Recycle your clothes, shoes, toys and household items.
We make recycling your clothing, shoes and toys convenient 24/7/365. We believe recycling should be easily accessible to all. That is why we have placed over 3000 recyclers in neighborhoods across the United States.LEARN MORE
Your Neighborhood Recycler
American Textile Recycling Services, Inc is the fastest growing textile recycling company in the USA. We provide public recycling solutions for unwanted clothing, shoes, toys and household items.
We make recycling easy and convenient 24/7/365.
You’ll find our professionally maintained recyclers at shopping centers, major malls, local groceries, convenience and drug store parking lots. Hosting a recycler is not only good for business, it is good for the neighborhood.
We believe recycling should be clean, easy and accessible to all. That is why we have placed over 3,000 easily identifiable recyclers in neighborhoods across the United States. Find a recycling box here.
By donating unwanted goods and recycling textile with ATRS, you’re keeping your neighborhood clean, improving the quality of life for those in need and protecting the environment for future generations. Find out more about hosting a box.
This is a year of great transformation for ATRS. We're expanding to more cities everyday and serving our communities as a national recycling leader.
We're committed to keeping textiles out of landfills, cleaning up our local communities and seeding a greener future for generations to come.
We are active participants, sponsors and volunteers at community fairs and civic events. Our programs make it easy and convenient to recycle.
The work we do creates much-needed jobs in local communities and emerging nations. See how we're helping here and abroad.
ATRS prides itself on affiliations with member organizations that strengthen community partnerships
We are looking for qualified and motivated individuals who want to be part of our dynamic organization.
ATRS is committed to reducing landfill waste and providing a second life and second chance for unwanted garments and goods. There is an enormous need to share our wealth worldwide and provide recycled goods to those in need locally and in emerging nations.
- David Peganyee, Founder and CEO ATRS
A Greener Tomorrow
Textile recycling is big news. In fact, it seems to be this summer’s hot topic! There’s a definite spike in news about recycling programs from large companies like Nike, North Face, fashion designer Eileen Fisher and most recently trendy retailer H&M. We’ve noticed an increase in social media chatter about where to find neighborhood recyclers. And we’re doing our part by joining the conversation with cities and states as they set ...
Oh the joys of summer! The kiddos are out of school and we’re looking for activities to keep them entertained and educated. There are a number of ways to do this, such as volunteering at your local charity, involving them in summertime closet clean out or creating household recycling projects together. One of my favorite ways to enjoy summertime fun is taking my family on a picnic. Here are some great eco-friendly products ...
Every year ATRS Recycling hosts an annual conference where we gather our teams and work together on improving our company. It’s also a great opportunity for face time with our rapidly growing regions across the nation. This year was our best ever! Our team members joined us from all our regions, representing 11 communities nationwide and over two dozen amazing charity partners we represent in ...
Earth Day 2013 is just behind us. What a great week it was for community events, tree planting, neighborhood cleanups and much, much more! Make it Earth Day Every Day: More Americans than ever are looking to lower their family’s Eco footprint, reduce waste and leave a greener planet for the next generation. More of us now expect neighborhood associations and cities to ...
It was one of the coldest marathon days on record in Dallas and yet 11,008 enthusiastic participants showed up at the Start Line early on Sunday morning. The friendly folks from ATRS Recycling were there in bright green ATRS RECYCLE HERE tees, ready to pick up all the dropped cloth from the corals as runners stretched, warmed up and prepared for the race.
American Textile Recycling Services (ATRS) was proud to be part of the Sustainable Living Fest in Houston, TX at the Market Square Park on March 16, 2013. Sustainable Living Fest Houston, TX 2013 #HouTopia What a great turnout! The theme this year was HouTopia and many of the live tweeting and picture sharing could be seen ...
American Textile Recycling Services (ATRS) would like to congratulate Houston Mayor Annise Parker for winning a runner up prize of $1 million in the Bloomberg Philanthropies' Mayors Challenge. The idea: One Bin for All is a proposal that would allow residents to mix trash, recyclables and lawn waste into a single curbside pickup bin. Automatic sorting at a centralized facility ...
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 ...