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…

Free CRT Program to end

ATR sets new recycling standard

• By Paull Westermeyer – Pontiac Daily Leader Posted Apr. 28, 2015 at 9:17 AM Pontiac, Ill. An incredibly diligent and environmentally philanthropic effort saw local business Advanced Technology Recycling far exceed its goal of recycling 1 million pounds of electronic waste during the weeklong timeframe of 6 p.m. April 19 to 6 p.m. April…

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…

The City of Pontiac, IL revises agreement with ATR

Posted Apr. 21, 2015 at 9:56 AM The Pontiac Daily Leader reported today: Pontiac, Ill. The City of Pontiac revised its agreement with ATR Recycling and approved selling property at its meeting Monday night. Originally, the city’s share to help with renovations to the parking lot and roof of the ATR facility was estimated at…

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…

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…