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

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 [...]

208, 2018

Our Plastic Planet: What Recycle1 is Doing About It

By |August 2nd, 2018|Categories: Plastic Recycling, Recycling News|

You may toss that plastic bottle or plastic container into you recycle bin, and not think twice about it. After all, you’re doing the right thing (right?) and recycling and doing your part of the job to protect our planet and reduce waste. But, unfortunately, there’s a stark, frantic reality to plastics: less than 10 percent of plastics in the U.S. get recycled. In fact, we’re facing a plastic epidemic. There’s a staggering 6.9 billion tons of plastic waste around [...]

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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

  • 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