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.

  • 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
  • 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
  • ATRS CARES: Educating Students for a Greener Tomorrow

    Over the past few decades, recycling has become an integral part of our culture. Kids and adults alike all know that plastic, glass and paper should all be separated from “trash” to be recycled. Unfortunately, these green-minded habits aren’t as well ingrained when it comes to the clothes these rapidly growing youngsters wear and the toys they enjoy.

    Posted at February 20, 2015 | By : | Categories : Green Living | 0 Comment
  • 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
  • Communities Help Recycle Record-Breaking Pounds in 2014

    Yes, we’ve done it again! 2014 was another year of record-breaking pounds at ATRS for clothing & shoe recycling nationwide. Thanks to you - the communities, businesses and families that support our programs - we collected and diverted 35.5 million pounds of textiles from the landfills in our neighborhoods. This new record exceeds the total pounds recycled during our first five years of business, and beat out last year’s tally by a grand total of 2 ...

    Posted at January 30, 2015 | By : | Categories : Our Team | 0 Comment