Our Partners

  • 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
  • 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
  • ATRS Cares: Giving Back to Our Communities

    Were you one of the many thousands of shoppers during Back2School season this month? Then chances are you encountered an ATRS Clothing & Shoe Recycling bin and met one of our friendly green fairies. Thanks to overwhelming support from readers like you who participated in our Shop&Recycle campaign, we collected several thousand pounds of gently-used, outgrown, unwanted clothing, shoes and much more. Here’s how your donations helped support our local charitable ...

    Posted at August 22, 2014 | By : | Categories : Blog,Our Events,Our Partners | 1 Comment
  • ATRS Cares: We Are Giving Children Hope in Southern California

    By Audrey Masson, Guest Blogger and Summer 2014 #EcoArmy Intern 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 Southern California is Giving Children Hope, a non-profit organization that provides vital resources to vulnerable children and families. Since 1993 GCHope has promoted family sustainability, economic independence and ...

    Posted at August 15, 2014 | By : | Categories : Blog,Our Partners | 0 Comment
  • ATRS Partners with Michigan Recycling Authority for a Greener Tomorrow

    By Cat Sutter, ATRS Michigan The Western Washtenaw Recycling Authority (WWRA) has collected recyclable materials from South Central Michigan since 1991. The WWRA’s 22-person Chelsea facility sorts, bales, and ships off materials to be recycled. They collect everything from newspaper and plastic bottles to motor oil and car batteries. But they’re making the world an even greener place by inviting the public to recycle unwanted clothing, shoes and other textiles at nine ATRS ...

    Posted at July 18, 2014 | By : | Categories : Blog,Our Partners | 0 Comment
  • Guest Post: Chairitee Collaborates With ATRS to Create Upcycled Headbands

    Have you ever wondered what happens to that old shirt once its recycled? Or how artists create upcycled products? Julie Bartos, the founder of upcycled hair tie and headband company c.HAIR.i.TEE, is our newest eco-collaborator! She recently toured the ATRS Houston facility, rescued a selection of our donated garments and created a collection of upcycled headbands inspired by her visit. Here’s a behind-the-scenes look at ...

    Posted at June 13, 2014 | By : | Categories : Blog,Our Partners | 0 Comment
  • Pet Alliance of Greater Orlando: New Name, Improved Mission

    Just in time for National Be Kind To Animals Week, our nonprofit partner in Central Florida unveiled its new name, brand and mission last week. The Pet Alliance of Greater Orlando - formerly the SPCA of Central Florida - hopes that this makeover will better help them gain community support in saving animals’ lives, and ATRS is proud to still have the opportunity to provide assistance!

    Posted at May 16, 2014 | By : | Categories : Blog,Our Partners | 0 Comment
  • ATRS Nonprofit Partner Spotlight: The Story Behind the CMN Balloons

    Whether you are a parent or not, chances are you’re familiar with Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. This nationwide organization, widely recognized by its signature red, white and yellow hot air balloon supports research, equipment and - most importantly - patient care funding for a total of 170 children’s hospitals in several cities. ATRS is a proud partner and preferred supplier of Children's ...

    Posted at April 4, 2014 | By : | Categories : Blog,Our Partners | 0 Comment
  • A Common Thread: Queen Creek Residents Launch First Curbside Textile Recycling Program

    We were delighted to attend the SMART annual convention in Phoenix this week, especially because we were able to meet some of the faces behind the textile recycling program launched by the town of Queen Creek, AZ. Speaker Ramona Simpson, Environmental Programs Supervisor for Queen Creek, was on hand to share details about this new program, called “Do More Blue”. Thanks to Do More Blue, residents can now recycle unwanted ...

    Posted at March 7, 2014 | By : | Categories : Blog,Our Partners,Our Team | 0 Comment
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