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We have been doing our best to catalog Plogging articles from around the web.

Since the term was first coined, more and more ploggers have been popping up in every continent! The trend has helped all types of litter-pickers to speak out, come together, and do the dirty work. Massive organized events have taken place in Sweden, Italy, Spain, India, the Middle East and the United States. Click the headlines, pictures, and videos below to explore the stories in full on the news, TV, radio and blog sites where they were originally published.

Plogging cleanup activity held in San Fernando

SunStar Pampanga
June 4, 2022
San Fernando, Philippines

Tourists join Kensington Hotel beach ‘plogging’

Mariana’s Variety
May 26, 2022
Mariana Islands

Plogging For A Purpose – Fit And Clean India

Mumbai Live
May 3, 2022
Mumbai, India

Ever heard of ‘plogging’? It’s a fine outdoor experience

KTVZ NewsChannel 21
April 29, 2022
Oregon, United States

What the Heck is Plogging? A Group Was Recently Plogging in Portland

WJBQ 97.9
April 27, 2022
Oregon, United States

Student Eco-Warriors Go Plogging in Seoul for Earth Day

Business Korea
April 25, 2022
Seoul, Korea

Boise Nice holds first-ever plogging event to celebrate Earth Day

Idaho News 6
April 23, 2022
Idaho, United States

Israeli embassy celebrates Earth Day with plogging

Korea Times
April 22, 2022
Seoul, Korea

Youths sensitise people on environ through plogging

Times of India
April 18, 2022
Bhubaneswar, India

Celonis conducts plogging drive at Bengaluru’s Agara Lake

India CSR
April 16, 2022
Bangalore, India

Running The Green Mile With Erik Ahlstrom

Redbull
April 12, 2022
Turin, Italy

Newport Joggers Pick Up Over 125 Pounds Of Trash In Earth Month Plogging Event

Newport Buzz
April 11, 2022
Rhode Island, United States

Plogging: All about the latest fitness trend

Loop News
April 4, 2022
Cayman Islands, Caribbean

Plogging drive to be launched on Ganga bank

Times of India
April 1, 2022
Kanpur, India

Ploggers pitch in to clean up

Keys News
March 30, 2022
Florida, United States

Ploggers pick polythene from Visarjan Ghat of Ganga

Times of India
March 13, 2022
Ganga, India

‘Plogging’ champion brings craze to Bristol

University of Bristol
February 28, 2022
Bristol, Britain

Kolkata: Morning walkers go ‘plogging’ at Sarobar

Times of India
February 27, 2022
Kolkata, India

Pupils go ‘plogging’ to pick litter in Primrose Hill

Hampstead Highgate Express
February 11, 2022
London, England

Know a teen needing a summer job? WA state is taking applications now

Tri-City Herald
February 4, 2022
Washington, United States

Here’s Exactly How To Start Your “Plogging” Workout Journey Today

Eat This, Not That
February 1, 2022
United States, Global

‘Plogging’, Louisiana’s Next Great Outdoor Craze? We Hope So

97.3 The Dawg
February 1, 2022
Louisiana, United States

Plogging: A fitness trend that can benefit you and the environment

Times NOW News
January 31, 2022
National Capital Region, India

What “Plogging” Does To Your Body Makes It Such An Effective Workout

Eat This, Not That
January 29, 2022
United States

Plogging, jogging, and screaming moms blogging

FOX 2 Now
January 28, 2022
Missouri, United States

Vancouver man aims to collect 30,000 face masks while running

Runner’s World UK
January 25, 2022
British Columbia, Canada

“Plogging” in trend

SR 2 KulturRadio
January 25, 2022
Saarland, Germany

“Plogging” Will Be Your New Favorite Exercise To Do Outdoors

Eat This, Not That
January 24, 2022
United States

One Vancouver runner has taken ‘plogging’ to the next level

Running Magazine
January 21, 2022
British Columbia, Canada

Beach sweep: Long Islanders are on a mission to keep the coastline clean

Newsday
January 21, 2022
Long Island, United States

This weekend, ‘plogging’

