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A CORR Certified C&D Recycling Center 






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Tacoma's Resource Recovery, Recycling, & Research Facility

Welcome to Recovery 1, Inc. Spanning over five acres, we are located less than one and a half miles off interstate 5 in the industrial Port of Tacoma in Washington--the seventh largest port in North America. We have diverted more than 1.4 million tons of material from landfill use and disposal. For more than two decades, Recovery 1, Inc. has pushed beyond simple resource recovery and committed ourselves to exploring the most forward-thinking solutions to sustainable waste management systems in order to reduce the load on community landfills, conserve resources for future use, and develop processes to convert waste into recycled products.

your waste and debris the smart way. Call (253) 617-0049

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About Us

As a waste management company, Recovery 1, Inc. receives comingled loads of construction, demolition, and land-clearing (CDL) debris. The CDL is sorted, processed, and transformed into valuable commodities. Although the services we offer apply across a diverse client base--including contractors, developers, manufacturers, material suppliers, and other industries—our broad range of capabilities enables us to tailor our services to meet each client's needs. How can we help you?

Managing waste streams reduces waste and benefits your bottom line and the environment. It's just good business.

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Recognized in April, 2007 by King County Executive, Ron Sims, for Outstanding Achievements in Environmental Stewardship


Thank you for your interest. For questions or comments, please use the information listed here. We look forward to hearing from you soon.

Toll-Free: (800) 949-5852
Office: (253) 617-0049
Fax: (253) 627-2231

Hours of Operation
Monday-Friday: 6 AM - 5 PM
Saturday-Sunday: Closed

Service Area
Tacoma, Washington

Tom Lawson
General Manager

Cell: (206) 947-4160
Email: tlawson@dtgrecycle.com