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:

Gallons of Oil
Gallons of Water
Cubic Feet of Land Fill Space
Kilowatts of Energy

Recycling Tips & Ideas Blog

1503, 2019

Plastic Bags and Their Impact on the Environment: What’s Being Done in Arizona

By |March 15th, 2019|Categories: Plastic Recycling|Tags: |

Next time you head to the supermarket, you may be asked to provide your own bag, or to re-use old bags. The drive to reduce waste and operate with the environment in mind has reached Arizona retailers. Many Arizona brands are making the commitment to reducing waste by phasing out plastic bags. Learn how plastic bags are harmful to the environment, and what the impact is throughout the Phoenix metro area. How plastic bags affect the environment At a glance, [...]

1312, 2018

Meet the Team: Tom Holland

By |December 13th, 2018|Categories: Meet the Team|

Meet the Team: Tom Holland The Recycle 1 “Meet the Team” is a series of articles that allow our clients and partners to get to know the team behind the brand. Tom is one of the newest members to Recycle 1’s, tight-knit family. He came on board this year as our Senior Destruction and Recycling Specialist. How did you get into this industry? I’m new to Recycle 1 but I’ve been in the industry for 15 years. I got [...]

1411, 2018

Recycle 1 President, Barry Froman, Reflects on 20 Years

By |November 14th, 2018|Categories: Company News/Press Releases, Meet the Team|

Meet the guy that so many Recycle 1 employees can thank for their start in the recycling industry: Barry Froman, Owner, and President. While Barry’s days are spent like many of ours – stuck in a cycle of emails, meetings and solving problems – he also guides the company’s vision and strategic direction as it continues to evolve. As Recycle 1 approaches its 20-year milestone, read on to learn about the company’s past, how Barry got started, and where [...]

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