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Triathlete’s Guide to Going Green

  • By Triathlete.com
  • Published Aug 22, 2011

Run Green

Run in eco-friendly sneakers like Brooks’ Green Silence ($100) with its biodegradable midsole, water-based adhesives, soy-based inks and 75 percent post-consumer recycled materials. Newton Running also sports a number of environmentally friendly shoe and packaging attributes, such as 100 percent recycled yarn laces and webbing material, the elimination of hang-tags and 100 percent post-consumer recycled shoeboxes. Brooksrunning.com, Newtonrunning.com

Donate your old shoes to Soles4Souls, an organization that provides new and used footwear to people in need. Soles4souls.org

Hold valuables in an Armpocket ($26.95–$34.95), a sweat-proof holder made with recycled water bottles and natural bamboo rayon. Armpocket.com

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