Category: Greening Events

A Low Carbon, Zero Waste Journey…from the UK to Trieste and Geneva & back again

A Low Carbon, Zero Waste Journey…from the UK to Trieste and Geneva & back again

This is the introduction to a low carbon, zero waste running journey to Trieste, Italy and Geneva, Switzerland

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Developing a Cupless Event

Developing a Cupless Event

There are a couple of mis-conceptions: Paper cups / compostable cups are better than plastic cups (all depends and you will need to read my post on Plym Trail Marathon)A cupless event means the runners bring their own water in their own water carrying device Whilst the second point is something that self-sufficient ultras might … Continue reading Developing a Cupless Event

Sundown Marathon – The Green Ambassadors Are Back!

Sundown Marathon – The Green Ambassadors Are Back!

Background Once upon a time there was a lady who in 2006 campaigned in Singapore for more responsibility towards waste generation. Some stuff was done: the formal introduction of recycling for each household in 2008......and not much more. So she decided to take matters into her own hand starting with the Singapore Marathon in 2017 … Continue reading Sundown Marathon – The Green Ambassadors Are Back!

Undoing Trashy Events and the Battle Against Running Tossers

Undoing Trashy Events and the Battle Against Running Tossers

A lady had stopped along the road in my street to talk on her phone. As she did so, she rolled down her window and smoked a cigarette, doing that "typical smokers' thing" to flick ash out her window and then flick her cigarette butt out the window. A couple walked by, would have seen … Continue reading Undoing Trashy Events and the Battle Against Running Tossers