Susan G. Komen Central Florida and ATRS Recycling Partner to Race for the Cure and Recycle! Race Participants Can Now Recycle for the Cure

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Susan G. Komen Central Florida and American Textile Recycling Service (ATRS) now offer one more life-saving reason to register for Race for the Cure which takes place on October 6, 2013 at UCF’s Brighthouse Networks Stadium.

Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure
"We are thrilled to be able to offer our participants the chance to recycle textiles at our Race for the Cure” -- Executive Director Stefanie Steele

Susan G. Komen Central Florida and American Textile Recycling Service (ATRS) now offer one more life-saving reason to register for Race for the Cure which takes place on October 6, 2013 at UCF’s Brighthouse Networks Stadium.

Race participants now have the opportunity to register for the event and bring a bag of running gear, clothes, shoes and other household textiles for recycling. The textile donations are weighed and recycled to raise much-needed funds for SGK programs and services directly benefitting residents in the local Central Florida community. Simply look for distinctive pink ribbon bins at the event on race day. Or to find a recycler in your neighborhood, simply call the 24-Hour Hotline with your address or zip code at 1-866-900-9308.

"We are thrilled to be able to offer our participants the chance to recycle textiles at our Race for the Cure,” says Executive Director Stefanie Steele. “It's another great way to help raise money and it's good for the environment!"

About Susan G. Komen Central Florida
Nancy G. Brinker promised her dying sister, Susan G. Komen, she would do everything in her power to end breast cancer forever, and in 1982, that promise became Susan G. Komen for the Cure. The Central Florida Affiliate is part of the world’s largest and most progressive grassroots network fighting breast cancer. Through events like the Komen Central Florida Race for the Cure, the Central Florida Affiliate has invested over $6 million in community breast cancer programs. The Race for the Cure is Oct 6th. For more information, call 321-972-5534 or visit http://www.komencentralflorida.org.

About American Textile Recycling Service
ATRS is the nation’s fastest growing textile recycler and provides free recycling solutions to neighborhoods and communities to collect, sort, donate and resell used and out-of-style clothing, shoes, toys and household textiles. This simple process of reuse creates vital funding for non-profit organizations like Susan G. Komen Central Florida, jobs in our local communities and emerging nations and keeps millions of tons of textiles out of landfills every year. ATRS is committed to keeping neighborhoods clean, improving the quality of life for those in need and protecting the environment where we live, work, and play. For more information please visit http://www.atrsonline.com.

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