A beautiful Fourth of July, perfect for a morning 5K, viewing a parade, and then spending the day eating and hanging out with family and friends. What could be better than that? All that, plus nearly zero waste at the race!
The 2018 T-Rex Triathlon series kicks off with the Triceratops on a beautiful June evening. Last year we averaged over 95 percent landfill diversion over the three events. Would we be able to continue that level of performance?
Two events one week apart, with similarly spectacular Zero Waste results. “Practically perfect” – how else can you describe total landfill trash that fits in a baggie?
Zero Waste comes to the Island Lake Triathlon, and despite some challenges, “racks up” another terrific result!
A beautiful run through “Tree Town” should include good environmental practices. And so it did! Read on to see how despite some challenges, the total landfill waste could be lifted with one finger!
What more appropriate day than Mother’s Day to celebrate Mother Earth by having a 5K that was about as close to true zero waste as you can get? Read on to see how we did it!
An organization dedicated to empowering girls and encouraging them to run decides to go Zero Waste for its annual 5K events. Happy Planet Running and Zero Waste Washtenaw were happy to step up to help. How well did we succeed, given some nasty weather and so many runners? Really well! See below.
A small school dedicated to student involvement and sustainable practices decides to host a 5K. Naturally, they want it to be done in line with their guiding principles. Who they gonna call? Happy Planet Running, of course! And how did it go? Read on!