Our Events

  • We Want YOU: Join the EcoArmy as a Summer Intern!

    Are you a college student looking to join a local Green Team? Or maybe you know someone wanting to gain marketing experience with a sustainable company? Either way, you’re in luck: ATRS is seeking motivated college students with a passion for recycling and other eco-friendly initiatives to join our EcoArmy as a Summer Intern. We offer positions at each of our 11 offices across the country. Spend the summer as an insider in Dallas, or surf ...

    Posted at April 12, 2015 | By : | Categories : Our Events | 0 Comment
  • Seven Things to Donate During College Move Out Month

    College Move Out Month can be a bittersweet time: you’re excited to start break (or if you’re graduating, to join the “real world”), but you’re leaving behind new friends and experiences in the process. Chances are you’re also moving back to your parents’ house or into a tiny new apartment, without the extra space to keep your cherished belongings. What’s an undergrad to do? Luckily, ATRS is here to save you from making tough choices about ...

    Posted at March 13, 2015 | By : | Categories : Our Events | 2 Comments
  • ATRS Sponsors Orlando Fashion Designers In Trash 2 Trends Runway Show

    When you put your trash out for garbage day, where do you think it ends up? If you live in Orlando and guessed “the runway”, you could be correct. That’s right: the second annual Trash 2 Trends event is coming to Orange County at the end of this month! Trash 2 Trends: An Evening of Recycled Fashion is an annual fundraiser organized by

    Posted at February 6, 2015 | By : | Categories : Our Events | 1 Comment
  • Get Ready to #RockRunRecycle at RnRAZ 2015

    It's 2015 and the Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series starts off with a bang in just a few weeks. The first race is RnRAZ in Phoenix, running January 16-18 and we want to see you there! Look for us at the Health & Fitness Expo and on the Course. As always, all unwanted running gear, clothing and shoes will be recycled to keep the race clean and green. Join us and take sustainable ...

    Posted at January 9, 2015 | By : | Categories : Our Events | 0 Comment
  • ATRS GREEN GIFTING: Giving Warmth Through Recycling

    By Cat Sutter, guest blogger and community advocate in Michigan As we all know, preparations for the holiday gift giving season often begin months in advance. The gifts we present to our loved ones represent weeks or months of thought and planning prior to the unwrapping.  Last week the ATRS Michigan team had the pleasure of delivering beautifully hand-crafted pet quilts to the furry critters at Michigan Humane Society. This long awaited ...

    Posted at December 15, 2014 | By : | Categories : Our Events | 0 Comment
  • Cast Your Vote: Who Will Win the Race2Recycle at Turkey Dash?

    As families fire up their ovens and prepare the feast on Thanksgiving morning, Team ATRS gears up for sponsorship of the 12th-annual Katy YMCA Turkey Dash! This popular Houston community event draws over 6,000 participants and raises funds for much needed YMCA programs and services, including scholarships for child care, swim lessons, sports leagues and so much more. The Katy YMCA Turkey ...

    Posted at November 14, 2014 | By : | Categories : Our Events | 0 Comment
  • ATRS CARES: Team ATRS Gets Fancy for Charitable Fundraisers

    You’ve seen them suited up as green fairies and elves, promoting the mission of textile recycling in our communities. You’ve met them at marathons, Earth Day cleanups and back-to-school fests. ATRS employees are passionate about their advocacy roles in our neighborhoods and work tirelessly all year. Last week our SoCal and Atlanta teams both traded in their “Recycle Here” tee shirts for fancy black tie attire and LBDs to help two charitable organizations raise funds ...

    Posted at November 7, 2014 | By : | Categories : Our Events | 2 Comments
  • 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
  • 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
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