ATR Participates in Peoria County Recycling Event

Peoria Journal Star reports on Sunday ATR’s E-waste drive on July 25, 2015 • Tyler Davis Journal Star news reporter Posted Jul. 25, 2015 at 8:12 PM Updated Jul 25, 2015 at 9:42 PM PEORIA — Hundreds of area residents were able to get rid of unwanted waste in an environmentally friendly manner Saturday. The…

Charles Valiente, Pontiac Site’s Employee of the Month for July

Charles Valiente joined ATR just last February as warehouse support and recently took on the challenge of running the LCD testing area. Charles Valiente is quickly becoming a vital asset to ATR and with his hard work and dedication he was elected for the Employee of the month. Site Manager, Josh Benningfield explains, “Since moving…

Tiffany Houseman

Congratulations Tiffany Houseman, Grand Rapids Employee of the Month for July   Tiffany Houseman joined ATR just 3 short months ago but that hasn’t stopped her from making a big splash and becoming our newest employee of the Month at the Grand Rapids MI facility.  “Tiffany Houseman was hired as an Administrative Assistant but her…

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…