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.

  • Colorado Sled Hockey and American Textile Recycling Services

    Sled hockey was started in 1989 in Minnesota by enthusiastic Norwegian hockey fans because they recognized the extraordinary recreational needs of disabled children and adults.  For those of you who aren’t familiar with how the game is played, here is the description right from Colorado Sled Hockey’s website, (www.coloradosledhockey.org): “Sled hockey is played like traditional hockey on a standard rink. Players sit in specially designed ...

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  • Houston Area Community Services and ATRS

    HACS MISSION:  “Reach out to any person in need, and give them assistance, along with the tools necessary to regain hope and independence with vitality.” Can you believe that Houston Area Community Services (HACS) has served the Greater Houston Area for over twenty-five years!  This amazing non-profit keeps their doors open all year, to ensure that Houston is great place to live.  By making sure ...

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  • Eastside Community Connection and ATRS Austin Connect

    The old proverb states, “You give a man a fish and feed them for a day, but teach a man to fish, and feed them for a lifetime.  ”It is then fair to say that Eastside Community Connection, or ECC, (www.austinecc.org) teaches many “to fish”!  The ECC enlists the help of college students, to design and educate their adult clients.  The clients are taught ...

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  • The Champions for the Invisible Minority: Center On Independent Living

      The Champions for the Invisible Minority:  Center On Independent Living   Since 1985, the Center on Independent Living, or COIL, has been going strong!  Passionately, COIL helps people with disabilities of all origins feel accepted, by teaching them how to live independently.  Can you imagine what a gift it must be to learn that you do not have to live in an institution, or a hospital setting, your whole life?  Well, that is exactly what COIL gives ...

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  • ATRS and Homeless Empowerment Relationship Organization

    Have you ever heard the saying, "Whether you think you can, or think you can’t, you’re right."  It means that WE ARE ALL capable of doing great things, but we must FIRST believe we can.  For some, this may be the hardest obstacle they face in life.  Negative self talk becomes paralyzing. HERO said it best (on their website www.hero-usa.org), they are a non-profit organization ...

    Posted at June 6, 2012 | By : | Categories : Our Partners | 0 Comment