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
Thanksgiving Day was not just Turkey Day for the ATRS team as they joined over 20,000 Katy residents at the 10th Annual Katy YMCA Turkey Dash for a day of running, entertainment, food, and networking. ATRS partnered with the Katy YMCA to sponsor three areas at the marathon including Ricky the Recycler Race in the Kid’s Zone where kids raced to throw unwanted clothing into mini-recyclers, two water stations that ensured runners were replenished throughout ...
Everyday and everywhere, people are accumulating things that they either bought or were given to them. Many of those things are deemed useless after much use. So what do people do with those things? Often, unwanted stuff is simply thrown away. On November 17, 2012, American Textile Recycling Services (ATRS) partnered with Houston's Energy Corridor, ConocoPhillips, BP, Phillips 66, and ExxonMobil Chemical to host e-Recycle Day in celebration of National America Recycles Day. Houston residents ...
It was absolutely the most wonderful time of the year for the women and children of The Weldon House in Phoenix this holiday. The Weldon House is a long-standing ATRS charitable partner and operates the only facility in Arizona where families stay together while moms in transition receive rehabilitation services and support. ATRS Phoenix sponsors the annual Christmas party and works with area businesses, property management companies and well known news anchors each year to gather ...
Approximately 30,000 marathon and expo attendees helped American Textile Recycling Services (ATRS) “Rock, Run and Recycle” at the Rock n' Roll Marathon & Expo San Antonio in November 2012! Participants supported the recycling campaign with bags of unwanted clothing, shoes, and household items donated into convenient recycling bins while kids stopped to visit with our mascot Ricky the Recycler. The fun, furry ...
"Dear ATRS, I started residing at The Weldon House in the beginning of October 2010. Thanks to the ATRS recycling boxes, I've been provided with things like toiletries, appliances, and housewares. They've also made available to me and my 2 year old son the essentials, like food and diapers. I didn't get a chance to celebrate Christmas last year with my son, but this year, ATRS has made up for that. We had a Christmas ...
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 ...
Patrick joined our team as Community Relations Coordinator for ATRS Michigan [www.facebook.com/ATRSMICHIGAN] in May of 2012, after five years as Director of Community Relations with the Better Business Bureau [http://www.bbb.org/] He says, "One of the most important things a business can do is be transparent. People want to know who you are and what you do. ATRS sets a high standard in upholding the textile industry’s Code of Conduct. This is especially important ...
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? ...