“Californians have an ambitious goal to divert 75% of its waste by 2020...working together at green community events like Rock ‘n Roll Marathon San Diego, we all play a huge role in this statewide plan" says Bill Carrao, ATRS Government Relations Director
San Diego, CA (PRWEB) May 30, 2013
American Textile Recycling Services (ATRS) is proud to bring the “ROCK, RUN, RECYCLE” campaign to the Rock n’ Roll San Diego Marathon & ½ Marathon benefitting the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.
As the exclusive textile recycler for the Rock ‘n Roll Marathon, ATRS Recycling will collect dropped running gear from the race, effectively clearing the route in front of waste disposal trucks and diverting textiles from San Diego landfills. ATRS will host a booth at the Health & Fitness Expo to educate participants, families and the local community about its textile recycling mission. The Expo will attract approximately 30,000 marathoners and attendees. Participants are encouraged to clean out their closets and drop off unwanted running gear, shoes and clothing to the ATRS Recycling Expo booth. The program supports Giving Children Hope and it’s much needed school lunch and backpack program for over 1500 underprivileged children in Southern California.
“We are so excited to share our textile recycling mission with with runners and participants at the Marathon.” says Bill Corrao, ATRS Government Relations Director. “Californians have an ambitious goal to divert 75% of its waste by 2020. By working together at green community events like Rock ‘n Roll Marathon San Diego, we all play a huge role in this statewide plan. We challenge every attendee to bring a bag of recycling to our Expo Booth and come say hello!”
American Textile Recycling Service (ATRS) is the nation’s fastest growing textile recycler. Its socially responsible business model provides free textile recycling solutions for the public, job stimulation worldwide and much-needed funding for worthy local charities. ATRS Recyclers are available throughout Southern California including Anaheim, Chino Chills, Colton, Corona, Fullerton, Norco, Ontario, Paris, Redlands, Riverside, San Bernardino, Santa Ana, West Covina, Temecula and many others.
To find an ATRS Recycler near you, please contact our 24-Hr Hotline at 866-900-9308 and visit http://www.atrscorp.com. Friend us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter @ATRSrecycling. For press inquires contact pr(at)atrsonline(dot)com.