How you can make exercise eco-friendly

Thursday, November 5, 2009

-- Join D.C. Trash Runners. The next meetup of this litter-pickup running group is Saturday at 10 a.m. at the Woodley Park Metro station.

-- Recycle your clothes. Atayne offers a take-back program for past-their-prime polyester tops from any company. Download the form at, mail it with your shirt to Atayne (110 Marginal Way, No. 967, Portland, Maine 04101), and you'll score a $5 discount on your next Atayne purchase. Got old shoes? Donate them at Pacers (, the local running store chain, to support the Perpetual Prosperity Pumps Foundation, which helps rural African farmers.

-- Support green businesses. A $13 annual membership with Live Green ( gets you discounts at the area's most environmentally friendly spots, including several yoga studios, and you can get $10 off a membership to the Washington Area Bicyclist Association.

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