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Complete customized commercial recycling and shredding services to make the most of your company’s recyclable materials.

We can handle any and all of your materials: cardboard, office paper, plastics, document destruction and destruction of products.

Paper Recycling

Providing a premier, customer-centric, waste paper management service to our clients.

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Plastic Recycling

Full-service plastic recycling services for any industry and individuals ready to go green.

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Product Destruction

Focusing on re-using and re-processing all non-standard materials by finding an end user.

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Document Destruction

One of the largest and most secure NAID certified shredding facilities in the state of Arizona.

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This year Recycle 1 will process 60,000 tons of paper that will save:

Gallons of Oil
Gallons of Water
Cubic Feet of Land Fill Space
Kilowatts of Energy

Recycling Tips & Ideas Blog

2908, 2017

Back to School Shred Event

By | August 29th, 2017|Categories: Community Events, Recycling News|

Recycle 1 is hosting a free "Back to School" Shred Event, and there are three reasons to attend: One, you care about the environment and want to contribute to the Zero Waste initiative. Two, you want to do the smart thing and avoid identity theft at all costs. And, three, you want to support the Arizona Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired. Regardless of your reason, Recycle 1 has you covered. Good news: unlike other shred-a-thons, there is absolutely [...]

2208, 2017

The Real Value of Zero Waste

By | August 22nd, 2017|Categories: Recycling News, Recycling Tips|

Many people may hear the term “Zero Waste” and think of it as getting to zero waste—literally. But Zero Waste is much more complex than that. It’s a concept that goes far beyond just recycling or even individual business’ actions. Rather, it’s a web of actions, taken by all, that has the power to impact everything from climate change, to the health of our ecosystem and how we manufacture and consume products. What is Zero Waste? Let’s take a step [...]

1808, 2017

Meet the Team: Jacqueline Lint

By | August 18th, 2017|Categories: Meet the Team|

The Recycle1 “Meet the Team” is a series of articles that allow our clients and partners to get to know the team behind the brand.   Jacqueline is the perfect example of what happens when you put your whole heart into your job. She’s been with Recycle1 for more than a decade (how’s that for dedication?) and has risen through the ranks. She’s our resident expert on all things Recycle1, she’s insanely organized and always one step ahead. Meet [...]

Recycling made easy!

Recycle 1 serves the entire state of Arizona as well as its surrounding states. Recycle 1 does this by processing business waste materials and supplying processing mills with the highest recyclable stock for American and Worldwide products. Recycle 1 enjoys and continues to forge a strong and proud reputation among the international recycling industry. We offer a history of success since 1982. Recycle 1 has continuously grown and prospered since becoming an independently owned Arizona recycling company in 1997.

  • We custom tailor your recycling program

  • One Stop Shop
    (Quit using multiple vendors for your different recycled products. We do it all.)
  • Make money
  • Get detailed monthly reports at your fingertips
  • We will help you get to 100% landfill free

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Recycling Tips & How To Go Green

Reduce, Reuse and Recycle

Here are a few ways businesses can reduce, reuse and recycle for improved social-responsibility. For more information feel free to contact Recycle 1 to answer any questions you may have.

  • Recycle paper, plastic, aluminum, ink cartridges.

  • Reuse packing materials and cardboard boxes.

  • Use double-sided printing when possible.

  • Eliminate disposable cups, plates and utensils in the break room. Replace with permanent dishware.

  • Use eco-friendly cleaning products that are biodegradable and non-toxic.

  • Purchase energy-efficient PCs, printers, and other equipment with the EnergyStar label.

  • Donate or recycle old computers and equipment.

  • Keep up with regular maintenance of all mechanical equipment.

Ramp up your recycling.

If there is a specific material you’re just not sure what to do with, contact Recycle 1 to see if your material can be recycled. Make it a policy to place recycling bins in accessible, high-traffic areas and provide clear information about what can and cannot be recycled. Become a recognized company that is committed to building a strong community and fostering an environment of stewardship to reduce, reuse and recycle.

Recycling Symbols Defined

Recycling Symbols and their Meanings