Phoenix Recycling


Recycling in Phoenix


Northwest Polymers - Helping Phoenix Recycling Benefit Everyone

It may be situated in one of the hottest places in the US, earning the nickname "Valley of the Sun', but Phoenix is also one of the most popular places to live. That idea is highlighted by the fact its population of just under 1.5 million citizens makes it the 6th most populous city in the country. It’s understandable then, that waste generation is significant.

Luckily, Phoenix recycling has proven itself to be amongst the most effective in the country. That in itself is hardly surprising too, given that the first serious steps were taken almost 30 years ago when the city's Public Works Department put together a five-year waste management plan.

Today, there recycling program in the city is extensive and the figures for recycling in Phoenix are impressive. An estimated 120,000 tons of waste has been diverted from its principal landfill (SR85) according to annual figures from the City of Phoenix.

At Northwest Polymers, we are very proud to have an opportunity to provide Phoenix's commercial and industrial sectors with plastic recycling services that benefit them in every way. By taking away their plastic scraps, their waste management costs are drastically slashed, while buying their waste means we help businesses increase their revenue too.

We know that by buying and collecting their plastic scrap, we also help our clients to save on disposal fees, as charged by other plastic recycling companies, and also turn their waste into revenue.

Studies have shown that businesses all over Phoenix recycle, not because they have to but because of the advantages the policy has to the local communities. The Value Added service provided by Northwest Polymers, guarantees plastic waste is disposed of in the most responsible way, keeping damaging plastic out of the local landfill sites.

Industry-leading processing is done at our state-of-the-art facility in Molalla, Oregon, with the plastic we gather recycled into 14 individual resins and specialty polymers, and sold to manufacturers of recycled plastic products.

So, through Northwest Polymers' services, plastic recycling in Pheonix benefits several branches of the economy, making sure that recycling is as beneficial as it has always promised to be.


city of Phoenix recycling website http://phoenix.gov/residents/garbage/index.html