Our Waste-Reduction Packing List for Festivals and Camping

Check out WeGenerative’s handpicked festival packing essentials for a low-waste and environmentally-conscious festival camping experience. Click on the included links to take you directly to these eco-friendly products!

Get Your Rechargeable Solar Light Here!

Perhaps WeGenerative’s all-time favorite eco-switch, The Luci Light NEVER uses single-use batteries! It is entirely solar, and once charged (in 7hrs or less of sun), it lasts at least 6hrs and can be made to shine through 8 different colors. Not only does its light last through the night, but it is a durable design built to last for many years of adventures, and includes a strap for easy hanging or carrying!

Get Your Rechargeable Headlamp Here!

This rechargeable headlamp includes a rechargeable battery that is easily charged via USB, but it takes AAA batteries too, just in case! This headlamp has been a trusty favorite of WeGenerative’s late-night shifts for years.

With 450 lumens, two beam patterns (flood or mixed), several white brightness levels and a red option, the lighting can adapt to proximity, distance, or rapid movement.

Recycle and Trash Collapsible Garbage containers with Zipper Cover

Get Your Own Bins!

Bring your own bins to keep your campsite waste sorted and safe from wildlife from the start of your festival experience!

These collapsable bins are easy to transport and instantaneous to set up a campsite waste sorting station.

13 Gallon Blue Recycling Bags /w Drawstrings – 0.7 MIL – 45 Count

Sort your recycling into these blue bags to take home and recycle or for drop off with the WeGenerative Waste team at an event. 

Get Your Recycle Bags Here!

Amazon Basics Multipurpose Drawstring Trash Bags, 30 Gallon, 50 Count

The best way to leave no trace while camping is to keep your trash bagged as you produce it. These sturdy, affordable bags will fit in the bins above!

Get Your Trash Bags Here!

Get Your Camp Mug Here!

Made from certified 90% post-consumer recycled stainless steel, these BPA-free, insulated mugs keep hot drinks hot and cold drinks cold all day and night!

Made from 90% post-consumer recycled steel, these Kleen Kanteen mugs keep hot drinks hot and cold drinks cold. By 2023, Kleen Kanteen has pledged to reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions by 50% and make 95% of their products from recycled stainless steel.

Kleen Kanteen is an industry-leader in sustainable, reusable steel water bottles. Made using certified 90% post-consumer recycled 18/8 stainless steel, these bottles are meant to last. They come with a lifetime Strong As Steel Guarantee and infinite cap combinations.

Get Your Reusable Bottle Here!

Never Lose Your Water Bottle Again!

The Sojourner Hydration Pack carries 2L of water, plus has pockets for additional drinks and all your other necessities. With this pack, you can stay hydrated, stay plastic-bottle free, and keep track of your things, making you less likely to leave any litter behind!

Get Your New Favorite Spork Here!

The CRKT Eat’N Tool Outdoor Spork Multitool is a Durable and Lightweight Metal Multi-Tool.

Easy to clip to your belt or reusable dish set, this spork will be your new favorite Eat’N tool!

Get Your Straws Here!

Plastic is the straw that broke the earth’s back. Let your last plastic straw be your last straw. These silicone-tipped, 10mm opening stainless straws from Klean Kanteen are a great reusable option for straws. They work perfectly with the straw lids from Klean Kanteen, and the wider opening works well for smoothies and shakes.

Klean Kanteen Insulated Camp Mug

This 12-oz stainless steel and porcelain mug is built to last forever, and made from certified 90% recycled stainless steel. It comes with a handle to conveniently carabiner to your side, and in several color options.

Get Your Mug Here!

Klean Kanteen Single Wall Stainless Steel Cups

Leave the single-use plastic cups at home! These cups are the perfect choice for campsite cocktail hour, for BYOC to the festival bar, and filling at a water station!

95% of Klean Kanteen products are made from recycled steel. Highly durable and completely recyclable, the brew cup holds 16 oz of liquid and is dishwasher safe for dependable, clean taste taste every time

Ball Aluminum Cup

The better choice for beer pong! The Ultimate 100% Recyclable Cold-Drink Cup | 16 oz. Cup, 12 Cups Per Pack. