A total of 3100 lbs. were collected from the Race Day and Expo, representing an outstanding 33% increase from the 2013 event.
Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) January 23, 2014
ATRS was in full force this past weekend at the Rock and Roll Marathon Phoenix ensuring that all runners’ dropped cloth along the course was diverted from landfills. ATRS' mission to Rock Run and Recycle was achieved by diligent volunteers that collected record-breaking pounds as runners warmed up at the corals and Start line. Click here to view photos.
A total of 3100 lbs. were collected from the Race Day and Expo, representing an outstanding 33% increase from the 2013 event. "This year we got a lot more than we did last year," says Robby Milner, Market Team Manager for the Phoenix Area. "Thanks to support from runners, their friends and family for helping us keep phoenix beautiful." All of the perishable items collected were delivered directly to The Weldon House Charity to aid the resident moms and kids.
ATRS is a proud textile recycling partner of The Competitor Group and supports Rock N Roll Marathons and Women's Half Marathons nationwide. All clothing, running gear and shoes collected is Phoenix will be reused, recycled or redistributed to generate funds for Weldon House programs and services. The Clothing & Shoe Recycling partnership is a key source of annual funding for this facility.
ATRS would like to extend a huge "thank you” to all the runners and volunteers who participated in making this event the most successful to date, and looks forward to continuing the Rock Run and Recycle mission in Arizona next year. ATRS provides easy, convenient textile recycling year-round in Phoenix as a free services to the community. To find a bin located in your area please call the 24-Hour Hotline 1-866-900-9308.
American Textile Recycling Service (ATRS) is the nation’s fastest growing textile recycler and an official recycling partner of The Competitor Group. Its socially responsible business model provides free textile recycling solutions for the public, job stimulation worldwide and much-needed funding for worthy local charities. Easy, convenient ATRS Recyclers are available throughout Phoenix, Scottsdale, Tempe and Tucson AZ, San Antonio, Austin, Dallas, Houston, Galveston and Beaumont TX, Nashville, Florida, Michigan, Tennessee, Atlanta, Oklahoma, Colorado and Southern California. For press inquires contact pr (at) atrsonline (dot)com.