Based on the interest shown by people, I decided to write more on this topic. So let’s answer some important questions below:
Who started Plogging?
Erik Ahlström started plogging in 2016! He started plogging in Stockholm (the capital city of Sweden) when he moved from Åre ski resort.
Erik has a website Plogga, which is used for organizing plogging activities and encouraging volunteers. You can become a member here. And here is a link to his LinkedIn profile. I respect what he does so much that I feel like dedicating a full blog post to his BIO.
What does Plogging mean? My last blog post talked more on this, click to read.
How Can I Safely Pick Up Litters While Jogging?
To pick up litter either in your neighborhood or along the road, you must take some precautions while doing that. Some of the few but very important safety tips are:
Recommendation: Some people do not have the free time for plogging but how about donations. Have you thought about donating to plogging clubs? It is also a form of volunteerism. You can either donate plogging materials or funds. Think about it! Watch out for the next post on Plogging Clubs in Sweden and Plogging Programmes in various countries.
Master student in Media and Communication at Lund University. The author holds a bachelor’s degree in Mass Communication Studies from the University of Ilorin. Titilope is an Editorial Director at 180 Degrees Consulting Lund.