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.

  • Giving Our Old Clothes a Second Life

    I have this shirt that I've been carrying around with me for what seems like forever. It's not a fashionable shirt. It's certainly not timeless. It's frayed around the collar but it's amazingly stain free. I bet you have some old clothes like that in your closet right now. My wife probably hates it but she's too sweet to say anything about it. Except when I wear it. Which is really only on days that I ...

    Posted at March 6, 2013 | By : | Categories : Green Living | 0 Comment
  • The High Cost of Cheap Clothing

    Ever wondered where your throw-away garments end up?  Landfills, donation centers or mobile recyclers?   "Inexpensive, low-grade clothing enables Americans to cram their closets. Unfortunately, much of that cheap apparel wears out and is thrown away, making up about 5 percent of landfills," says MOLLY ZISK, The Orange County Register.   Follow the path to see where your clothes may be headed. And look for  easy, convenient recyclers with the  ATRS Recycling logo in your neighborhood next time you clean out yours ...

    Posted at November 23, 2012 | By : | Categories : Our Partners | 0 Comment
  • Five Years and Counting: ATRS & Metroplex Community Services

    American Textile Recycling Services (ATRS) wants to thank Metroplex Community Services for a priceless partnership of philanthropy over the last five years!  We are looking forward to many more successful days helping out those in need thru our socially responsible mission of textile recycling.   Did you know that if you live in the Dallas/Ft. Worth area, you too can help out this worthy non-profit organization just by donating your unwanted clothing, shoes, toys and household textiles?  ...

    Posted at October 4, 2012 | By : | Categories : Our Partners | 0 Comment
  • September 2012 Employee of the Month: Ernie Angerstein

    "One Million Pounds Collected!"   ATRS is proud to announce that our Houston TX region reached the One Million Pounds collected goal this month for the first time!  Yes, that’s one million pounds kept out of landfills all across the Greater Houston area. With textile recyclers in neighborhoods everywhere, it’s easy and convenient for communities to donate and recycle their unwanted clothing, shoes, toys and household items.  Our awesome Greater Houston team has inspired communities to ...

    Posted at September 28, 2012 | By : | Categories : Our Team | 0 Comment
  • “OUT OF SIGHT”: City of Refuge and ATRS

    Great news!  American Textile Recycling Services (ATRS) has expanded into Atlanta and partnered with City of Refuge, a life saving community organization serving individuals living on the margin.   American Textile Recycling Services has proudly partnered with City of Refuge to create a textile recycling program that rolls out in Atlanta this month, starting in Cobb County and beyond.  ATRS collects clothing and shoe donations on behalf of City of Refuge and manages the ...

    Posted at August 23, 2012 | By : | Categories : Our Partners | 0 Comment