ATRS Gets Ready to Rock Run Recycle at the Women's Running Series Nashville on September 27

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American Textile Recycling Service will collect warmup gear and race swag to benefit local chapter of MADD.

ATRS community advocate Chris Saunders collects donations from a runner.

“We are very excited to participate in this race each year. We work hard to ensure that every item is not only diverted from landfills but also does a lot of good for local charities." Chris Christensen, ATRS Market Manager.

The Women's Running Series Nashville Half Marathon and 5K takes place on Saturday, September 27 and expects to draw approximately 8,000 participants friends and family. ATRS will provide onsite Clothing & Shoe Recycling support to ensure the race is clean and green.

Race participants are encouraged to bring a bag of running gear and shoes to the ATRS booth at Expo for recycling and drop warmup gear at the Start Line. Distinctive ATRS trucks and volunteers in green mascot attire will collect these unwanted items to directly support the Nashville chapter of Mother's Against Drunk Driving. Perishables will be collected and delivered to local youth facility Camp Marymount. Every pound collected by ATRS on Race Day will reused, recycled or repurposed for the benefit of these local nonprofit organizations.

Nashville residents can recycle outgrown, out of season, unwanted clothes, shoes, toys and household textiles to support MADD all year round simply by calling the 24-Hour Hotline 866-900-9308 with an address or zip code.

“We are very excited to participate in this Race each year,” says Chris Christensen, ATRS Market Team Manager in Nashville. “We work very hard to ensure that every item is not only diverted from landfills but also does a lot of good for our local charities. We are proud to support our Nashville community through this partnership with Competitor Group.”

American Textile Recycling Service (ATRS) is the nation’s fastest growing textile recycler and an official recycling partner of Rock ‘n Roll Marathon. 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 Nashville TN, Texas, Florida, Michigan, Tennessee, Atlanta, Oklahoma, Arizona, Colorado, and Southern California. ATRS is committed to keeping textile waste from local landfills and promoting a greener tomorrow. For press inquires contact pr (at) atrsonline (dot)com.

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