Affordable, Eco-Friendly Camping | Lets Go Caravan and Camping

Affordable, Eco-Friendly Camping

Category: Inspiration, News, Date: 17 February 2023

How do you stay eco-friendly while camping? Tell us in the comments.

Camping is an excellent way to reconnect with nature, so it’s important to always look after your surroundings and do your best to minimise your environmental impact.

A common misconception is that being eco-friendly isn’t always affordable- so we’re here to show you some cheap ways to make your next camping trip more eco-friendly.

Check them out here:

Use reusable dishes and utensils

One simple way to be more mindful of the environment while camping is to pack reusable dishes and utensils.

There is now a variety of options, with some made of materials like bamboo or stainless steel.

Not only is this great for the environment, but ultimately it eases the burden on the hip pocket, too.

Bring a water filtration system

Instead of buying bottled water, bring on your inner Bear Grylls and bring a water filtration system to purify water from natural sources like a nearby river or lake.

Invest in a good thermal water bottle to keep your water hot or cold all throughout the day- with no extra stress on the environment.

Check out the Dometic Thermal Water Bottle here.

Use biodegradable soap

When it comes to getting clean, we often pick up the first bar of soap we see in the supermarket.

Why not opt for a biodegradable soap option so you can wash your dishes without introducing harmful chemicals into the ecosystem.

This goes for dishwashing soap, too!

Hire a campervan

Campervans are a fantastic way to reduce your impact on the environment.

Caravans and RVs are built to be efficient and eco-friendly, so if you have the budget- utilise it!

If you haven’t got a caravan, consider hiring one with Camplify.

Pack out what you pack in

Always remember to leave your campsite exactly how you found it.

The more you leave behind, the more likely your rubbish is to be consumed by the local wildlife or simply pollute the area.

It’s always important to minimise your impact on the environment as much as possible.

Dispose of your rubbish correctly, and assign a recycling and general rubbish bin when you first set up camp if there isn’t already one.


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