Getting On and Taking Advantage

A warm welcome to the readers of RunBikeThrow, my blog, and Happy Planet Running, my Zero Waste business website. I hope you are well and staying safe through all this. The RBT family – me, my wife Joyce, and my daughters and their partners, and my siblings and their families, are all fine and doingContinue reading “Getting On and Taking Advantage”

2019 HPR Annual Activity Report

What a year! 41 events supported, and an average landfill diversion rate of over 95 percent with no waste sent to incineration. According to the Zero Waste International Alliance, and as a commonly used definition, a diversion rate of over 90 percent is considered “zero waste.” Many thanks to my clients RF Events, Epic Races,Continue reading “2019 HPR Annual Activity Report”

Plastic Recycling Gets A Boost, and More

Some really good things have been happening recently with plastic recycling. And a few of them relate directly to the plastic we consume and discard at running events. Even at the Zero Waste events I work at and/or run in, plastic remains highly used, from water bottles and jugs to coffee and beer cups, disposableContinue reading “Plastic Recycling Gets A Boost, and More”