Joe Bickett – Advanced Technology Recycling Employee of the Month – Pontiac, IL

ATR’s continued celebration of becoming the Guinness World Record holder for the most collected electronic pounds in one week during Earth Week last month, was an extraordinary accomplishment.  Our Pontiac site had numerous employees who stepped up and extended their time and effort to accomplish this record. However, there was one individual who was detrimental…

Recycler Sets World Record

Electronics Recycler Sets World Record on Earth Day Challenge It’s official!  Electronics Recycler sets World Record for Earth Day One Million Pound Challenge!  The Guinness Records team and officiators made the announcement after the final bell sounded on Saturday April 25, 2015.  News outlets around the US have been enthusiastically reporting on the monumental accomplishment…

Advanced Technology Recycling is Guinness World Record Holder

Advanced Technology Recycling (ATR) announced today that they have broken a new Guinness World Record for most consumer electronics recycled in one week at multiple locations. ATR was able to collect 1,180,442 pounds of electronics over a seven day period across six sites. The previous record was for 1,045,491 pounds from a company in Australia,…

Earth Day Goal

It’s Official!! Earth Day Goal Reached, New World Record Set! This is the Official Earth Day Goal Thermometer page for the OMPC (One Million Pound Challenge) record attempt.  Each of the 6 participating ATR facilities had 2 independent witnesses to report the Official Earth Day Goal results to the head judge.  Photographic evidence and detailed…

Recycling World Record

Recycling World Record Attempt begins ATR shakes the Recycling World by attempting to set a new Guinness World Record for “Most Consumer Electronics Recycled in 1 week”  accross 6 facilities nationwide.  In an effort to raise awareness to the importance of recycling ATR created the “One Million Pound Challenge” in 2012 to offer a way…

Never Landfill Electronics

Help Break Guinness World Record, Don’t Landfill Electronics… Today the ATR Peoria team got some much needed help raising awareness from CI News 25  Residents are encourage to check our web site for details on Free e-Cycling events during Earth Week to help Break the Guinness World Record.

Earth Week for ATR

Earth Week News Bits: Resource Recycling In celebration of Earth Week 2015, an Illinois-based e-scrap recycling company (ATR) will attempt to break the Guinness world. Advanced Recycling Technology will hold collection events at its six facilities in five states. ATR will be using the Guinness World Records to officiate the attempt to break the world…

ATR looking to trash old Guinness World Record

By Paul Westermeyer (Pontiac Daily Leader) Posted Apr. 11, 2015 at 1:08 PM Pontiac, Ill. With the arrival of spring comes the spirit of renewal. Part and parcel of that spirit is the concept of recycling. The national corporation Advanced Technology Recycling is ringing in the spring with its One Million Pound Challenge, a weeklong…

Falling Oil Prices

Falling Oil Prices Lower Recycling Value Tech savvy recyclers like ATR utilize reuse to reduce strategies to create new jobs despite the falling oil prices. The Wall Street Journal and CBS News feeds are confirming the recent crude oil prices are seriously impacting the nations recycling programs.  “This is no surprise we’ve experienced similar declines…

Miguel Chavez- Advanced Technology Recycling’s Employee of the Year 2014

A huge ATR family Congratulations goes out to Miguel Chavez for winning the very first ATR Employee of the Year Award. Miguel was presented, The Employee of the Year Award – 2014, last Thursday, April 2, 2015, at The Texas Pride Barbecue Restaurant. All the San Antonio site employees were invited for a complementary lunch…