How To Make Your Camping Trip Eco-Friendly

Torontonians love getting out of the city for a little exposure to nature and to fill their lungs with a little fresh air. But how can you make sure you’re not taking a little too much big city to your campsite?

Here are a few tips to make your time in the great outdoors a little more green:

Non-Toxic Sunscreen

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By choosing a chemical-free sunscreen, you can help keep from polluting the water as you swim and bathe in the great outdoors!


Natural Bug Repellent

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Made from essential oils, Citrobug is a great way to beat the bugs without the DEET


Biodegradable Shampoo and Conditioner

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Keep your hair AND the waterways clean with The Soapworks Shampoo and Conditioner bar


Natural Toothpaste

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This all-natural, biodegradable, fluoride-free toothpaste will keep the fish oh-so happy


After-Sun and Soap in One!

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Keep your sun-kissed skin supple and your body clean with this biodegradable aloe vera soap


Dealing With Scrapes And Cuts

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Everything in Sigrid Naturals‘ products comes from the garden, so it can return safely to the garden. Try Sigrid’s Comfrey Healing Salve to clear up those unfortunate cuts, scrapes, and blisters. She also has several other skin-care options, each of which is as natural as this one. (Seriously – you can eat her products they’re so natural!)


Packing Snacks

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If you don’t have space for a reusable container, consider replacing your plastic bags with these biodegradable paper options. Mother Nature will never even know you were snacking in her backyard!


Now get out there and have some good, clean, GREEN fun!

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