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…

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…

Rare Earth Metals Recycling

Rare Earth Metals Recycling ATR has established Secure Destruction Services (SDS) comprised of compliance, legal, logistics and operational professionals with additional capabilities and ITAR security clearances that identify and manage vulnerabilities in existing processes.  ATR also provides Rare Earth Metals Recycling programs that can be individually tailored to the customers needs.  The SDS team inspects…

One Million Pound Challenge

Earth Day One Million Pound Challenge Advanced Technology Recycling (ATR) announced today that they will be attempting to break a new world record in celebration of Earth Day 2015. The event called the “One Million Pound Challenge” (OMPC) is focused on keeping over one million pounds of electronics out of landfills. ATR will be partnering…

Scott Cochran, ATR Pontiac Site’s Employee of the Month

Scott Cochran is ATR’s Pontiac site’s Employee of the Month for March. Scott started with ATR in May of 2011 and is currently the lead driver for the Pontiac facility. “I am happy to see Scott receive this award once again,” says Ray Magee, Account Manager. “I have received so many positive remarks about Scott…

Ahmad Holland, ATR’s Birmingham, AL Sites Employee of the Month

Ahmad Holland is ATR’s Birmingham, AL site’s employee of the month for March. Ahmad started with ATR in April of 2014. He currently is the site’s Driver and Warehouse personnel. Rick Spikes, ATR’s Southeast Regional Manager, reports, “Ahmad has truly stepped up to the plate in making sure this site is running smooth and efficient….