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  • ATRS Delivers Upcycled Pet Quilts to Michigan Humane Society for the Holidays

    Lansing, MI (PRWEB) December 15, 2014 American Textile Recycling Service (ATRS) employees delivered beautiful upcycled quilts to Michigan Humane Society rescue animals this week just in time for the holidays. The cozy covers were made from hand drawn quilt patches designed by school kids at Michigan Earth Day back in April. Each one was uniquely assembled from recycled materials and sewn by a local quilter. The process began months ago at the ...

    Posted at December 16, 2014 | Topics : Press |
  • ATRS Recycling Green Fairies Cleaned Up at the Rock ‘n’ Roll San Antonio Marathon

    San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) December 09, 2014 American Textile Recycling Service (ATRS) cleaned up the streets at the Humana Rock 'n' Roll San Antonio Marathon and 1/2 Marathon this past weekend as over 24,000 runners and their supporters gathered in Alamo City. ATRS staffers were on hand at the Start Line, decked out in the company's signature green fairy and elf attire ...

    Posted at December 9, 2014 | Topics : Press |
  • Comal ISD Kicks Off ATRS Clothing & Shoe Recycling Drive for December

    San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) December 05, 2014 This month the Comal Independent School District kicks off a 22 school wide clothing and shoe recycling fundraiser with American Textile Recycling Service (ATRS). Students, teachers, friends and family from each school will bring gently used, outgrown, out of season and unwanted clothes, shoes, toys and household textiles for recycling to benefit charitable programs and services. Comal ISD and ...

    Posted at December 8, 2014 | Topics : Press |
  • ATRS Recycling Closes the Loop on America Recycles Day

    Houston, TX (PRWEB) December 03, 2014 Americans buy 5 times more clothing today than they were purchasing in 1980. Yet the average person donates or recycles only 12 pounds of the 70 pounds they discard each year. Sadly, the rest ends up in our municipal landfills. This year, American Textile Recycling Service (ATRS) decided to do something about it. So ATRS employees, friends and family along ...

    Posted at December 3, 2014 | Topics : Press |
  • ATRS Recycling Set to Clean the Streets at Rock ‘N’ Roll San Antonio Marathon

    San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) November 20, 2014 American Textile Recycling Service (ATRS) is set to clean the streets of Alamo City on December 5-6th as approximately 46,000 attendees cheer on runners competing for the gold at Rock 'N' Roll Marathon, Half, 10K, 5K and Relay races. For the third year, ATRS volunteers will be decked out in their signature green fairy and elf mascot gear ...

    Posted at November 20, 2014 | Topics : Press |
  • ATRS Recycling Sponsored Runners Suit Up for 12th Annual Katy YMCA Turkey Dash

    Houston, TX (PRWEB) November 17, 2014 The annual Katy Y Turkey Dash is a long-held tradition for American Textile Recycling Service employees, families and friends. This year the company joins lead sponsors such as Reliant (an NRG Company), Texas Children's Hospital and Grad Vision to celebrate the 12th annual Thanksgiving morning festivities. Eight official ATRS runners will be on the course decked out in the company's signature green ...

    Posted at November 18, 2014 | Topics : Press |
  • ATRS Challenges Communities to Pledge2Recycle on America Recycles Day

    Houston, TX (PRWEB) November 10, 2014 Throughout the month of November thousands of organizers will be holding recycling events across the country in celebration of America Recycles Day. Employees and volunteers from American Textile Recycling Service (ATRS) dressed as green fairies and elves will be out in force to support the only nationally recognized day dedicated to promoting and celebrating recycling in the United States. By volunteering ...

    Posted at November 11, 2014 | Topics : Press |
  • Winthrop University Student Wins ATRS Recycling Most Outstanding Intern Scholarship Award

    (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 American Textile Recycling Service (ATRS) debuted its Marketing Internship program this past summer and selected 4 high achieving students from over 25 applicants to participate in its "EcoArmy" pilot program. This month, the winner of the Most Outstanding Intern Award was surprised on campus by the delivery of an oversized "big check" scholarship award in the amount of $1,000. Audrey Emilie ...

    Posted at October 17, 2014 | Topics : Press |