ABC (Spanish Newspaper)
January 21, 2022
Madrid, Spain

Green Initiatives Thrive at Lebanon’s Holy Spirit University of Kaslik

Al-Fanar Media
January 20, 2022
Kaslik, Lebanon

Pune ploggers spew sarcasm at spitters and litterbugs

The Times of India
January 12, 2022
Pune, Maharashtra, India

Plogging Toward a Better World With Lindsay Buck

iRunFar
January 5, 2022
England

Plogging-Ethiopia: introducing an environmentally friendly pastime

The Ethiopian Herald
December 28, 2021
Ethiopia, Africa

Zuu and plogging: new fitness trends we’ll be embracing in 2022

The National News
December 3, 2021
United Arab Emirates

Plogging: Combining Fitness & Care For The Environment In Nigeria

Channels Television, Gist Nigeria
November 17, 2021
Nigeria, Africa

Plogging for the planet: Swedish pastime combines jogging with collecting litter, waste

Amherst Bulletin
October 25, 2021
Massachusetts, United States

Ploggers collect kilos of trash, but jog few kilometres

The Star
October 24, 2021
Penang, Malaysia

Sprint against litter: Delhi-NCR residents are now ‘plogging’ for cleaner India

The New Indian Express
October 20, 2021
Delhi-National Capital Region, India

Simple way to boost your health while helping the environment

The Weather Network
October 18, 2021
Canada

RPS Ploggers Club kicks of microplastic cleaning drive

Gulf Times
October 14, 2021
Doha, Qatar

Help Keep Albuquerque Beautiful during Junk Jog plogging event

KRQE Albuquerque
October 11, 2021
New Mexico, United States

Beloit ploggers pick up trash and exercise at the same time

WREX
August 3, 2021
Illinois, United States

Earth Day Events

Style Weekly
April 20, 2022
Virginia, United States

Plogging Is Our New Favorite Way to Get Outside

Outside
April 15, 2021
United States

“Plogging” their way to a cleaner Mathews, VA

Chesapeake Bay Magazine
April 11, 2021
Virginia, United States

#Trashtag

Chesapeake Bay Magazine
April 28, 2020
Pennsylvania, United States

#Trashtag: the eco-conscious social media challenge that’s gone viral

The National News
March 13, 2019
United Arab Emirates

Why plogging is the social media fitness craze that needs to catch on in the UAE

The National News
January 2, 2019
United Arab Emirates

Plogging: It’s all the rage for cleaning up your city while staying fit

The News Tribune
June 9, 2018
Florida, United States

Icelandic President found plogging at Presidential Residence

Iceland Monitor
March 26, 2018
Álftanes, Iceland

‘Plogging’ is 2018’s hottest new fitness trend

Buzz60, USA Today
February 16, 2018
New York, United States

Trail Running – “Plogging” with Team Nordic Trail

YouTube
August 3, 2017
Örebro, Sweden

Ploggers exercise for the environment

Sveriges Radio
July 25, 2017
Orebro, Sweden

David Sedaris? Who? Oh, you mean the local litter-picker

The Guardian
July 31, 2014
West Sussex, England

Garbage Truck Named After Author David Sedaris

Time
July 31, 2014
West Sussex, England

South Downs litter picker has truck named after him

West Sussex Gazette
July 28, 2014
West Sussex, England

Plogging News Archive 2022

Bristol ‘ploggers’ join efforts to clear streets of litter
BBC, 6.4.22

Youths join nature group to clear over 80kg of trash in ‘plogging’ event
Malay Mail, 6.4.22

Tourists join Kensington Hotel beach ‘plogging’
Mariana’s Variety, 5.26.22

This weekend, Adidas runners bring back ‘plogging’ to Manila
Spin.ph, 5.20.22

Plogging for Earth
Jackson Hole News & Guide, 5.18.22

Plogging cleanup activity held in San Fernando
SunStar Pampanga, 5.10.22

Plogging For A Purpose – Fit And Clean India
Mumbai Live, 5.3.22

Ever heard of ‘plogging’? It’s a fine outdoor experience
KTVZ NewsChannel 21, 4.29.22

Across mainland China, ‘plogging’ is all the rage as more people become eco-conscious
YP South China Morning Post, 4.28.22

What the Heck is Plogging? A Group Was Recently Plogging in Portland
WJBQ 97.9, 4.27.22

Innisfree Celebrated Earth Day With An Interactive Plogging Activity
APN News, 4.25.22

Student Eco-Warriors Go Plogging in Seoul for Earth Day
Business Korea, 4.25.22

Plogging, or picking up litter while jogging, popular among young in China
The Straits Times, 4.24.22

Boise Nice holds first-ever plogging event to celebrate Earth Day
Idaho News 6, 4.23.22

Israeli embassy celebrates Earth Day with plogging
Korea Times, 4.22.22

What is plogging? Outdoor enthusiast brings Swedish tradition to Collingwood
Simcoe, 4.20.22

