West MI Companies and Nonprofits join “One Million Pound Challenge”

GRAND RAPIDS, MI – Several West Michigan businesses and nonprofits are participating in the “One Million Pound Challenge,” an Earth Day-related campaign aimed at diverting a million pounds of electronic waste from landfills. Advanced Technology Recycling of Grand Rapids has organized several collection sites that will be open to the public from April 15 to…

Update on the ATR One Million Pound Challenge

Local Companies Join Nationwide E-waste Recycling Challenge April 2, 2013 GRAND RAPIDS – Local West Michigan non-profit organizations and businesses are partnering together to participate in the One Million Pound Challenge — an environmental initiative centered on diverting one million pounds of electronics from landfills for Earth Day. Advanced Technology Recycling, a nationwide electronics recycling…

ATR Unveils Detail of One Million Pound Challenge

Nationwide Electronics Recycler to Host Million Pound E-waste Challenge PONTIAC, IL – Advanced Technology Recycling, a nationwide electronics recycling company, is hosting the 1 Million Pound Challenge—an initiative aimed at encouraging residents, businesses and government entities to recycle electronics for Earth Day. “Electronics are the fastest growing waste stream worldwide,” said Ray Magee, Director of Sales…

ATR Celebrates Company Milestone

A decade ago B&K Technology Solutions opened its doors to local residents in Pontiac, IL, prepared to offer superior IT services to neighboring businesses and residents. Ten years later the company, now taking on the name Advanced Technology Recycling, is a multi-million dollar company operating five facilities across the United States with a staff of…

GRACC Members in the Spotlight: ATR

GRACC Members in the Spotlight:  Advanced Technology Recycling Advanced Technology Recycling (ATR) began in 2002 after parent company, B&K Technology Solutions, responded to an increasing need for environmentally-friendly e-waste disposal. Today, ATR is focused on providing a total recycling solution for the commercial industry while also serving the residential market in properly disposing electronics in…

Grand Rapids Press coverage on the new ATR partnership in Michigan

Partnership Between Local Organizations expects to collect 12,000 pairs of shoes for kids Sandra Chang. Grand Rapids Press GRAND RAPIDS, MI — A partnership between In the Image and Advanced Technology Recycling hopes to collect enough outdated electronics to allow the charity and the business to donate 12,000 shoes to school-aged children this year. The…

ATR partnership positively impacts lives of local children

         Recycle Electronics & Change a Child’s Life Jan 18 – GRAND RAPIDS – Through a new partnership between In the Image of Grand Rapids and Advanced Technology Recycling, your old unwanted electronics can help fund the purchase of a new pair of shoes for a child in need. Advanced Technology Recycling, a certified nationwide…

ATR Receives ITAR Registration

ATR Receives ITAR Registration, GSA Schedule Approved. Advanced Technology Recycling , ATR Receives ITAR Registration,  International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) registration is awarded by the US Department of State, Bureau of Political-Military Affairs.  ATR has established Secure Destruction Services (SDS) comprised of compliance, legal, logistics and operational professionals with additional capabilities and security clearances…

Whitney Ehresman of Advanced Technology Recycling – Grand Rapids, MI

Meet your Chamber Ambassadors! Each month, the Chamber will “spotlight” a few of our volunteer Chamber Ambassadors.  This month, we are introducing two of our newest Ambassadors;  Whitney Ehresman of Advanced Technology Recycling and Rod Weersing of Grand River Bank. Whitney Ehresman is the Business Development Manager at Advanced Technology Recycling (ATR), an R2 certified electronics recycling company. Whitney, a self-proclaimed environmentalist, began working for ATR because…