Written by Maïlys Dussert, adidas Runner Paris
Plogging is a Swedish fitness trend sweeping the globe. No, it’s not a crazy workout fad or dance video challenge. ”Plogging” is literally the combination of the Swedish word “plocka upp” (to pick up) and the English word “jogging”. For runners, it’s a great way to give back to your community while taking care of your favorite trails!
Our Plogging Community In Paris
I grew up in a small village in the french countryside, and when I moved to Paris I was confronted with how truly consumerist our society is. I try to avoid using plastic in my daily life, but I still found my favorite running trails littered with cups, straws, and other plastic debris.
So, together with a group of friends I created the Paris Plogging Crew (PPC), and we’re working on cleaning up the city one trail at a time. If you’d like to do something to give back to your community and the running routes you love, the tips below will help you create your own plogging event!
Reduce your plastic waste
Participating in community pick up events is a great way to give back. But it’s also important to reduce your personal plastic consumption. Here are a few tips that might help you.
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