In celebration of Storm Water Awareness Week, October 18-24, 2020, Montgomery Energy Connection will launch the #MontgomeryPlogs Challenge in partnership with the Montgomery County Watershed Restoration, a program of Montgomery County Department of Environmental Protection.
Plogging is a wacky way of saying “pick up litter while you jog or walk”. Plogging was invented by Swedish outdoorsman and environmentalist Erik Ahlström. The phrase plogging comes from plocka, the Swedish word for pick up. Plogging is an eco-friendly exercise that involves picking up trash while jogging or walking as a way to clean up litter while also taking care of your health.
Our social media campaign, #MontgomeryPlogs will go live from October 18th – 24th, 2020 and be featured on the Montgomery Energy Connection Instagram(@mcenergyconnection) account and MCDEP accounts. Simply share a photo of your plogging in Montgomery County to be entered in a drawing to receive a Plog-Along Pack! Drawings will be held daily for the first week (October 18 – October 24, 2020) and then continue monthly through August 2021.
To be eligible, you must either tag our account (@mcenergyconnection) or use our hashtag #MontgomeryPlogs when you share your photos on Instagram. You can also submit your photos to email@example.com (or click the ‘Email’ button in our profile).
To raise awareness about stormwater pollution while providing Montgomery County residents a fun opportunity to help clean up litter from streams, stormwater ponds, etc. The #MontgomeryPlogs Challenge is a campaign meant to continue after the kick-off week, the idea is to incentivize people to make picking up litter a habit to prevent stormwater pollution
Guess you will have to join the #MontogmeryPlogs Challenge to find out!
We can show you one item: The Original Plogging Bag!