Youths sensitise people on environ through plogging
Times of India, 4.18.22

Celonis conducts plogging drive at Bengaluru’s Agara Lake
India CSR, 4.16.22

Running The Green Mile With Erik Ahlstrom
Redbull, 4.12.22

Newport Joggers Pick Up Over 125 Pounds Of Trash In Earth Month Plogging Event
Newport Buzz, 4.11.22

Plogging: All about the latest fitness trend
Loop News, 4.04.22

Plogging drive to be launched on Ganga bank
Time of India, 4.01.22

Ploggers pitch in to clean up
Keys News, 3.30.22

The race with the glove in Monza: the plogging Giro d’Italia is coming
Il Giorno, 3.25.22

Zero Waste, No Waste, Much Haste
Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, 3.24.22

Student brings global ‘plogging’ scheme to Britain which sees people jog and pick up litter
SWNS, 3.13.22

Ploggers pick polythene from Visarjan Ghat of Ganga
Times of India, 3.13.22

Bristol plogger to fight climate change ‘one bit of plastic at a time’
BBC News, 3.7.22

What is ‘plogging’? The new way people are getting fit and cleaning up the streets
ITV, 3.6.22

Indian scholarship student Vivek Gurav brings ‘plogging’ craze to streets of Bristol
inews.co.uk, 3.4.22

‘Plogging’ champion brings craze to Bristol
Bristol University, 2.28.22

Kolkata: Morning walkers go ‘plogging’ at Sarobar
Times of India, 2.27.22

Meet ‘Pune Ploggers’, India’s Coolest Warriors Fighting Against Waste
Times Now News, 2.23.22

RPS Ploggers Club campaign focuses on environment protection
Gulf Times, 2.11.22

What is plogging and why should we all be doing it?
Yahoo, 2.10.22

Know a teen needing a summer job? WA state is taking applications now
Tri-City Herald, 2.4.22

Trainer Reveals The Best Tips To Make Your “Plogging” Workout A Success
Eat This, Not That, 2.3.22

Know a teen needing a summer job? WA state is taking applications now
Tri-City Herald, 2.4.22

Let’s Go Plogging!
94.9 WSJM, 2.1.22

Here’s Exactly How To Start Your “Plogging” Workout Journey Today
Eat This, Not That, 2.1.22

‘Plogging’, Louisiana’s Next Great Outdoor Craze? We Hope So
97.3 The Dawg, 2.1.22

#ChalkOfShame: Unique plogging campaign creates awareness about effects of cigarette butts, tobacco litter
The Indian Express, 2.1.22

Plogging: The eco-friendly workout everyone is raving about
News Bytes, 2.1.22

Plogging: A fitness trend that can benefit you and the environment
Times NOW News, 1.31.22

What “Plogging” Does To Your Body Makes It Such An Effective Workout
Eat This, Not That, 1.29.22

Vancouver man aims to collect 30,000 face masks while running
Runner’s World, 1.25.22

Asti protagonist in plogging with a stage of the first edition of the Giro d’Italia
ATNews, 1.25.22

“Plogging” in trend
SR 2 KulturRadio, 1.25.22

“Plogging” Will Be Your New Favorite Exercise To Do Outdoors
Eat This, Not That, 1.24.22

One Vancouver runner has taken ‘plogging’ to the next level
Running Magazine, 1.21.22

All The Benefits Of Plogging, TikTok’s Viral Jogging Trend
Bustle, 1.21.22

The Noplasticgirls strike again: the second stage of the first “Giro d’Italia di Plogging” will be in Valdobbiadene. An ecological morning in three itineraries
Qdpnews, 1.21.22

Beach sweep: Long Islanders are on a mission to keep the coastline clean
Newsday, 1.21.22

This weekend, ‘plogging’
ABC (Spanish Newspaper), 1.21.22

Green Initiatives Thrive at Lebanon’s Holy Spirit University of Kaslik
Al-Fanar Media, 1.20.22

Runner, the plogging Giro d’Italia starts on Sunday. Will you be there?
Runner’s World Italia, 1.20.22

Vallecamonica will also be a stage of the first Plogging Giro d’Italia
Voce Camuna, 1.19.22

‘Ploggers’ aim to keep Lexington beautiful
ABC 36 WTVQ, 1.15.22

Experts: Detox and digital Arctic tours will be popular after pandemic
TASS, 1.13.22

Pune ploggers spew sarcasm at spitters and litterbugs
The Times of India, 1.12.22

