Our Fall race schedule has been jammed packed and we have even more amazing races to attend before the season is over. We’ve enjoyed supplying you with finish line blankets and reveling in your amazing accomplishments, but now we’re challenging you to take the next step. By recycling used Heatsheets, you get to enjoy the perks of being environmentally conscious, while doing what you love.
As we strengthen our commitment to becoming even more sustainable, we offer races nationwide the opportunity to recycle Heatsheets through our Blankets to Boards™ recycling partnership with Trex Company – the nation’s largest manufacturer of wood-alternative decking and railing products. The innovative and free program allows events of any size to recycle and re-purpose their finish line blankets for transformation into Trex’s wood-alternative outdoor living products.
We work with your ‘Green Team’ in offering suggestions and best practices on how and where to most effectively collect discarded Heatsheets post-race; staying true to our commitment to make and recycle Heatsheets in the United States.
It’s easy to get started
With the help of Trex, Heatsheets coordinates a local drop-off location that is a Trex-affiliated retailer or grocery store. We then work with race directors to choose a time and a place that works best for you, whether that’s in the afternoon on race day, or the following day. We make it easy for you to be a green advocate at all your events, typically selecting a drop-off site less than 3 miles from the finish line.
At the scheduled time, someone from your green team will transport the collected, used Heatsheets from the finish line to the drop-off location. The blankets are consolidated with Trex’s regular shipments from the designated site.
We look forward to seeing even more photos from races around the globe! Thanks to the Akron Marathon, the Queen Bee Half Marathon and many other races for sharing the recycling successes of your events!