Safety-Kleen Expands Trackside Environmental Services for National Hot Rod


<p>PLANO, Texas, <span class="xn-chron">April 20</span> /CNW/ -- Safety-Kleen announced today that it has signed agreements to become the Official Trackside environmental service provider for all drag strips owned by the National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) across the U.S.</p>
<p>Safety-Kleen will provide environmental services for the Gainesville (FL) Raceway, NHRA Southern Nationals at <span class="xn-location">Atlanta</span> Dragway, U.S. Nationals at O'Reilly Raceway Park in <span class="xn-location">Indianapolis</span> and the season finale, the NHRA Finals, at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona, CA.</p>
<p>Safety-Kleen will coordinate a number of Green environmental initiatives with each NHRA track and racing teams, including waste management procedures and collection of all used oil, fuels, solvent, oil filter and absorbent materials from the events, much of which will be recycled.</p>
<p>Safety-Kleen will also supply each racetrack with various environmentally-friendly cleaning and absorbent products that will be used by the racers at the tracks.</p>
<p>"The NHRA believes in being Green," said <span class="xn-person">Eric Zimmer</span>, executive vice president of sales and marketing for Safety-Kleen. "Safety-Kleen is very excited about partnering with NHRA tracks and teams to help support the sport while minimizing its impact on the environment."</p>
<p>"Safety-Kleen understands racing and they know how to help us reduce the racetrack's environmental footprint," said <span class="xn-person">Don Robertson</span>, executive general manager of Gainesville Raceway. "They will not only collect the used oil from the track, but the oil will have a second life when it is recycled and re-refined to make EcoPower motor oil."</p>

    About Safety-Kleen

<p>Safety-Kleen is a leading North American used oil recycling and re-refining, parts cleaning and environmental solutions company, with approximately 4,200 employees serving approximately 330,000 customer locations in the <span class="xn-location">United States</span>, <span class="xn-location">Canada</span>, <span class="xn-location">Mexico</span> and <span class="xn-location">Puerto Rico</span>. Safety-Kleen provides a broad set of environmentally responsible products and services that helps keep North American businesses in balance with the environment. For more information, please visit <a href=""></a> or <a href=""></a> or call (800) 669-5740.</p>


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