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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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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

1711, 2017

Meet the Team: Michael Lipton

By | November 17th, 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.   Michael is Recycle1’s “Director of Plastics” but like so many on the team, he wears a different hat depending on the day or the hour. He knows our plastic business inside and out, and works with businesses across the nation to help streamline their waste programs and devise strategies on how to get the [...]

911, 2017

Meet the Team: Beth Villa

By | November 9th, 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.   If Beth’s story doesn’t surprise you—and motivate you—then we’re hard pressed to find something that does. She’s been with Recycle1 since the very beginning. Today, she’s President of Document Destruction, but she started off far more humbly, making deliveries and working oddball hours as she worked her way through college. She never thought she’d [...]

311, 2017

Liquid Product Destruction: Help the Environment, While Reducing Your Liability

By | November 3rd, 2017|Categories: Plastic Recycling, Product Destruction, Recycling Tips|

When businesses think of recycling their waste, they may not initially consider recycling liquid products. Just like any other waste, liquid products may need to be destroyed. Everything from soda and soap to beer and dish detergent—these products, and their containers, can be properly destroyed and then recycled, keeping them out of landfills. Not only does liquid product destruction help minimize waste in our landfills, it gives businesses and manufacturers a path to reducing their liability and may even uncover [...]

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