We live on a planet that has a mass of 5,940,000,000,000,000,000,000 metric tons, with a circumference of about 25,000 miles and a wonderfully complex, yet fragile ecosystem.
Our Earth is worth protecting and every positive action (big or small) helps. We show you how to make your own natural RV cleaning products, reducing your reliance on harsh chemical solutions. Give our 30 tips a go and minimize your environmental impact while RVing. Reduce your fuel consumption and both the planet and your wallet will thank you. Get inspired by Brian Brawdy, our very own eco RV crusader. Above all, teach your kids to care for the environment.
As a wise person once said, we do not inherit the earth from our ancestors, we borrow it from our children.
Brian Brawdy - Eco RV Crusader
After having retired from a long career as a New York undercover cop Brawdy was at a crossroads in his life. What to do next? He found inspiration in outdoor travel and created a personal challenge for himself: fashion an RV that runs off solar and wind power.
Spice up your next RV meal
Are you running out of ideas for easy cooking? Are you tired of eating the same repetitive fare? Are you craving a hint of spice? Why not give Indian cuisine a try? We'll show you how to spice up your next RV meal.
30 ways to reduce your environmental impact while RVing
One of the great joys of going on an RV road trip is experiencing the sights, sounds and beauty of nature. Whether it is the simple pleasure of sitting around a campfire on a beautiful, starry night, or taking in grand landscape views of canyons, lakes, or oceans, these experiences serve as a constant reminder that it is very much in our interest to keep our natural surroundings beautiful.
How can I save on fuel when I RV?
While RV trips are the most affordable way for a family to travel rising fuel costs have offset savings generally associated with RV travel. Fortunately, we've developed a list of practical fuel saving tips that will stretch your travel budget a little bit farther this year. Below is our list of creative ways to conserve fuel.
Natural Wonders - eco friendly ways to clean your RV
Your RV is a home away from home, and just like any house it needs cleaning on a regular basis to keep it spick and span. When it comes to RV cleaning products, supermarket and camping store shelves are full of solutions that contain ingredients that a spelling bee champ would have trouble pronouncing! Harsh chemical based cleaners can leave irritants and pungent smells that get amplified in a small space, like your RV. Looking for a safer, non-toxic, natural alternative to use in your RV? We show you how you can get tough on dirt and grime, yet gentle to yourself and the environment.
Green on the Big Screen
There are lots of wonderful "big screen" movies that your kids will love and have great environmental messages. We've come up with a great selection for you.
Top 10 camping music festivals
If you're looking to escape the house for a few days, take in beautiful scenery, catch unobstructed views of the stars and enjoy the sounds of sweet live music, a multiple-day music festival might be right up your alley.
10 must have features for a backpack
Some backpacks have incredible features and capabilities, but for most Americans who cycle, hike, or backpack, pricey rugged gear is not necessary. Something that does the job and is affordable will do. If you follow just a few simple suggestions then you can buy the right backpack in confidence.
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