Anthony Roux launches 'my own journey' campaign to battle littering: 'Many complain but do not act'

The Groupama-FDJ rider grew tired of seeing rubbish strewn on the sides of roads while riding

Anthony Roux my own journey Groupama-FDJ
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Anthony Roux has started an initiative to encourage people to pick up litter from the sides of roads, after getting annoyed with seeing the same discarded rubbish while out on his bike rides near his home in south-eastern France.

The Groupama-FDJ rider has turned his Twitter account name into mon parcours propre by Anthony Roux, which means 'my own journey'. He started the initiative last winter as he grew increasingly frustrated with the state of rubbish on the sides of roads, especially after summer when tourists had left.

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Ryan is a staff writer for Cycling Weekly, having joined the team in September 2021. He first joined Future in December 2020, working across FourFourTwo, Golf Monthly, Rugby World and Advnture's websites, before making his way to cycling. After graduating from Cardiff University with a degree in Journalism and Communications, Ryan earned a NCTJ qualification to further develop as a writer.