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Time For Your Hobby

Apr 2019

Ep.31 Healthy Body, Healthy World (Alex - Plogging)

April 7, 2019

(Alex - Plogging)

On this episode I had the honor to have Alex as my guest. He shared with me his interest in plogging as his hobby.

If you want to learn more about Alex and his pure goal to clean up the world you follow him on instagram  @planetplogging https://www.instagram.com/planetplogging/

If you have any more questions about plogging you think I missed, you are always welcome to contact Alex at planetplogging@gmail.com to get more information.

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Thank you,


Time stamp:
00:27 - Intro
00:56 - Who is Alex?
01:57 - What is plogging?
02:45 - Who introduced you to plogging?
04:24 - Does picking up trash slow down your jogging?
05:18 - You have a trash picker upper?
05:44 - What kind of equipment do you tend to bring with you?
06:28 - Your fiance does it with your as well?
06:46 - How long does a normal plogging session last for you?
07:25 - Do you do the same route or different routes?
08:09 - Do you guys have an app on your phone that keeps track of where you’ve been?
08:40 - Is it harder to do it during the winter time?
09:11 - Do you prefer plogging alone or with other people?
09:57 - Did you ever make a competition out of it?
10:13 - What are some common and uncommon things you can find?
12:01 - Talk about how trash is handled in Japan
13:05 - Do you also pick up cigarette butts?
13:42 - What would you say is the best thing about plogging on a personal level?
15:31 - What was your biggest challenge when you first started plogging?
17:14 - What are your current challenges?
17:53 - Has plogging ever helped you out when you are stressed?
19:31 - Talking about his clean house?
19:51 - Has plogging ever stressed you out?
21:09 - What are some misconceptions about plogging?
22:08 - How did plogging have an impact on your perspective on life?
23:08 - Talking about reusable straws
24:56 - Are you part of any organizations?
25:47 - How popular is plogging in your area?
27:01 - Do you want to present your hobby to the world or use it as an escape from reality?
27:53 - Do you have any word of advice for anyone who might be interested in it?
28:32 - Talking about introducing plogging in schools.
32:16 - Do you have any links or websites you would like to share?
33:55 - Do you have any questions for me about plogging?
35:30 - Outro