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.

  • 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
  • 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
  • Five Sustainable Tips for a Clean, Green Winter

    Winter is a challenging time for many communities to think and act green. For residents in colder climates like our neighbors in Michigan, it can be difficult to maintain a sustainable lifestyle during this peak energy consumption season. After all, most of us are tempted to crank up the heat on cold nights and could not live without the modern conveniences of refrigerators and other energy consuming appliances. But there are still plenty of ...

    Posted at January 16, 2015 | By : | Categories : Green Living | 2 Comments
  • Get Ready to #RockRunRecycle at RnRAZ 2015

    It's 2015 and the Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series starts off with a bang in just a few weeks. The first race is RnRAZ in Phoenix, running January 16-18 and we want to see you there! Look for us at the Health & Fitness Expo and on the Course. As always, all unwanted running gear, clothing and shoes will be recycled to keep the race clean and green. Join us and take sustainable ...

    Posted at January 9, 2015 | By : | Categories : Our Events | 0 Comment