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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

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 [...]

609, 2019

Ending the Cycle of Confusion: Learning Which Plastics Can (and Cannot) Be Recycled

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

Let’s start with what we know: We have a plastic problem of global proportions. In 2017, it was determined that only about 9 percent of all plastic ever made has been recycled1—a number that’s horrified scientists, and anyone else who has been watching the drama of plastic waste play out on our environment. It’s the kind of staggering statistic that encourages one to prioritize plastic recycling in order to boost the percentage for the future of the planet.  But recycling [...]

1408, 2019

Why Waste Prevention is Good for Business

By |August 14th, 2019|Categories: Recycling News|

Have you ever stopped to consider the waste generated by your business? You might be astounded at the volume and types of waste. Perhaps even more compelling: You might be amazed at how much of your profits are going down the drain or being hauled away right along with your waste.  Being a waste-conscious business is good for business. Why? For one thing, it’s the financially sound way to conduct your business. When you build an ethos around reducing waste, [...]

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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.

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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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