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  • Annual Diversion Reports Are Out: Get Yours!

    The Earth called – and wants its resources back. Fortunately 2015 was a year of great strides and achievements as more and more families, residents, students and local businesses helped reuse, redistribute and recycle our precious resources. We are especially grateful to all our amazing partners - business owners, property managers and charitable organizations who host ATRS Clothing & Shoe Donation bins throughout the communities where we live, work and play. This one simple act makes ...

    Posted at February 24, 2016 | By : | Categories : Our Team | 0 Comment
  • Your Donation Makes a Difference at The Arc of Greater Beaumont

    Did you know? When you donate your gently used, wearable clothing, shoes and household textiles in your neighborhood ATRS donation bin, you’re supporting one of  21 different charitable partners across the nation. For our residents in Beaumont, TX, this charity is the The Arc of Greater Beaumont. Here’s how this local organization benefits from its longstanding ATRS Clothing & Shoe Recycling Partnership: The Arc began ...

    Posted at February 8, 2016 | By : | Categories : Our Partners | 0 Comment
  • Celebrate Recycled Fashion at the 3rd Annual Trash2Trends Show

    You will never guess what extraordinary treasures can be created from the things we throw out everyday. Luckily, if you live in Orlando, you can see for yourself! This weekend, join us for the 3rd annual Trash2Trends fashion show as we celebrate an evening of recycled fashion at SeaWorld Orlando's Ports or Call, all to benefit Keep Orlando Beautiful. The extravagant runway show features over-the-top ...

    Posted at February 1, 2016 | By : | Categories : Our Events | 0 Comment
  • All Hands On Deck for 7th Annual ATRS Conference!

    Ahoy, Mateys! It's that time of year again. We're setting sail with our managers and community recycling advocates from across the country for a week of training, collaboration and lots of team building fun. Get on board for a sneak peek of our biggest Annual Conference yet: ATRS attendees pose for our traditional group shot at the 2015 Annual Conference. The ATRS Annual Conference is always a ...

    Posted at January 25, 2016 | By : | Categories : Our Team | 0 Comment
  • Green Your Resolutions: Eco-Inspirations for the New Year

    New Year's resolutions can be life changing, one small step at a time. But the pressure to maintain these promises can be daunting and stressful once the novelty wears off. We've got one simple trick to making long-lasting improvements: Don't do anything drastic! Manageable lifestyle tweaks easily transition from new goals to daily routines. They can have a big eco-impact, too. Here are four ideas to jumpstart a cleaner, greener you for 2016:

    Posted at January 4, 2016 | By : | Categories : Green Living | 0 Comment
  • Ten Tips For A Holly Jolly Green Holiday

    The holiday season is a special time of year that we all anticipate. Whether you're gearing up for Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa or another celebration during the month of December, there are a variety of parties, events & gatherings to attend. While the festive season should be filled with joy and bright faces, there's no reason to be wasteful. The ATRS green elves and fairies are here to help with 10 simple tips for a truly ...

    Posted at December 14, 2015 | By : | Categories : Green Living | 0 Comment
  • Give the Gift of Warmth This Holiday: Support a Local Charity

    ‘Tis the season to be jolly! It’s the time of year when spirits are high, cheer is bountiful and giving is endless. We are especially grateful for the amazing charitable organizations we partner with across the country that spend each and every day helping others. This holiday they need your support more than ever. From assistance groups and shelter homes to animal rescues and national nonprofits, there’s no end to the inspiring causes you can ...

    Posted at November 23, 2015 | By : | Categories : Our Partners | 0 Comment
  • ATRS Giveaway: Win a Free Family Membership to the YMCA!!

    As parents and kids alike don their most festive stretchy pants in preparation for over-indulgent Thanksgiving feasts, ATRS employees, friends & family will be lacing up our running shoes and gearing up for the 13th Annual Katy YMCA Turkey Dash! The Turkey Dash is a long time tradition for ATRS, as we love to support our charitable partners at the Katy Family YMCA. The clothing donation partnership ...

    Posted at November 16, 2015 | By : | Categories : Our Events | 0 Comment
  • Supporting Those Who Served: A New Partnership with Indiana Veterans

    Veterans Day is coming up and we couldn't be more pleased to announce a new partnership with Disabled American Veterans (DAV) Indiana. ATRS acquired an existing clothing & shoe collection facility in October, joining Michigan as our second market in the Midwest. This means an expanded partnership with DAV to support more veterans throughout the State of Indiana. Disabled American Veterans is the longest-lasting ...

    Posted at November 9, 2015 | By : | Categories : Our Partners | 1 Comment
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