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 & WWRA Keep Michigan Clean & Green

    American Textile Recycling Service (ATRS) and Western Washtenaw Recycling Authority (WWRA) have been partners since 2011. Together, the two are making our local communities cleaner & greener places to live, work and play! ATRS has clothing and shoe donation bins at 10 out of the 12 WWRA drop off sites. ATRS collects gently used, out of season, unwanted clothing, shoes and other household textiles, while WWRA collects just about every household recyclable. WWRA drop ...

    Posted at June 27, 2016 | By : | Categories : Our Partners | 0 Comment
  • Green Your Way to College

    Class of 2016! Congrats, you did it! Whether you're spending this summer on work experience, vacation or college preparation, the transition to higher education may be tricky. This is your opportunity to rebrand yourself and start anew. As you begin this next chapter of your life and pack your bags for the next four years, there are a few things you should leave behind. Follow these handy pro tips on how to green your way ...

    Posted at June 20, 2016 | By : | Categories : Green Living | 0 Comment
  • This Father’s Day, Celebrate Dad & the Planet

    Father's Day is nearing and it's a  great time to nail down a few more ways to celebrate the men in our lives while showing love for our environment. Here are some ideas to demonstrate how you care about your Dad  and the world he helped bring you into! Hit a local trail or park. What better way to fit in some father ...

    Posted at June 13, 2016 | By : | Categories : Green Living | 0 Comment
  • Memorial Day: Looking Out For Those Who Looked Out For Us

    Memorial Day weekend is approaching and it’s the perfect opportunity to salute those fearless men and women that looked out for us! We had the honor of meeting some of these brave individuals back in October 2015, when ATRS acquired an existing Clothing & Shoe collection facility in Indianapolis and began our charitable partnership with DAV Indiana. Disabled American Veterans (DAV) is a national nonprofit that helps more than 1 million ...

    Posted at May 23, 2016 | By : | Categories : Our Partners | 0 Comment
  • Sustainability is Out, Responsible Innovation is In!

    The word from the fourth annual Copenhagen Fashion Summit held in Denmark this past week is “Sustainability is out and responsible innovation is in.”   Wait. What? So what does that mean for fashion retailers, designers, manufacturers, e-commerce leaders and all of us consumers? Yes, we all love our favorite brands. We want them to respect the environment.  We want to use our spending power to purchase responsibly. We want to give back to our communities. We ...

    Posted at May 16, 2016 | By : | Categories : Green Living,Our Events | 0 Comment