Sustainable Backpacking Meals: How to Minimize Waste in the Backcountry

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Sustainable Backpacking Meals: How to Minimize Waste in the Backcountry

No-or-low-waste camping meals and backpacking food does exists. Here's what to look for, how to avoid greenwashing, plus four companies to support

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