Our Partners

  • 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
  • ATRS Partnerships Help Our Loveable Four-Legged Friends

    From Olympians saving wild dogs in Sochi to dolphins being listed as “non-human persons”, ATRS is thrilled to see animals gaining the protections they deserve. But despite these giant leaps in 2014 alone, we still have a long way to go in achieving worldwide animal rights. Still, the future for our furry friends is bright as organizations like the Michigan Humane Society, the SPCA of Central Florida, and the Yavapai ...

    Posted at February 21, 2014 | By : | Categories : Our Partners | 0 Comment
  • AZ-Based Nonprofit Partner Sedona Recycles Kicks Off 2014 With Large Grant

    ATRS is proud to share the amazing news of a grant recently received from one of our nonprofit partners in Arizona, Sedona Recycles. For over 20 years, Sedona Recycles has been providing northern Arizona with resources and guidance for what, where and how to recycle. Accepting everything from paper and plastic to electronics, this organization is fully committed to reducing the amount of post-consumer ...

    Posted at January 10, 2014 | By : | Categories : Blog,Our Partners | 0 Comment
  • Phoenix Girl Scout Troop Plays Santa for Weldon House Children

    The holidays are a great time for giving back to the community. One of our favorite examples this year comes from Phoenix, where a young group of girls decided to surprise the much deserving kids at The Weldon House for Christmas. Weldon House is a wonderful place where women in recovery from drugs and abuse

    Posted at December 19, 2013 | By : | Categories : Blog,Our Partners | 1 Comment
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