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10 ways to green your camping trip

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Plan an eco-friendly outing

Spring is here, summer is on its way, and many people are dusting off their tents and getting ready to head into the great outdoors. Eco-friendly camping may seem a bit redundant — after all, what’s greener than getting back to nature and spending a weekend in the woods? But not all campers are as green as they could be. Here are 10 environmental camping tips that will help you truly abide by the leave-no-trace principles. (Text: Laura Moss)