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An Easy Way to Purify Water: Grayl

The people who have set me up with a GRAYL water purifier twice probably don’t want me to start off this post with an ugly photo of garbage, so I’ll put that further down. When you look at that pile of
water purfier for travelers Lifestraw kit

The Ultimate Guide to the Best Water Purifiers for Travelers

If you want to be a responsible traveler, the first step is one of the easiest: get a travel water filter. If you are buying bottled water all the time as you travel around the world, you are a walking environmental
Using a water purifier for sustainable travel

What Does It Take to Be an Eco-Friendly Traveler?

I have been writing about eco-friendly travel since back when I was doing magazine stories pre-internet. All along on this blog I’ve done regular rants on the evils of single-use plastic water bottles that mostly end up in our waterways. So
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How to Avoid Shoving Tons of Plastic in Mother Nature’s Mouth

When it comes to the worldwide garbage problem and the giant gyres of waste floating around our oceans, are you part of the problem or a part of the solution? If you buy just two single-use plastic bottles a day and