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9 WAYS CAMPERS ARE GOING OUT OF THEIR WAY TO LOWER THEIR CARBON FOOTPRINT

These days, more than ever, we’re more conscious of our carbon footprint. And we should be. As environmentalists like to say, “There is no Planet B.” But how can campers, many of whom drive big rigs, lessen the toll their trips take on the environment? Easy. There are hundreds of ways to be more eco-conscious when you camp. Here are a few things your fellow campers are already doing in an effort to be more sustainable while still enjoying Mother Nature.

1. USING FILTERED WATER INSTEAD OF BOTTLED WATER

Diane Vukovic, founder of Mom Goes Camping, has been camping since she was a toddler. Currently, she spends her free time taking her two daughters on outdoor adventures. One thing they never do while camping, however, is buy bottled water. The 36-year-old knows that even if plastic bottles get recycled, there’s still the carbon footprint left by having to produce and recycle them. Instead, her family uses water bottles with filters. They can literally drink water from anywhere. Her favorite is the Sawyer Mini (which is just $21 and has more than 30,300 reviews on Amazon).

Continue reading the complete article on the ways campers are lowering their carbon footprint, written by Katie Jackson here.

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October 20, 2023

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Katie Jackson

Katie Jackson is a writer and media specialist based in Montana’s Big Sky Country. Living and working everywhere from New York to Nicaragua, Katie is no stranger to adventure. When she’s not traveling the world (or writing about it!) she’s busy chasing after a Leonberger named Zeus. Follow Katie’s travels on Instagram @katietalkstravel.

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