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 knows as the OMPC (One Million Pound Challenge)
MLive joined the GRCC (Grand Rapids Community College) bus tour on Thursday April 30th to see what Michigan’s portion of the 1.2 Million pounds looks like, Click here for the full story…
Central Illinois is Proud of their communities participation in this story, Click for full details
Check back for more details as this exciting event continues to draw international attention to the USA’s monumental efforts on Earth Day!
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 reporting was compiled daily and we’re proud to announce ATR set a new world Record on April 25th, 2015 at 6:00 PM. During the epic challenge ATR unofficially surpassed additional recycling records on our way to the largest Electronics Recycling goal of all time. “Most consumer electronics recycled in 1 week across multiple locations). This unprecedented achievement would not have been possible without the support of our customers and the communities we serve…on behalf of the entire ATR staff we would like to congratulate everyone who took the “One Million Pound Challenge”
Thank you for helping us reach our goal and keeping over one million pounds of electronics out of landfills in just 1 week, now imagine what we can do in 1 year!! The official Guinness World record weight is 1, 180,442 Pounds and the equipment continues to come in. This epic task was used benchmark our operations and reporting capabilities and we’re happy to announce we passed with flying colors. In the months to come our management staff will analyze the data collected and use it to improve our infrastructure and increase our capabilities.
Industry Leader in Reuse and Recycle
Advanced Technology Recycling (ATR) is a full service ISO 14001 and R2 Certified electronic recycling company headquartered in Pontiac, Illinois. ATR is ITAR registered and compliant. Our commitment to our customers, partners and employees to protect our environment by offering the highest standards in ethics and safety and to focus on continual improvement in our reuse and recycling process establishes us as a pioneer in our industry.
ATR has serviced communities and businesses nationwide for the past 10 years and has expanded its facilities to 5 different locations totaling over 260,000 square feet. These facilities operate and are registered under local, State and Federal guidelines regarding responsible recycling. Our motto, “We make electronic recycling easy!” is our way of saying that we understand your risk associated with improper handling of your end-of-life electronics. Our service and detail driven approach guarantees we will meet your needs and exceed your expectations. We understand how much time and effort it takes to acquire new customers and we work even harder to keep them.
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