Our Events

  • ATRS Recycling Kicks Off ShopNRecycle Campaign For Back to School

    As Back to School Season hits malls and shopping centers across the country, American Textile Recycling Service (ATRS) is kicking off its annual ShopNRecycle Campaign. Now in its fourth year, the campaign aims to educate community members on how to reduce unnecessary textile waste in local landfills while shopping for this season's newest styles. The nation’s fastest growing textile recycler encourages individuals and families throughout their twelve markets to clean out their closets before they shop for the latest styles. ...

    Posted at September 21, 2016 | By : | Categories : Our Events,Press | 0 Comment
  • How Your Old Clothes Can Help Reduce Greenhouse Gas

    In the three decades I have been involved with recycling, I never dreamed we would be using Textiles and Greenhouse Gas in the same sentence. However, recent media attention has made us all much more aware of the science and synergy between the elements that surround us, what we ingest (such as food or medicines) and the natural resources we consume. The need to divert textiles from our community landfills and the ...

    Posted at March 14, 2014 | By : | Categories : Blog,Our Events | 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

    Posted at February 13, 2014 | By : | Categories : Blog,Our Events | 1 Comment
  • ATRS and Jurupa Valley High School Clean Up in Southern California

    Last Saturday morning, our California team woke up bright and early and trekked over to the Jurupa Valley High School by 8 a.m., armed with four bright orange bins and a portable tabling stand. What did they get out of the next four hours? A huge community turnout and a successful event partnership with one of America’s top collection and disposal organizations! Jurupa Valley, ...

    Posted at January 24, 2014 | By : | Categories : Blog,Our Events,Our Team | 0 Comment
  • Come Rock, Run and Recycle In AZ with Us This Weekend!

    The Rock ‘n’ Roll Half Marathon is coming to Phoenix this weekend, and we want runners and spectators of all ages to join in on the recycling fun! The race kicks off with a free Health & Fitness Expo on Friday and Saturday, January 17-18, where you can visit over 60 different companies for information and freebies. If you bring your unwanted clothes and shoes to donate at our booth, you’ll be ...

    Posted at January 17, 2014 | By : | Categories : Blog,Our Events | 0 Comment
  • ATRS Third Annual Sponsorship of Katy YMCA Turkey Dash

    For the third consecutive year as official sponsors, the ATRS green team and volunteers were out in force early on Thanksgiving morning at the Katy YMCA Turkey Dash As always the Kids Recycling Race was a huge hit.  Kids raced to complete the recycling course in record time and won prizes from our toy grab bag (all recycled of course!).  A record breaking 10 official runners represented ...

    Posted at December 6, 2013 | By : | Categories : Blog,Green Living,Our Events,Our Partners | 0 Comment
  • ATRS Joins Competitor Group Women’s Running Series Half Marathon and 5K Benefiting the Edith Sanford Breast Cancer Foundation

    The Competitor Group Womens Half Marathon Expo took place in Scottsdale AZ on Friday and Saturday. It was well supported and a lot of fun. Many people stopped by the ATRS Recycling booth to learn more about the Clothing and Shoe Recycling partnership. The positioning of the booth was excellent, right at the entrance to the exhibition so all the runners, participants, friends and family passed by after registering and picking up their ...

    Posted at November 15, 2013 | By : | Categories : Our Events | 0 Comment
  • ATRS Preps for America Recycles Day

    November 15th is a special day for advocates of recycling across the U.S. Many communities, organizations, and businesses will celebrate America Recycles Day in an effort to raise awareness and encourage Americans to recycle and buy recycled products. What is America Recycles Day? America Recycles Day (ARD) is the only nationally recognized day dedicated to encouraging Americans to recycle and buy recycled products. ARD is celebrated annually ...

    Posted at November 8, 2013 | By : | Categories : Blog,Green Living,Our Events | 0 Comment
  • ATRS Takes The Stage at Mega March with Michigan Humane Society

    The Michigan Humane Society’s 8th annual Mega March for Animals is the largest walk for animals in Michigan.  This year the event expanded to three locations, reaching more pet owners and changing even more animal lives.  American Textile Recycling Service is proud to be amongst the sponsors of this event, and was honored to take the stage to share our message.

    Posted at October 12, 2013 | By : | Categories : Blog,Green Living,Our Events | 0 Comment
  • In The Pink For Breast Cancer Awareness Month

    October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and we're just tickled pink to celebrate free screenings, early detections and breast cancer research with Susan G. Komen, our charitable partner in Central Florida.  "We've gotten better at catching it early, a lot better," said Stefanie Steele, executive director of Susan G. Komen Central Florida. "We have been able to save more lives from breast cancer. We wouldn't be there if it weren't for research."

    Posted at October 4, 2013 | By : | Categories : Blog,Green Living,Our Events | 0 Comment
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