Our St. Louis Recycling plant will provide you with the most reliable and effective recycling solution in the St. Louis Area. Federal International has been in recycling business for over 100 years. We buy and sell over 50,000 tons per month of various recycling commodities worldwide making Federal one of the strongest commodities traders in the industry. Our St. Louis Plant specialize in Cardboard, Paper, Plastic, and Metal recycling. We offer full service recycling and waste solution for your business, non-profit, office building, warehouse, apartment & condo complex, municipality or government entity. We are your one stop shop for all your recycling needs!!

Cardboard Recycling

            As one of the largest Cardboard Recyclers in the St. Louis Area, Federal International Recycling and Waste Solutions can offer you competitive pricing and expert advice for all of your cardboard recycling streams. As a full-service recycler, we can handle multiple grades of cardboard from commercial single stream all the way to Double Lined Kraft. We will supply you with spotted trailers, compactors, and balers to help your business flow seamlessly. Our team has the experience and knowledge to think outside the “Box” and come up with the best and most profitable solution for our customers.

Cardboard grades we purchase include:

  • Boxboard Cuttings (BBC)- Boxboard cuttings made of paperboard used in manufacturing folding cartons and other boxboard-type products
  • Corrugated Container (OCC #11)- Clean sorted printed or unprinted corrugated cardboard cartons, boxes or sheet, made from Kraft paper.
  • Corrugated Container (OCC #12)- Double sorted printed or unprinted corrugated cardboard cartons, boxes or sheet, made from Kraft paper.These materials often come from supermarkets and commercial/industrial locations.
  • Double Lined Kraft (DLK)- New Double Lined Kraft shall consist of clean sorted unprinted corrugated cardboard cartons, boxes, sheet or trimmings, made from Kraft paper. May not contain staples, tape, or glues or any foreign corrugated materials.
  • Commercial Single Stream (CSS)-Commercial Single Stream recycling is a system in which all recyclables are placed in one container with a minimum of 85% cardboard.

Paper Recycling

            Federal International Recycling and Waste Solutions in St. Louis specializes in Paper recycling. We offer recycling solution for all paper grades including High Grade Paper and Groundwood paper. High Grade Paper is the most valuable paper in our industry. These grades are in high demand and bring large rebate back to our customers. Our team will work with you to evaluate your Waste Paper to ensure you are getting the highest rebate possible. We can recycle loose, baled, boxed, or rolls of Waste Paper. We will supply you with spotted trailers, gaylords and/or balers to help your business turn your Waste Paper into profit on your bottom line.

High-Grade waste paper we purchase include:

  • Solid Bleached Board (SBS) –A thicker, high quality paper produced from bleached virgin wood pulp.
  • Hard White (HW)– Cuttings, shavings, or sheets of unprinted, untreated and uncoated white groundwood free paper.
  • Soft White (SW)– Unprinted bleached white papers with clay coatings
  • Sorted Office Paper (SOP)- white and colored paper printer or unprinted that’s free from unbleached fiber and groundwood.
  • Sorted White Ledger (SWL) – Uncoated, printed sheets, shavings, and cuttings of white paper

 Other Waste Paper we purchase include:

  • Magazines (OMG)- Magazines include coated or uncoated groundwood Fiber.
  • Over Issue News (OIN) - unused, overrun newspapers printed on groundwood
  • White Blank News (WBN)- unprinted cutting and sheets of white groundwood paper
  • News (ONP)- clean sorted used newspapers and magazines
  • Mixed Paper- clean sorted mixture of various grades of paper

 Plastic Recycling

            Our St. Louis team has the knowledge and experience to tackle your plastic recycling programs. While some plastic materials are more difficult to recycle than others, Federal International Recycling and Waste Solutions has made relationships all over the world to help your company find landfill alternative solutions for your plastic waste streams including resins, films, foams, purges, regrind and even dirty plastics. Give us the opportunity to audit your Plastic Waste stream today and see what we can do for you!!

Metal Recycling

            Scrap metal is one of the most valuable products you can recycle. Federal International Recycling and Waste Solutions on St. Louis will provide your company with competitive pricing for all your Ferrous and Non-Ferrous metals.

 Equipment Sales and Leasing

            Recycling compactors and balers are essential for a business or warehouses that has a large volume of recyclable products. Federal International Recycling and Waste Solutions sells and leases recycling compactors and balers to help you save space in your facility and increase the value of your recyclables. We can install and maintain the equipment you need at no up-font cost to you!!

Contact Us

            Contact us St. Louis Facility today for a complementary audit of your Recycling and Waste streams. During the visit our account manager will evaluate your equipment, current recycling methods, grades of recyclables and types of solid waste.  After analyzing the data, you will be provided with a comprehensive report with recommended improvements and pricing. Our St. Louis team will help you every step of the way with implementing our innovative improvements. Take the first step , call 314-678-8700 and our customer service team will get you started.

Federal International Recycling, St. Louis, Missouri


12111 Prichard Farm Rd
Maryland Heights, MO 63043
314-678-8700
Kendra Kemp, General Manager

We've increased sales and profit for hundreds of companies.

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