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  • Did you take the Pledge2Recycle for America Recycles Day?

    America Recycles Day is a key day of celebration around here. Our entire company participates in fun, community events happening in our 13 markets nationwide. It’s an opportunity for our employees, their friends and family to dress up in funny green mascot gear and get out into our neighborhoods. This is the day we remind folks to take the #Pledge2Recycle and share how important it is to donate and reuse gently used clothes, shoes, toys ...

    Posted at November 15, 2016 | By : | Categories : Our Events | 0 Comment
  • GUEST POST: Clothing Donation Bins: A Valued Convenience in Our Communities

    Kristin Greene is the Vice President of Federal & Local Affairs at The Molera Alvarez Group in Phoenix, AZ. She is also a government affairs consultant for ATRS. Here's her perspective on clothing donation bins and the good they do in our communities: City of Lithonia Mayor Deborah A. Jackson donating in an ...

    Posted at October 6, 2015 | By : | Categories : Green Living | 1 Comment
  • The Friendly People: ATRS Is On A Mission to Share Fun!

    You may not immediately think that being fun and friendly is a core part of running a recycling business. But here at ATRS, we value people as our greatest asset. And let's face it, people like to have fun! So while we're out in the community making Clothing & Shoe Recycling "easy & convenient",  we also focus on creating a "fun & friendly" environment back in the workplace. Each of our eleven offices across the country aspires ...

    Posted at September 29, 2015 | By : | Categories : Our Team | 0 Comment
  • The Race to Recycle is On this Fall

    The Race to Recycle is on this month and we couldn't be more excited to sprint our way through the fall season! There are so many opportunities to stay fit while keeping our communities clean and green. So get ready to rock, run, walk and recycle your way to the finish line at these family friendly events: 1. Support a Local Charity in Your City

    Posted at September 10, 2015 | By : | Categories : Our Events | 0 Comment
  • Know Where to Throw: Keeping Our Neighborhoods Clean & Green

    How much do you know about Clothing & Shoe Recyclers? Even if you drive by these 5x5 receptacles on a daily basis, you may not know they collect our unwanted goods. They also reduce our landfill waste, limit carbon emissions (the equivalent of removing 1 million cars from American highways each year) and provide much needed funding to local nonprofit organizations. But what happens when community members don't Know Where to Throw?

    Posted at August 31, 2015 | By : | Categories : Green Living | 0 Comment
  • School Bus Bins: A New Partnership in SoCal

    Are you familiar with School Bus Bins? You know, those iconic yellow recyclers that resemble a bus and collect clothing donations throughout the SoCal neighborhoods where we live, work and play! Most popular with young students and their parents, these cheerfully designed receptacles help raise funds each and every day for teachers and school projects throughout SoCal. To date there are a total ...

    Posted at August 24, 2015 | By : | Categories : Our Partners | 4 Comments
  • GUEST POST: Suzann Thompson Retells Hans Christian Andersen’s “The Flax”

    Embroidery of a flax plant, created by Suzann Thompson using yarn made from recycled fabric! "I am the cutest!" said the flax. "Look at my pretty flowers! They are as blue as the sky itself. Also, the farmer said that I will make a fine piece of linen someday…whatever that means." The sun shone on the flax and its many friends and family who lived in the ...

    Posted at August 17, 2015 | By : | Categories : Green Living | 1 Comment
  • GUEST POST: MVA Recycled Uniforms Help Others in Many Ways

    Montverde Academy (MVA) made a very generous donation of 2,831 pounds of unwanted textiles recently to our Central Florida market, including four bins of old uniforms! Read this guest post provided by MVA to learn more about why they recycled uniforms rather than throwing them away: Mr. Brad Long, Montverde Academy’s Business Manager, informed that the Academy’s Business Office and Student Center has partnered with American Textile Recycling Services in an effort to ...

    Posted at August 3, 2015 | By : | Categories : Our Partners | 1 Comment
  • Back2School Shopping Guide: Top 3 Trends for Girls & Guys

    Planning your Back To School shopping strategy involves more than just a map of must-hit fashion malls in your area. Do you know what to put on your shopping list for Back to School 2015? We've scoured the hottest trends on Pinterest boards and identified the top three styles for girls & guys this season! Consider shopping for these key items to make a fail-proof first day look: GIRLS' STYLE

    Posted at July 20, 2015 | By : | Categories : Our Events | 0 Comment
  • CHARITY SPOTLIGHT: Expanding the MADD Recycling Partnership

    Have you ever wondered where your unwanted clothes, shoes, toys, team gear and household textiles go once you drop them into one of those ATRS Clothing & Shoe Recyclers? If you live in Nashville or the surrounding area, you've probably noticed that every one of these distinctive, bright orange donation bins bears the logo of Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD). Every pound of textiles (from brand new items to gently used or out of season fashions, ...

    Posted at July 7, 2015 | By : | Categories : Our Partners | 1 Comment
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