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Bengaluru’s first ‘plog run’: People pick up plastic waste on morning run

Oct 2, 2018 – Starting at 7 am from MG Road, the ‘ploggers’ covered 3 km through Church Street and Brigade Road, before circling back to their starting point. … On Tuesday morning, Bhagyamma, a pourakarmika from Dasarahalli in Bengaluru, occupied a quiet spot outside Mahatma Gandhi Park in the …Read More »

Bengaluru Plog Run on Gandhi Jayanthi to make city plastic-free

Bengaluru will be hosting a plog run on October 2- Gandhi Jayanthi, with a mission to make a plastic-free city. GO Native in collaboration with Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP), United Way Bengaluru, Namma Nimma Cycle Foundation and Let’s Be The Change are organizing…..Read More »

BBMP's ‘Plog Run’ is a Guinness record

The Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) on Sunday officially received the Guinness Book of World Records certificate for the most plastic bottles (33,355.55 kg) collected for recycling in 12 hours.On October 2, the BBMP, along with NGOs Go Native, Namma Nimma Cycle Foundation and Let’s Be The Change, conducted the Plog Run, a Swedish concept….Read More »

Plog Run in Bengaluru on Tuesday

The Garden City will host its first Plog Run on October 2, on the occasion of Gandhi Jayanthi. Around 5,500 people are expected to participate in the Bengaluru Plog Run to be held in 50 locations across the city. The first of its kind, plogging combines the traditional marathon with the need to pick up plastic waste thrown in public spaces.Read More »

Plog run to be held after IPL matches to spread awareness in Bengaluru

BENGALURU: With the IPL season in, the vicinity of M Chinnaswamy stadium was dotted with placards, IPL merchandise, papers and plastic in the wee hours of March 29.Hours after the first late night match in Bengaluru, areas around the stadium including Cubbon Park, the pavement in front of HAL corporate headquarters…Read More »

Bengaluru hosts its first Plog Run to create awareness against use of plastic

Thousands of citizens participate in the run on Mahatma Gandhi’s birthday, collect plastic from public areas. “Pick,run, jog, plog,” chanted a mascot, wearing a bright orange bib with students, volunteers and the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (city civic body) commissioner joining in to pledge to declog Bengaluru’s…Read More »

Bengaluru Plog Run

Bengaluru Plog Run combines jogging with picking up dry plastic waste, in an effort to make Bengaluru a cleaner city.Hosted on the 2nd of October 2018, BPR is an initiative by Go Native and Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike in association with Namma Nimma Cycle Foundation, Lets be the Change and United Way (Bengaluru), which aims to bring about a change…Read More »

Detox Bengaluru with Plog Run on October 2, 2018, register now!

The unprecedented growth of Bengaluru city has led to many complex problems. Out of the many problems that the city is facing, littering and the plastic waste problem are  most concerning. On this Gandhi Jayanthi (October 2, 2018), with a mission to make Bengaluru a plastic-free City, GO Native in collaboration…Read More »

Plog Away Laziness And Trash At This Run For Gandhi Jayanthi

Bengaluru is gearing up for its first ever Plog Run. Plogging, the Swedish workout that combines exercise and waste picking (which ends up being a full body workout by the end of it) is the answer we all need to shape up (ourselves) and clear out all the trash on the roads. This edition is organised by Go Native…Read More »

BENGALURU PLOG RUN

Bengaluru Plog Run is an initiative by Go Native and Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike, in association with Let’s Be The Change, Namma Nimma Cycle Foundation and United Way (Bengaluru) that aims at bringing about a change in lifestyles from within the community, in the city of Bengaluru. Hosted on the 2nd of October 2018 and across 50+ localities in and around the city, BPR encourages everyone to step out…Read More »

BBMP's Bengaluru Plog Run set to enter the Guinness World Records

Bengaluru’s own inaugural “Plog Run”—a Swedish trend that has joggers picking up garbage as they run — has set a new world record. The Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) organised an event on Tuesday, 2 October, and managed to collect about 33.4 tonnes of plastic waste, which was picked up by volunteer joggers in 50 locations across the city…Read More »

Bengaluru sees first Plog Run, more in the offing

A term created by Swedish runners, a Plog Run is a marathon where the participants, armed with plog kits, also pick up plastic waste dotting the streets.According to the organisers, over 7,000 participants took part in the run. The main run was flagged off from MG Road by the BBMP Commissioner. Other runs look place in areas like Banaswadi, Whitefield, Basavanagudi, Electronics City and other parts of the city…Read More »

Bengaluru Plog Run: An initiative to curb plastic pollution

In a bid to clean the plastic waste in the city, a plog run event will be organised in Bengaluru on October 2. The event is aimed at making city plastic free by jogging and picking up dry plastic litter.Cleaning plastic waste is of utmost importance as it takes hundreds of years for plastic to decompose…Read More »

Bengaluru Hosted The First Ever ‘Plog Run’ Ended Up Making A World Record.

The Garden City hosted its first Plog Run on October 2, on the occasion of Gandhi Jayanthi. Around 5,500 people participated in the Bengaluru Plog which held in 50 locations across the city. The first of its kind, plogging combines the traditional marathon with the need to pick up plastic waste thrown in public spaces…Read More »

Kashmir To Kanyakumari, 50 Cities & 2.5 Lakh Indians Set For India’s Largest Plog Run!

Taking the concept of ‘My Garbage, My Responsibility’ to a whole new level, plogging is aggressively becoming a fitness fad across the world. The act of picking up trash while jogging to clean up the littered streets is a sure shot sign that citizens are increasingly becoming aware of plastic pollution…Read More »

Bengaluru celebrates Gandhi Jayanti with plog run

A host of events ranging from plog run, operation clean-up, spinning the charkha (wheel) and a photo expo marked the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi in this tech hub on Tuesday…Read More »

Bengaluru celebrates Gandhi Jayanti with plog run

A host of events ranging from plog run, operation clean-up, spinning the charkha (wheel) and a photo expo marked the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi in this tech hub on Tuesday.Read More »

Bengaluru Plog Run

In a bid to clean the plastic waste in the city, a plog run event will be organised in Bengaluru on October 2. The event is aimed at making city plastic free by jogging and picking up dry plastic litter.Cleaning plastic waste is of utmost importance…Read More »