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- Ann Arbor Track Club Salutes Zero Waste at its Flagship EventThe Dexter-Ann Arbor Run, a half-marathon put on by the Ann Arbor Track Club (AATC), has been held annually since 1974 and draws thousands of runners each year. As with any event that size, it generates a lot of waste. In 2018 AATC approved a Zero Waste initiative for the race, and landfill waste wasContinue reading “Ann Arbor Track Club Salutes Zero Waste at its Flagship Event”
- Epic Races and HPR Recognized for Zero Waste by USA TriathlonMore good press about Zero Waste at athletic events! An interview with Eva Solomon, founder and CEO of Epic Races, was published on the USA Triathlon website last September. Epic has used Happy Planet Running at their events since 2017. “I wanted Epic Races to be eco-friendly,” Eva said, but she had challenges at first. InContinue reading “Epic Races and HPR Recognized for Zero Waste by USA Triathlon”
- HPR Accepts Environmental Excellence AwardWhat’s more fun than getting an award? An award plus getting to promote sustainability at running events! Happy Planet Running has been given a 2018 Eunice L. Burns Environmental Awareness Award from the Ann Arbor Area Board of Realtors (AAABoR). I accepted the award at their annual meeting on January 10. I was nominated for theContinue reading “HPR Accepts Environmental Excellence Award”
- Happy Planet Running Receives Environmental Awareness Award!From the Totally Unexpected News desk: I’ve won an award! The Ann Arbor Area Board of Realtors (AAABoR) has selected HPR to receive its Eunice L. Burns Environmental Awareness Award for 2018. The award recognizes HPR for developing Zero Waste programs for local running events such as the Ann Arbor Marathon and the Dexter andContinue reading “Happy Planet Running Receives Environmental Awareness Award!”