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Packing for A More Eco-Conscious Vacation

When we are on holiday, we may have the tendency to cut ourselves some slack with our diet and spending habits. If there’s one thing we should not compromise, however, it’s our sustainable practices. Considering the carbon footprint our plane ride might have left on the planet, it’s even more necessary that we take intentional steps to lower our environmental impact in other ways. Here are a few for starters: Refillable water bottle More often than not we end up buying plastic water bottles while we are travelling. Or perhaps it is what the hotel or travel agency provided. Now that’s not going to solve the plastic crisis we are facing. Bringing your own water bottle really helps to reduce plastic consumption and waste, and help manage pollution, especially in places that are nearby rivers and beaches. No excuses for being in areas where tap water is not safe; it’s not that difficult to boil your own water. I notice that in recent years, some hotels have started to provide potable water in reusable glass …