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.

  • Memorial Day: Add Some Green to Your Red, White & Blue Celebration

    Families in all our neighborhoods across the nation will be raising their flags this weekend to remember those who have served our country and celebrate our freedoms. But did you know these get-togethers can be incredibly wasteful without conscious, eco-friendly habits? Keep the environment in mind during your long weekend festivities. Try these 5 simple tips to greening your Memorial Day celebration: 1. Got Stains? Recycle, Don’t Throw Away! Barbecue is a staple at ...

    Posted at May 23, 2014 | By : | Categories : Blog,Green Living | 1 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 Welcomes Our First-Ever Eco Army: Marketing Interns of Summer 2014

    The first-ever ATRS Marketing Internship kicks off after Memorial Weekend. What does it take to be part of this elite Eco Army? Which lucky cities will be infiltrated by these marketing gurus? We've got the scoop on how these young students will be making a difference in their communities in just ten weeks! Here's a short profile of each Eco Army candidate, including a bit about their college history and their ...

    Posted at May 9, 2014 | By : | Categories : Blog,Our Team | 9 Comments
  • CMO Commentary: Is There a Battle Over Bins?

    I am the chief marketing officer for American Textile Recycling Service and was interviewed last week by the Detroit News for a story entitled “Clothing resellers in Michigan battle over bins.” Many similar articles have been written by publications all across the nation, most of them with an eerily familiar tone and feel. In fact, the wording and phrases are exactly the same. They sound like reprinted press releases. Kudos to Francis X. Donnelly for doing his own research, allowing ...

    Posted at May 3, 2014 | By : | Categories : Blog | 1 Comment
  • Top 3 Tips For A Sustainable College Move Out Month

    Hey college students, we have a shout-out for you. May is College Move Out month. The stats show you're recycling your dorm room paper, plastic, bottles and cans. But what about your bedding, clothing and shoes? Students nationwide throw away hundreds of pounds of textiles each spring, either to clear out their closets for “real-world” business attire or simply because they ...

    Posted at May 2, 2014 | By : | Categories : Blog,Our Events | 2 Comments