Protime Sports named Tukwila Business Recycler of the Year

  • Tuesday, December 13, 2016 11:40am
  • Business

Protime Sports, a customizable sports apparel manufacturer, was named the 2016 Tukwila Business Recycler of the Year.

Protime Sports recycles 75 percent of all materials, according to a media release from the city of Tukwila.

Travis Case, accounting and inventory manager at Protime, evaluated all materials generated onsite and worked with the staff team to ensure that all recyclable items are recycled. Apparel bags are collected separately at stations, and cardboard, cans, paper and bottles are gathered in the office area and warehouse. Toner cartridges are also collected and sent back to the manufacturer.

“We are very proud to have Protime located in Tukwila and pleased with their commitment to being a recycling leader in our community,” Tukwila Mayor Allan Ekberg said in the release.

Protime also purchases recycled products, including folders, envelopes, paper and toiletries, to help close the loop on recycling.

Staff also collect boxes and shipping supplies to reuse onsite and for distribution.

For more information about Protime Sports, visit

The City of Tukwila has selected a Tukwila Business Recycler of the Year since 2006. Previous recipients include: Sahale Snacks, Mighty O Donuts, King County Housing Authority, Rainier Industries, United Stationers, Grainger, Complete Office, Red Dot, Starfire Sports, Shasta Beverages and Pacific Metals.


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