Most of us have developed pretty good systems for recycling and composting at home, but recycling on the go is a different story. This typically requires advance planning and foresight, which starts with booking hotels, planning meals, and packing reusable food and beverage containers. Follow these tips to keep your waste reduction efforts up while on the move.
Bring Snacks and Water in Reusable Containers
Food and water consumption accounts for a lot of single-use packaging. If you are going on a trip, plan ahead by bringing reusable food containers, travel mugs and water bottles. Bringing some or all of your food helps cut waste and save money because a lot of travel foods come with lots of packaging. You can then refill your mugs and water bottles on your trip. Some restaurants may even let you get food to go with your containers.
Bring Bags to Collect Recyclables
It can be difficult to find recycling bins on the go, especially if you aren’t familiar with the area. If you are driving on your trip, bring bags or bins to collect your recyclables and possibly even your food waste scraps for composting.
Stay in a Hotel with Recycling Services
If you are planning to stay in a hotel, do a bit of planning. Before…