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

We can handle any and all of your materials.

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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Recycle 1 is a Phoenix Green Business Leader!

Recycle1 is a Phoenix Green Business Leader

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

3110, 2019

How the Market Varies by Recycled Plastic Grade

By |October 31st, 2019|Categories: Plastic Recycling, Recycling News|Tags: |

Curious about which plastics demand higher prices? As in any industry, markets for different products fluctuate, and plastic scrap is no different. Here are the latest results based on grade. The global recycled plastics market was valued at 40.26 billion USD in 2018, and it’s anticipated to reach 66.74 billion USD by 2026. This growth is a result of heightened demand, thanks to both environmental awareness on the part of consumers, and legislation (stateside and around the world) calling for [...]

1610, 2019

Updates in the Paper Market

By |October 16th, 2019|Categories: Paper Recycling|

In an effort to keep you informed and up-to-date, we wanted to share this recent letter from Barry Froman, owner and president of Recycle 1 in Arizona. This letter was emailed to all our paper suppliers and features timely and important information about the current state and anticipated future conditions of the international waste and recovered paper market. Be sure to stay tuned to our website, where we'll continue to keep you posted on market conditions. October 8, 2019 FROM: [...]

609, 2019

Getting the Facts About Plastic Recycling

By |September 6th, 2019|Categories: Plastic Recycling|Tags: |

You’ve likely heard some of the astounding and often disturbing facts about global plastic production, plastic waste and their detrimental impact on the environment.  Facts like this one, for example: The amount of plastic produced in a single year is roughly the same as the entire weight of humanity. And this: It can take up to 500 years to decompose plastic items in landfills.  Facts like these show that there’s much to be concerned about and it’s more important than [...]

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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

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    (Quit using multiple vendors for your different recycled products. We do it all.)
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  • 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.

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