Our Partners

  • 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
  • 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
  • Colorado Clothing Donations Help Fund Adaptive Athletes

    Did you know? When you recycle unwanted clothing, shoes and household textiles in your neighborhood ATRS donation bin, you're supporting one of over 20 different charitable organizations across the country. For Colorado residents, this charity is the Colorado Avalanche Sled Hockey Team (CSH). Here's how this local organization benefits from the ATRS Clothing & Shoe Recycling Partnership: The CSH "Lil Avs" youth team ...

    Posted at June 12, 2015 | By : | Categories : Our Partners | 0 Comment
  • Upcycling for the Homeless: One Man Is Making a Difference

    Around here, we value philanthropy as much as sustainability. So we always jump at the chance to help our communities at a local level. It's always inspiring when individuals approach us with great ideas. Here’s how one man is making a difference:  Eric & Albert pose with recycled materials in front of the iconic ATRS lobby art. Eric Thayer is a first-year ...

    Posted at May 29, 2015 | By : | Categories : Our Partners | 0 Comment
  • Get SMART About Recycling: Donate, Recycle, Don’t Throw Away!

    If you’ve attended one of our recent Earth Day community events or are gearing up for Move2Recycle, our on-campus College Move Out Program, then you’ve probably seen these three iconic infographics created by our affiliates at the Secondary Materials And Recycled Textiles (SMART) Association. These visual aids help eco-advocates of all ages close the loop on the importance of textile recycling. But just as a picture conveys a thousand words, a ...

    Posted at April 24, 2015 | By : | Categories : Our Partners | 0 Comment
  • Help The Arc of Greater Houston with your Unwanted Clothing & Shoes

    Did you know? When you drop off unwanted clothing, shoe and toy into an ATRS Recycling bin, you’re doing more than keeping our neighborhoods clean & green. These textile donations also support a network of over 20 charities nationwide. These charitable organizations rely on funding to sustain local programs and services that do so much good in our communities. March is Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month, and our featured partner is

    Posted at March 6, 2015 | By : | Categories : Our Partners | 0 Comment
  • CMN Partnership: Texans Fund More Miracles Through Recycling

    It’s amazing how sometimes the smallest act helps preserve the planet while simultaneously doing good for children in our communities. ATRS and Children’s Miracle Network have partnered to help touch the lives of more needy kids seeking treatment and medical miracles. And with your help, the partnership is expanding throughout the State of Texas. Childrens Miracle Network is a nationwide organization co-founded by philanthropist ...

    Posted at January 26, 2015 | By : | Categories : Our Partners | 0 Comment
  • Give Back to Get More: Resolve2Recycle for the Holidays

    The annual GivingTuesday signals the start of the holiday philanthropic season. There are so many local charitable organizations and families in need of support at this time. Luckily, ATRS makes it easy to contribute to 22 different nonprofit organizations – and get something back for your good works – when you Resolve2Recycle for the holidays. Give Back Most ATRS donators know that each ...

    Posted at December 5, 2014 | By : | Categories : Our Partners | 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
  • 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
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