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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:

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Recycling Tips & Ideas Blog

1301, 2020

News from China: An All-Out Recycled Fiber Ban is Coming

By |January 13th, 2020|Categories: Recycling News|

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. 1/1/2020 Our valued customers [...]

1712, 2019

Upcycling the Business Model in Changing Times

By |December 17th, 2019|Categories: Paper Recycling|Tags: |

Once upon a time in the recycling business, profit came from purchasing product from clients, then sorting it, processing it and selling it.  But times are changing. The commodities resale model no longer works on its own. Selling recyclable materials in today’s market isn’t a viable way to offset costs or produce revenue.  Why have the dynamics changed?  Despite the enthusiasm of individuals and businesses who eagerly participate in recycling — usually motivated by environmental reasons — recycling businesses depend on [...]

1312, 2019

Recovered Fiber Trends

By |December 13th, 2019|Categories: Paper Recycling, Recycling News|Tags: |

Our valued customers and suppliers: Just as temperatures are dipping, so is global demand for recovered fiber. As we’ve been reporting to you this year, mills are overloaded, demand has dwindled, and pricing is down. In fact, we’re in for an especially frigid export and domestic season, continuing the months-long trend where moving product is a much higher priority than price. Here’s the latest news we’re observing from the markets. Decreased Demand in Foreign Markets With China’s demand maxed out [...]

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