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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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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

1907, 2017

Closing the Loop with Reprocessed Resin

By | July 19th, 2017|Categories: Plastic Recycling, Recycling News|

Recycle1 is proud to announce its biggest investment to date as we seek to help businesses vertically integrate: a plastic extrusion machine. This machine is a game changer for businesses looking to close the loop by investing in recycled, reproduced materials. Using our plastic extrusion machine, Recycle1 can now offer you a sensible, cost-effective path for purchasing plastic pellets to use in the manufacturing of your plastic products. We have been in production for just a few weeks now, after [...]

1007, 2017

8 things you should avoid tossing into your Blue Bin

By | July 10th, 2017|Categories: Recycling News, Recycling Tips|

Are you in the know about the things you should NOT be recycling? The Arizona Republic just recently published an article on the eight things you should avoid tossing into your blue bin. These items not only cost the city a lot of money (hint: more than $1 million!), but they slow the entire recycling process since they require extra cleaning and sorting. See the full article here to learn more: http://www.azcentral.com/story/news/local/phoenix/2017/07/01/8-things-you-cant-recycle-in-phoenix/440550001/ and be sure to check out our related [...]

607, 2017

Why Product Destruction is Important to Your Business

By | July 6th, 2017|Categories: Product Destruction, Recycling News|

As your business grows and you generate a larger and larger product stream, what happens to the products that are floating around in the market—products that may be outdated, broken or even up for a recall? From safety hazards to damaging your reputation, there are times that require a company to completely destruct a product to protect both their interests and consumers’. This process is called product destruction. What is product destruction? It may seem like the obvious choice, to [...]

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