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With our tips and advice, washing up when camping will not really be a chore!
Obviously everyone knows,more or less, how to do the washing up. But do you know the basics?Those that help you save time and water. And especially those that help you manage the chore of washing up when camping. We covered the matter to give you 6 practical tips. Let's read a little, inside your tent or in a corner of nature 😉
Obviously, you need to take the basics: a sponge or a washing up brush, a microfibre towel and some washing up liquid, preferably ecological, or even solid soap.Good to know:Marseille soap works really well!Don't forget the bonus accessory:the washing up bowl. Yes, unless there are sinks provided for this use, we don't do the washing up in the sanitary blocks of the camp-site.
For bivouac enthusiasts or if the boot of the car is already too full: the foldable washing up bowl.
Its advantage: a featherweight and a good capacity of 8 lighters.
Nature will wait for you.We imagine that the chore of washing up is not very tempting and that you prefer to push it to one side and leave it for later. We understand.However, we do not recommend that you leave it for later. First of all, because what's done is done. Especially because leftover food that sticks to the pan is not very pleasant. It's so much better to come back to clean dishes than dirty ones waiting for you to clean them!So we take our courage in both hands, and plunge them into the bowl. Promise, in 10 minutes, it's done.
You brought along your stove to improvise a small dish on your hike. Of course, the advice already mentioned works. And here too, we insist, we do not postpone the chore of doing the washing up until later. No need to take the bowl or our little sprayers! We also think of a small rubbish bag, because the leftovers of your picnic have nothing to do in nature and a microfibre towel that takes up little space. Yes, there's no time to wait for the dishes to dry in the sun.
If you're not too excited about doing the washing up, sandwiches well wrapped in reusable paper are better.Our advice:bee wrap, washable and reusable ecological wrapping. What is it?Fabric with a bee wax coating. Note to DIY enthusiasts, it's easy to do yourself and inexpensive.
The tips mentioned also work for life in a van or camping car. Yes, we challenge you to be as ecological as possible during your trips!