facility has received exemplary status reports every quarter.

Apex is also highly focused on safety training for our employees. Apex employees receive various state-certified training courses and classes from QualSafe to ensure the health and safety of everyone here at Apex.



Copyright 2015 – 2018 Apex Recycling Services. Inc.

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