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The Ultimate Guide to a Zero Waste Picnic

Updated: Jul 19, 2023

Volume 5 Issue 1

Living an eco-friendly lifestyle is not just a trend, it's a conscious choice to protect the environment and preserve our planet for future generations. One area where we can make a significant impact is by choosing sustainable alternatives for our everyday activities, such as picnicking. With beautiful hills and lakes to have a pitstop and enjoy nature, it's the perfect time to plan a delicious picnic and incorporate eco-friendly practices into our outdoor activities. Here are some tips and recommendations for an eco-friendly picnic experience.

sustainable coffee ground mug

Choose sustainable picnic utensils

One of the most significant sources of waste during a picnic or bbq is disposable utensils, plates, and cups. We all know that choosing recyclable or reusable, sustainable picnic utensils made from eco-friendly materials such as bamboo or stainless steel will reduce our environmental impact. Lexngo offers a range of sustainable picnic utensils that are stylish, durable, and environmentally friendly.

Flexi Lock Containers and Silicone Collapsible Flex Divider Box are products that are easy to carry and perfect for outdoor activities.

Microwavable stainless steel containers are the latest range that is made of 316R stainless steel that is safe to use, unlike other stainless steel products. They are dishwasher-safe and durable.

If you are a coffee aficionado, the Lexngo collection made of ground coffee is another eco-friendly product that is collapsible and great for picnic and glamping.

Use Eco-Friendly Picnic Baskets and Bags

Tote bags, and recycling bags reduce plastic waste. Consider RPET bags, which are made from recycled plastic bottles. Choosing an eco-friendly picnic basket to reduce your environmental impact.

microwavable stainless steel container

Zero Food Waste Approach

When planning a picnic, choose foods that are local and in-season. Not only is this better for the environment, but it also supports local farmers and ensures that you're getting the freshest, most flavorful foods. Choose foods that are easy to transport, such as sandwiches, salads, and fruits. Avoid pre-packaged and processed foods. Consider using reusable containers and especially those that could keep the items fresh. Think of Lexngo's new range of fresh food packaging that keeps your food fresh outdoors.

Leave No Trace

Having a bag full of garbage is not an ideal eco-living. In Asia, we have easy access to plastic bags and beverages packed in plastic bottles. We could sometimes overuse them for our convenience. After your picnic or outdoor activities, avoid leaving any trash and non-biodegradable materials like bottles, utensils, or containers.

Let us leave no trace and do our part to protect the environment and ensure that the natural beauty of the area is preserved for future generations.

An eco-friendly lifestyle is not just a trend, it is a conscious choice to protect the environment and preserve our planet for future generations.

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