Gloucester volunteer litter picker says schools and shops must take action
BBC News, 1.3.22

Plogging Toward a Better World With Lindsay Buck
iRunFar, 1.5.22

Pune Ploggers Collect Over 450 Liquor Bottles, 25 KG Plastic Waste From Shaniwarwada
Punekar News, 1.3.22

10 alternative ways to get fit in the countryside, from plogging to barefoot rambling
Country Living, 1.2.22

Plogging News Archive 2021

Plogging my way through the pandemic with PPE a pervasive new source of plastic pollution
Ottowa Citizen, 12.29.21

Plogging-Ethiopia: introducing an environmentally friendly pastime
The Ethiopian Herald, 12.28.21

Zuu and plogging: new fitness trends we’ll be embracing in 2022
The National News, 12.3.21

Plogging: Combining Fitness & Care For The Environment In Nigeria
Channels Television Gist Nigeria, 11.17.21

Plogging: The New Swedish Trend comes to the Kentlands!
Kentlands Town Crier, 11.1.21

Plogging for the planet: Swedish pastime combines jogging with collecting litter, waste
Amherst Bulletin, 10.25.21

Ploggers collect kilos of trash, but jog few kilometres
The Star, 10.24.21

Sprint against litter: Delhi-NCR residents are now ‘plogging’ for cleaner India
The New Indian Express, 10.20.21

Simple way to boost your health while helping the environment
The Weather Network, 10.18.21

Plogging for the planet: Swedish pastime combines jogging with collecting litter, waste
Daily Hampshire Gazette, 10.15.21

RPS Ploggers Club kicks of microplastic cleaning drive
Gulf Times, 10.14.21

Help Keep Albuquerque Beautiful during Junk Jog plogging event
KQRE Alburqurque, 10.11.21

Businesses Turn to ‘Plogging’ for Better Marketing
The Korea Bizwire, 10.7.21

Beloit ploggers pick up trash and exercise at the same time
WREX Illinois, 8.3.21

Trash talk: What can we do about our pandemic litter problem?
Yahoo Life UK, 7.23.21

Runners take up ‘plogging’ to beautify Janesville
The Janesville Gazette, Wisconsin, 6.03.21

Have you tried Plogging?!
Tri247, 5.25.21

The beauty of plogging
Korea JoongAng Daily, 4.26.21

Earth Day Events
Style Weekly, 4.20.21

Want To Help Save The World? Go Plogging!
Kidzworld, 4.16.21

Plogging Is Our New Favorite Way to Get Outside
Outside, 4.15.21

“Plogging” their way to a cleaner Mathews, VA
Chesapeake Bay Magazine, 4.11.21

Montgomery County Kicks Off Earth Day With “Plogging” Challenge
The MoCo Show, 4.1.21

Planting, ‘Plogging’ and Sunsets: How to Enjoy That Extra Hour of Daylight
The New York Times, 3.11.21

Plogging News Archive 2019

Ploggers clean up Nagawara Lake
Bangalore Mirror, 5.31.19

Have you tried plogging, the Instagram trend that might be the sustainable sport of the future?
Fast Company, 5.18.19

Inside the “Plogging” Movement
Sierra Club, 5.14.19

New Scrabble words get the ‘OK’
Business Times, 5.4.19

‘Plogging’ craze goes global as fitness fanatics take out the trash
Channel News Asia, 4.28.19

Eco-friendly fitness craze ‘plogging’ combines jogging with effort to clean up environment
ABC7, 4.26.19

Missoula joggers go “plogging” to help the environment
ABC Fox Montana, 4.25.19

When Mumbaikars went plogging at Juhu Beach
Times of India, 4.22.19

Beautify your running trail by ‘plogging’
WTSP St. Persburg FL, 4.22.19

Mumbaikars go plogging for Earth Day
Times of India, 4.22.19

Plogging, bicycling 2 ways environmentally conscious Lancaster County residents observe Earth Day
LancasterOnline, 4.22.19

People spend Easter Sunday plogging in the city
CBS Charlottesville VA, 4.21.19

Easter alternative: Plogging
CBS Charlottesville VA, 4.19.19

Vegan Milk Brand Silk Petitions Olympic Committee to Make “Plogging” a Sport in 2028 Games
VegNews, 4.17.19

Silk rallies support to make sustainability-focused ‘plogging’ an Olympic sport
Industry Dive, 4.16.19

Silk® Leads Earth Month Efforts to Make Plogging an Official Event at the 2028 Summer Olympic Games in Los Angeles
PRNewsWire, 4.15.19

