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….

ATR’s Peoria, IL Sites Employee of the Month

Quinton Kimble is March’s Employee of the Month for the Peoria, IL site. Quinton started with ATR as a temporary employee in August 2014. As of January 26, 2015 he became a full time ATR employee. In Just one full month Quinton has earned his way as the employee of the month. Quinton is currently…

EWSI Closure

EWSI Closure prompts immediate action from ATR.  E-Waste Systems Inc (EWSI) located in Geneva, NY continues to struggle.   EWSI who was evicted from its Ohio location late in 2014 for failure to pay its employees is now facing the same allegations in New York state. According to the local story attached, EWSI is believed…

SERI’s Response to Diversified Recycling LLC CRT Mismanagement

February 19, 2015 Boulder, Colorado –  SERI plans to investigate e-Waste CRT processor “Sarah’s Trading” . The Basel Action Network’s (BAN’s) allegations of outrageous mismanagement of CRTs by Sarah’s Trading of Doraville, Georgia again underscores the necessity of effective due diligence when selecting downstream processors for end-of-life electronics. If proven true, the alleged mismanagement shows…

Do you know where your company’s e-Waste is going?

Posted today, 2/19, from Resource Recycling, By Bobby Elliott, E-Scrap News Diversified Recycling’s downstream CRT processor “Sarah’s Trading” prompts “BAN” investigation. Diversified Recycling has been slammed by Basel Action Network for allegedly sending glass to a downstream partner that dumped the material at a local landfill. The company is also accused of selling broken devices…

Electronics Recycling Centers Dwindling

On February 9, 2015 the Chicago Tribune reports by Susan DeMar Lafferty, Daily Southtown. On the second Saturday of the month, cars would line the lengthy driveway at the Orland Township Highway Department and spill out onto Wolf Road as throngs of people came to recycle their electronics. Volunteers helped unload the hefty TV consoles…