Posts in Sustainability
Viridian Range: Handmade Jewelry Found & Forged On the Road

I’ve been wanting to make my own jewelry for a while, but this particular style – patinaing salvaged bullet casings all started with boondocking.

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Tough Decision: Electric Mini Tank Or Point Of Use Water Heater In An RV?

Slapping some solar panels on your rig to charge your laptop or run a TV is great, but when you start trying to replace propane-powered appliances, like an electric water heater, things get a lot harder. It can definitely be done, though – the Toaster is rolling proof!

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Coco Pith vs. Peat Moss: Which Is More Sustainable To Use In Composting Toilets?

Coco pith is made from the outer husk of coconuts, something that’s otherwise just thrown away, while peat moss is harvested from slow growing peatlands. It seems obvious which one is more sustainable, but you may be surprised by the truth just like I was.

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Where To Responsibly Empty Your Composting Toilet

Is it time to empty out your composting toilet and you’re not quite sure what to do with the pee and poop in there? You’ve probably heard/read a lot of conflicting information about where you can and can’t empty your toilet. Let's clear things up!

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How Can We Afford Lithium Batteries?

Every time I come across RVers who have switched to lithium batteries, the first question that comes to mind is: how the heck can they afford lithium batteries? It’s no secret that they are expensive! Lithium batteries can cost anywhere from $5,000 to $8,000. So then, how the hell did we afford them?

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Sustainable Toothpastes: Hello Vs. Tom's Of Maine

So what happens when you email a company telling them why you chose not to buy their product? In this particular case, I ended up exchanging emails with the CEO of the company. Not what I was expecting. But it helped me decide between using Hello or Tom's of Maine products.

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How The Road Changed Us: Becoming Vegetarians

Now more than ever, our environment needs more defenders. We thought that living in an all solar rig and driving on waste vegetable oil was doing our part. But our vegan road friends, Backroad Bennetts, had us watch Cowspiracy. This documentary made us realize what we eat, specifically meat, has a much bigger impact on the environment than any other aspect of our lives.

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6 Things You Can Always Recycle - Even On The Road

We all know that recycling can be really confusing: what can be recycled and how should it be recycled? These common questions cause two unwanted things to happen: people improperly recycle and people stop recycling. Both are equally bad. I've compiled a list to help clarify the correct items to recycle, and right ways to do it.

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