Camping Tips: Managing Waste

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One important aspect of camping is how to manage your waste produced.  Here are some great articles on how to manage and reduce your waste.

Managing Waste While Camping

When preparing for upcoming camping trips, it’s important to know how to properly manage waste produced while camping. Sometimes, it’s a matter of safety. … Home Outdoor & Recreation Backpacking, Hiking & Camping …

Publish Date: 04/08/2010 15:23

Managing Your Large Family Trash Disposal Whether Camping, or at

Teach your children while they are young not to waste things like paper, and to make an effort to reduce their own personal trash amounts. You will be raising some very conscientious kids into some very responsible adults that may be …

Publish Date: 08/23/2010 8:10

Eco-friendly Camping Tips | Ultimate Camping Guide

When washing yourself or dishes while camping, it is important that the water you are rinsing away is not harmful. Find soaps that are biodegradable so that they are less likely to contaminate streams or harm animals that may drink from them. … Bury any human and pet waste thoroughly, including toilet paper. Additionally, take care to avoid causing a wilderness fire. Create a contained fire pit with stones to help keep flames contained. Make sure your fire is completely …

Publish Date: 08/21/2010 9:50


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