Advanced Disposal Services, Inc., a regional integrated environmental services company, announces the First Annual Trash Dash and Bash 5K, Fun Run and Tot Trot to benefit local charities on Saturday, October 20, 2012 at Eagle Point Landfill located on 8880 Old Federal Road, Ball Ground, Georgia with festivities starting at 3 p.m.

Runners can experience this one-of-a-kind race around the hill to support their charity of choice. The course will be partly off-road with beautiful scenery of ponds, trees and maybe a wild critter or two. Following the run will be an awards ceremony and Trash Bash, which is sure to be fun for the whole family. There will be music, food & drinks for sale, kids’ games and activities provided by local charities and civic groups, and more.

Upon registration, entrants will select one of five local charities picked by each of Forsyth County’s commissioners.  The charity with the most runners will receive race proceeds totaling $3,500. Charities to choose from are Family Haven, Children’s Health Care of Atlanta, Jesse’s House, The PIER Foundation, and The Community Connection. 

All runners will receive a race t-shirt, fruit and fluids. To register online, visit http://www.active.com/event_detail.cfm?event_id=2053390. The entry fee is waived for Forsyth County residents with proof of residency. If you are a Forsyth County resident and register online, you will pay the entry fee initially but will be reimbursed when you pick up your race packet on race day at Eagle Point Landfill. Proof can be copy of driver’s license, electric or water bill, voter registration, etc. 

About Advanced Disposal Services, Inc.

Advanced Disposal currently is the second largest privately-owned environmental services company in the United States providing integrated, non-hazardous solid waste collection, transfer, recycling and disposal services in the Southeastern United States. Advanced Disposal currently owns and operates commercial, industrial, and residential solid waste collection operations, municipal solid waste landfills, transfer stations, and recycling facilities. Advanced Disposal is dedicated to preserving the environment and ensuring that all operations are conducted in a manner that follows all local, state, and federal laws in regards to environmental protection. Advanced Disposal is headquartered in Jacksonville, Fla. and has operations in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, Massachusetts, Mississippi, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina and Vermont.

For more information regarding Advanced Disposal, please visit www.AdvancedDisposal.com or on Facebook at www.facebook.com/AdvancedDisposal.