As responsible travelers, protecting the world we play in is of utmost importance. I know I’m on top of my recycling, composting and all-around greenie habits when I’m on my home turf, but it’s easy to get lost in the relaxation and freedom of a vacation and forget that everything we do while on the road has an effect on the world. So, here are 5 ways that you can help ensure that you continue those green habits you have at home while traveling the globe.
Whether you’re visiting one of the most unique, exotic places in the world or you’re just adventuring through your own backyard, there’s no question that the fragile beauty of the world should be handled with love. Keeping the Earth just the way you found it is something to be proud of, but making it a better place for future explorers means so much more.
The ocean is filled with garbage created and displaced by humans. In fact, there is a garbage patch floating around the Pacific Ocean that is TWICE the size of Texas! This garbage comes from land and ends up re-depositing on beaches and waterfronts all over the world.