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

910, 2018

20 Years for Recycle 1: A Timeline

By |October 9th, 2018|Categories: Company News/Press Releases|

Dear Recycle 1 Teammates and Loyal Clients, Recycle 1 has crossed yet another important milestone for our company: this month, we’re celebrating twenty years of business! For 20 years, we’ve worked to convert today’s waste into tomorrow’ products. Our beginnings were humble. Recycle 1 began as the Arizona Division of Western Pacific Pulp & Paper. But throughout the years – through hard work and dedication to exceptional service – we have evolved into a family of companies that offers [...]

310, 2018

Our Plastic Planet: How You Can Help by Reducing Plastic Use

By |October 3rd, 2018|Categories: Plastic Recycling, Recycling News|

The problem of plastic is a global epidemic that no one can escape from. It affects our health, our households, our businesses and our habits. Previously, we discussed how we got here—and the role that China plays on a global scale. We’ve also explored how Recycle 1 helps businesses. But now, we’d like to look at what each of us can do individually to mitigate our problem with plastic. Read on to learn our top tips for reducing plastic use [...]

110, 2018

Your Business and Plastic: A New Approach

By |October 1st, 2018|Categories: Plastic Recycling, Recycling News|

Reducing Your Plastic Use Plastic has taken over so many aspects of our lives. It’s in our food takeout containers. In our electronics. Our children’s toys are made of plastic. It’s in our bags, our household goods and heck, even in some clothes. No doubt – plastic is absurdly pervasive. And, with ongoing news cycle regarding the global plastic crisis – spurred by non-stop consumerism and China’s import practices – many businesses are scrambling to do something about it. Some [...]

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