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.

  • A Common Thread: Queen Creek Residents Launch First Curbside Textile Recycling Program

    We were delighted to attend the SMART annual convention in Phoenix this week, especially because we were able to meet some of the faces behind the textile recycling program launched by the town of Queen Creek, AZ. Speaker Ramona Simpson, Environmental Programs Supervisor for Queen Creek, was on hand to share details about this new program, called “Do More Blue”. Thanks to Do More Blue, residents can now recycle unwanted ...

    Posted at March 7, 2014 | By : | Categories : Blog,Our Partners,Our Team | 0 Comment
  • Five Secrets to An Ultra-Green Mardi Gras

    Mardi Gras, the French phrase meaning “Fat Tuesday”, is a festive holiday celebrated throughout the United States between winter and spring. It is especially popular in the Southern regions, with the nation’s largest block party taking place in New Orleans. Traditionally, Mardi Gras serves as a day for Christians to enjoy fatty foods prior to the start of their fast for Lent, and its revelry has expanded to multi week-long Carnival-

    Posted at February 28, 2014 | By : | Categories : Green Living | 0 Comment
  • ATRS Partnerships Help Our Loveable Four-Legged Friends

    From Olympians saving wild dogs in Sochi to dolphins being listed as “non-human persons”, ATRS is thrilled to see animals gaining the protections they deserve. But despite these giant leaps in 2014 alone, we still have a long way to go in achieving worldwide animal rights. Still, the future for our furry friends is bright as organizations like the Michigan Humane Society, the SPCA of Central Florida, and the Yavapai ...

    Posted at February 21, 2014 | By : | Categories : Our Partners | 0 Comment
  • ATRS Breaks Record With Pounds Recycled in 2013

    We've crunched the numbers, analyzed the data and tallied the score. ATRS is excited to announce the grand total of textiles collected and diverted from landfill was a whopping 33.5 million pounds! We're incredibly thankful to all the communities and neighborhoods that recycle unwanted clothing, shoes, linens and other textiles through ATRS. Because of your support we reached this record-breaking number! 33.5 million pounds of recycled material is ...

    Posted at February 13, 2014 | By : | Categories : Our Events | 0 Comment
  • EMPLOYEE PROFILE: ATRS Arizona Welcomes Two New Team Members

    We're on the move and growing in Arizona and pleased to welcome two new recycling advocates to our team. The role of our community relations advocates is to reach out to businesses, property managers and their local communities to spread the word about our innovative recycling programs. They also serve as liaisons to our non-profit partners in each region. Both of our newbies bring fresh experience and ideas to the table. They'll be helping ...

    Posted at February 7, 2014 | By : | Categories : Blog,Our Team | 0 Comment