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

2109, 2018

Our Plastic Planet: What We Can Do About Plastic

By |September 21st, 2018|Categories: Plastic Recycling, Recycling News|

Smarter Recycling & Waste Management By now, we know that plastic is a real problem—an epidemic on a global scale, affecting our oceans, our health, our businesses and our economies. We also know that China plays a major role in the issue overall, as a major producer and buyer of plastic. Now, we’d like to discuss moving forward to solutions; specifically, how can businesses change their narrative when it comes to plastics? Recycle 1 can help. This is what we [...]

1709, 2018

Zero Waste by 2020

By |September 17th, 2018|Categories: Case Studies|Tags: , , |

Zero Waste by 2020 - A bold challenge. Proctor & Gamble, the leading consumer goods company with a focus on household and personal care products, has locations in 70 countries around the world. While P&G has always been a company dedicated to environmental sustainability and social responsibility, its leadership made a bold declaration in 2017: every P&G manufacturing facilities must hit Zero Waste by 2020. Not only was this an admirable goal—one which benefits the company and its consumers around [...]

609, 2018

Our Plastic Planet: The Problem With China

By |September 6th, 2018|Categories: Plastic Recycling, Recycling News|

The Disposable Plastic Epidemic What we’ve discovered, on a global scale, is that plastic is just as much innovative as it is a nightmare. The world is simply filled with too much plastic, and production hasn’t been slowing down. Now, we’ve reached a plastic epidemic, one which is attacking our oceans and our landfills. The biggest culprit of them all: disposable/single use plastic. China, the world’s plastic capitol China is the world’s largest producer of plastic and is largely responsible for the [...]

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