Highland Recycling & Shredding

Secure. Reliable. Documented.

Serving St. Louis and Southern IL.

for over 20 years

towards a sustanable future

Baler Program

Highland Recycling and Shredding has a baler program for companies that dispose of large quantities of Corrugated Cardboard.  Contact HRS if you produce over 4000 lbs. of cardboard per month to see if you qualify for our baler program. Below is an outline of the program:

HRS Responsibilities:

  • Provide a baler
  • Install the baler at your facility
  • Pick-up bales at your facility
  • Provide standard maintenance on baler

Customer Responsibilities:

  • Sign a contract with HRS
  • Pay for the installation of baler
  • Purchase bale ties from HRS
  • All bales produced from baler are to be given to HRS
  • Provide electrical breaker within 10 feet of baler placement
  • Provide fork lift for the removal of bales from baler


Electrical requirement

  • 3 Phase—60 amp breaker for large baler
  • Single Phase—50 amp for smaller baler
  • Fuse Box within 10 feet of baler placement

Space requirement

  • 12–13′ ceiling
  • 6 x 6′ floor space for baler
  • Door swings 8′ from back of baler