Traveler's guide. Event: athletic. Stage: during.

During the Event

  1. Choose organic, local, vegetarian.

    Once you're at the athletic event, food choices may be your biggest impact.

  2. A scattered orange peel takes six months to decompose!

    Use the compost bin wisely.

    Hopefully you know the recycling basics, but be careful for compostable look-alikes: send clear "plastic" cups made from cornstarch into the ground, not ruining the plastic recycling stream. Act »A quick way to volunteer at an event -- find some sticks, and post a bottle above the recycling, a compostable cup above its home...

  3. Camping? Leave No Trace!

    If camping, leave the space better than you found it: