IMS Electronics Closings

IMS Electronics Recycling Closing 50% of Sites IMS Electronics Recycling has confirmed to E-Scrap news they plan to close half their facilities by the end of 2016.  The sites being closed are located in Atlanta GA and Vancouver WA and their not the only recycling company to shutter sites in 2016.  Sims Recycling Solutions shut…

ATR Acquires ERS

ATR Acquires ERS in Utah ATR (Advanced Technology Recycling) is pleased to announce ATR acquires ERS (Electronic Recycling Solutions) based in Tooele Utah a suburb of Salt Lake City and just minutes away from some of the fastest growing tech hubs in the US.   The Utah based company was formed in 2008 by Scott Campbell…

Total Reclaim Fined

Total Reclaim Fined

Seattle based Total Reclaim fined 444,000 for Illegal Exports The Washington Department of Ecology fined Seattle-based electronics recycler Total Reclaim Inc. $444,000 for illegally disposing of flat-screen televisions and monitors containing toxic mercury.  The company provided records to DE that confirmed it shipped flat screens overseas beginning seven years ago and later admitted they had withheld…

ITT Tech Closes

ITT Tech Closes

ITT Tech Closing after Federal Ruling ITT Technical Institute is closing all of its locations following federal sanctions handed down to the for profit-college in August.  The announcement comes just days after ITT Tech stopped enrolling students for their fall semester and in a recent press release they announced their intentions. “It is with profound regret that we must report that…

Happy Labor Day from ATA Featured Image

Labor Day

Labor Day…An American Holiday! Americans love Labor Day…. we celebrate each year by taking the first Monday of September off for a long weekend and most of us begin reluctantly winding down our summer activities. Did you know that Labor Day was first observed in 1885 and dedicated to the social and economic achievements of…

Say NO to Landfills

Recycling in Ann Arbor

ReThink Recycling in Ann Arbor…ThinkATR! If you’re recycling in Ann Arbor Michigan right now do you know where your materials are ending up or who’s managing them? In July, the Ann Arbor city council terminated a contract with FCR (ReCommunity)and Resource Recovery Systems , and indicated it was due to  “safety deficiencies in ReCommunity’s operations of…

ATR Ranked #7 R2 Certified Recycler in the World

ATR Ranked 7

ATR Ranked #7 R2 Certified Recycler in the World   ATR (Advanced Technology Recycling) is pleased to announce with the addition of their 6th R2 Certified location in Grand Rapids MI, ATR is now ranked #7 in the world for the most certified  Electronics Recycling Facilities.   This milestone achievement is based on the number of…

Buffalo Garage Sale

Buffalo Garage Sale

First Annual Garage Sale ATR is pleased to announce our first annual garage sale at 200 Fire Tower Drive Tonawanda (Buffalo Area) NY from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM.  There will be lots of used electronics, laptops, desktops, monitors and vintage electronics at rock bottom prices to choose from.  Fathers Day is just around the…

North Carolina ends E-waste Recycling Program

Electronic Recycling Program ends in North Carolina

North Carolina ends e-Waste Recycling Program The electronic recycling program repeal was incorporated into the Senate Republicans’ annual regulatory reform bill, which was approved in a 30-15 party-line vote and now goes to the House to seal the deal.  The bill’s authors say the 2010 law creating the recycling program isn’t working because there’s a…

Free CRT Recycling in Michigan

Free CRT Recycling

ATR offers Free CRT Recycling in Michigan ATR in Grand Rapids Michigan announced they have secured a major contract that provides up to 3 Million pounds of Free CRT Recycling to residents until 10/1/2017.  The agreement is part of an ongoing effort by ATR to provide certified and secure end of life recycling solutions within their…