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  • EcoFashion Friday: Green Is the New Black for Fall

    As the weather gets colder and we approach America Recycles Day, families across the nation are purging their closets of spring and summer items in favor of fall’s must haves. Wondering how to maintain a responsible fashion footprint and save big bucks on new seasonal items at the same time? Celebrate EcoFashion Friday in style by trying one (or more!) of our five tips for a sustainable, fashionable fall:

    Posted at October 31, 2014 | By : | Categories : Green Living | 0 Comment
  • EMPLOYEE SPOTLIGHT: Lisa Little Wins Houston Community Advocate of the Quarter

    At ATRS, we take pride in the extraordinary accomplishments of our team members. Each quarter, every ATRS market awards our most outstanding Community Advocate with the title CRA of the Quarter. We are happy to announce this designation has been earned by Lisa Little for the third quarter in Houston! Lisa shows off her framed “Super Star Award” at ATRS ...

    Posted at October 24, 2014 | By : | Categories : Our Team | 1 Comment
  • America Recycles Day: Ask Your Community to Pledge2Recycle

    America Recycles Day (ARD) is right around the corner! It is the only nationally-recognized day dedicated to promoting and celebrating recycling in the U.S., making it one of our favorite days of the year here at ATRS. Each year on and around November 15, American Textile Recycling Service joins Keep America Beautiful (KAB) to mobilize and educate our neighbors across the United States about the importance of Clothing & Shoe Recycling.

    Posted at October 17, 2014 | By : | Categories : Our Events | 0 Comment
  • ATRS Cares: Race for the Cure with Susan G. Komen

    Did you know? ATRS Clothing & Shoe Recycling programs support a network of over 24 charities nationwide. These organizations rely on this funding source to sustain local programs and services. Our partner in Central Florida is the local chapter of Susan G. Komen (SGK), a nonprofit that helps provide preventive care, treatment and research of breast cancer. In celebration of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, we chatted with Stephanie Goenaga, Susan G. ...

    Posted at October 10, 2014 | By : | Categories : Our Partners | 0 Comment
  • Five Tips For an EEK-O Friendly Halloween

    What’s scarier than ghosts, vampires or werewolves? Not sticking to your healthy, green-minded lifestyles over the upcoming holiday season! But never fear: ATRS has five tips to ensure the whole family has an EEK-O friendly Halloween. 1. Create a Planet-Friendly Costume Purchasing a brand new costume each year has an enormously negative impact on our planet. This attire is usually made of cheap material in ...

    Posted at October 3, 2014 | By : | Categories : Green Living | 0 Comment
  • Is It Recyclable? ATRS Launches New Employee-Created Campaign

    Just in time for America Recycles Day, ATRS is unrolling a new Facebook campaign called Is It Recyclable? Based on the series debuted by Keep America Beautiful, our employee-created campaign highlights humorous and unexpected items that are acceptable for recycling. ATRS employees and weekly news readers are encouraged to submit suggestions for the campaign based on the most quirky donations they’ve seen.

    Posted at September 26, 2014 | By : | Categories : Our Team | 1 Comment
  • THE RACE TO RECYCLE: Coming to a Neighborhood Near You!

    The race is on to get fit this fall! This is the season to sign up as a participant or volunteer at one of many marathons or fun runs taking place across the nation. And now you can support a local charity at the same time. From Orlando to Los Angeles (and several cities in between), here’s where to give your best on the course while giving back to a worthy cause:

    Posted at September 19, 2014 | By : | Categories : Our Events,Our Partners | 2 Comments
  • ATRS CARES: Come Walk Like MADD with Us

    By Ashlee Powers and Tim Bartley, Guest Bloggers and Summer 2014 #EcoArmy Interns Are you ready to WALK LIKE MADD with us? At ATRS, it’s our mission to support the communities where we live, work and play. Our ongoing partnership with Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) helps fund programs to end impaired driving in Dallas/Ft. Worth, Nashville, Oklahoma City and Tucson. Every pound collected by ATRS Clothing ...

    Posted at September 12, 2014 | By : | Categories : Our Events,Our Partners | 0 Comment
  • Five Keys to an Eco-Friendly Football Season

    The TVs are on and the tailgates are down. That’s right, football season kicks off now! Don’t let your sustainable lifestyle get lost in the hustle & bustle of night games, cookouts and endless hours camped out on the couch. High school, college and NFL fans alike can follow our five tips to have an eco-friendly football season: 1. Recycle Your Gear Do you have a ...

    Posted at September 5, 2014 | By : | Categories : Green Living | 0 Comment
  • EMPLOYEE SPOTLIGHT: Promoting our Fun, Friendly Work Environment

    If you follow @ATRSrecycling on Instagram or are subscribed to our YouTube channel, you’ll know that while our main mission is to provide easy, convenient textile recycling solutions in our neighborhoods, we also have a (not-so) secret mission. We are serious about having fun at work! And with a warehouse full of recycled clothing, shoes and other donated household items, our team can’t help but get creative sometimes. This week our talented ...

    Posted at August 29, 2014 | By : | Categories : Blog,Our Team | 1 Comment
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