Plogging: A Fun Activity For Earth Day And Every Day
DOGOnews, 4.12.19

Plogging: New Fitness Craze Helps People Keep Fit While Cleaning Up Environment
Spectrum News 1, 3.29.19

‘Plogging’ fitness craze comes to Cleveland, group hopes to clean up littered streets
ABC5 Cleveland, 3.27.19

What Is Plogging? Growing Movement Of Joggers Picking Up Trash
NBC News Los Angeles, 3.24.19

#Trashtag: the eco-conscious social media challenge that’s gone viral
The National News, 3.13.19

Viral Internet Challenge is Spurring People Around the World to Pick Up Tons of Trash and Then Snap Photos
Good News Network, 3.13.19

A new fitness trend is sweeping across the world one piece of trash at a time.
KOLD News 13, 2.20.19

FIRST EVER PLOGGING PARTY IN KOTHNUR!
News9, 2.16.19

Rules for plogging in New York City
Leadership and the Environment, 1.17.19

‘Plogging’ picks up steam – and trash – worldwide.
Christian Science Monitor, 1.9.19

Why plogging is the social media fitness craze that needs to catch on in the UAE
The National News, 1.2.19

Plogging News Archive 2018

How plogging turns an ordinary workout into a ‘treasure hunt’
PBS, 11.23.18

How the Mail helped to coin the word of the year
Daily Mail, 11.7.18

‘Single-use’ is Collins’ word of the year for 2018
CNN, 11.6.18

Drive to the Plastic Free City Cleanup Program
Prajavani, 11.4.18

Talkin’ Birds: The Damage Of Plastics
NPR, 8.25.18

Saving the Planet and Your Glutes
The New Yorker, 8.13.18

Plogging? You know, when you jog and pick up litter at the same time
IndyStar, 7.15.18

Plogging: Germans take to the new eco-friendly fitness craze
Deutsche Welle, 6.15.18

Plogging: It’s all the rage for cleaning up your city while staying fit
The News Tribune, 6.9.18

The Fitness Craze of Plogging: What You Need to Know About This Eco-Friendly Exercise
Lifeway Kefir, 5.17.18

THANK YOU, BRITAIN!
Daily Mail, 5.14.18

What You Need to Know About ‘Plogging,’ The New Eco-Friendly Fitness Craze
Self, 5.11.18

Plogging: A light run with big impact on litter
SFGate, 5.8.18

Swedish ‘plogging’ fitness craze is now sweeping the streets in Canada
Global News, 4.3.18

Plogging: Workout plan that can save planet
Deccan Chronicle, 3.29.18

A ‘dirty’ way to get ‘fit’: Go plogging instead of jogging in India
The Indian Express, 3.29.18

Plogging: The Popular New Eco-Friendly Workout
The Independent, 3.28.18

Icelandic President found plogging at Presidential Residence
Iceland Monitor, 3.26.18

Grab your running shoes – and a bag – to go plogging
Active For Life, 3.22.18

Good for You, Good for the Environment: ‘Plogging’ Combines Jogging With Picking Up Trash
Mental Floss, 3.21.18

Try plogging instead of jogging
Carroll County Times, 3.18.18

Care to Go ‘Plogging’?
AARP, 3.2.18

Pick Up Trash While You Exercise. It’s Called Plogging.
CityLab, 3.1.18

I Tried Plogging, The Swedish Fitness Craze That Involves Literal Garbage
Men’s Health, 2.26.18

‘Plogging’ is the Swedish fitness craze for people who want to save the planet. It’s making its way to the U.S.
Washington Post, 2.23.18

A rubbish way to get fit – why I loved going ‘plogging’
The Guardian, 2.19.18

‘Plogging’ is 2018’s hottest new fitness trend
USA Today Buzz60, 2.16.18

‘Plogging’ — jogging while picking up trash — is 2018’s hottest fitness trend
MarketWatch, 2.15.18

‘Plogging’ trend combines fitness and cleaning
Fox News, 2.14.18

Plogging: the fitness trend with a social conscience
The Age, 2.6.18

The New Fitness Craze Called “Plogging” Will Save Your Life And The Environment
BuzzFeed, 2.3.18

New Swedish Fitness Trend, “Plogging,” Combines Jogging with Picking Up Litter
Core77, 2.2.18

Is ‘plogging’ the most 2018 fitness trend yet?
The Telegraph, 2.1.18

Plogging is the latest Scandinavian lifestyle trend to rock your world
BBC, 1.30.18