OUR GREENER TOMORROW

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.

  • 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
  • Guest Post: StyleCaster Helps Clean Out Your Closet

    Have you vowed to clean out your closet all spring, but still haven't found a way to finish? If our Earth Day segment on Great Day Houston got you inspired, here are a few more tips to help you complete the job. StyleCaster has you covered with a 10-step guide to clean out your closet. Be sure to recycle all unwanted ...

    Posted at April 24, 2014 | By : | Categories : Blog,Green Living | 0 Comment
  • Earth Day Spotlight: ATRS Michigan Teaches Sustainability to Students

    This month, ATRS is participating in Earth Day events across the nation. These opportunities make a huge impact in helping us divert over 21 billion pounds of textiles from landfill every year. Our team members and volunteers do an amazing job spreading the word about how Clothing & Shoe Recycling impacts the environment. Here's how our team in Michigan is spreading the word amongst students and inspiring the next generation of environmental ...

    Posted at April 18, 2014 | By : | Categories : Blog,Our Events,Our Team | 0 Comment
  • Something Borrowed, Something… Green? Five Sustainable Tips for Tying the Knot

    While planning a wedding it’s easy for things to get lost in the shuffle. One of the most underutilized concepts is sustainability. There are multitudes of environmentally-friendly options that are easy on both the planet and your pocketbook. So we’re here to tell you that the rumors aren’t true: you can have your cake and eat it, too! Check out our five sustainable tips for summer eco weddings:

    Posted at April 11, 2014 | By : | Categories : Blog,Green Living | 0 Comment