At American Textile Recycling Services, we are constantly working towards Our Greener Tomorrow. Use this blog for opportunities to attend local eco-events and support nonprofit organizations in your area, as well as gain easy green living tips and meet our new and outstanding team members.

  • Earth Day 2015: Join Us for 2 Billion Acts of Green!

    Happy Earth Month, readers! This month ATRS stands with other green-minded companies and organizations in the pledge to reach 2 billion acts of green for Earth Day. You’ll find us at 18 action-packed events across the country, providing free onsite recycling for unwanted clothing, shoes & accessories. Our community recycling advocates, drivers and managers each select the event in their community they want to support. Together they volunteer ...

    Posted at April 17, 2015 | By : | Categories : Our Events | 0 Comment
  • 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
  • OUR TEAM: SoCal Wins Big in 1st Quarter Green Challenge

    This new year is already off to a great start. With plans to open facilities in two new markets and expand our recycling programs throughout existing communities, it will surely be another record-breaker in 2015! To motivate our teams during this high-energy time, COO Gilbert Regalado developed a friendly competition for our community recycling advocates. The 1st Quarter Green Challenge was designed to highlight one employee whose dedication to a greener tomorrow in ...

    Posted at April 3, 2015 | By : | Categories : Our Team | 0 Comment
  • OUR TEAM: Houston Rodeo Brings All the Recyclers to the Yard

    At ATRS, our people are our greatest assets. If you’ve attended one of our events, you may have met our friendly Community Recycling Advocates. Or caught a glimpse of our fleet-footed Sponsored Runners at a marathon. Or even taken a silly selfie with our green Recycling Fairy. But the team members you don’t see are behind the scenes, sorting and grading textile donations in our Houston facility. These highly skilled employees help us reuse, ...

    Posted at March 27, 2015 | By : | Categories : Our Team | 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