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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

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, [...]

1704, 2019

What You Can Do About Expired Products

By |April 17th, 2019|Categories: Product Destruction|

Expired products run the risk of harming a brand, posting a health risk to consumers and creating additional and unnecessary waste. Through product destruction and de-packaging, companies can take control and rest assured that their expired or outdated products are no longer on the market. Just like businesses may destroy old computer hard drives, or shred records to protect confidential data, product destruction works in a similar fashion. Products are broken down (crushed, shredded, disassembled, melted, etc.) and then the [...]

304, 2019

Nestle commits to using reusable or recyclable containers by 2025

By |April 3rd, 2019|Categories: Plastic Recycling, Recycling News|

Nestle is proving that it’s easy to be green. The company committed to converting all its packaging to reusable or recyclable containers by 2025, and now they’re putting those plans into action. Nestle is taking the lead in sustainability The company is currently taking steps to create alternative packaging materials to create a waste-free future and inspire other companies to do the same. Last month, Nestle began eliminating plastic straws and moving toward paper packaging for its products. Over the [...]

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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.

Recycling Symbols Defined

Recycling Symbols and their Meanings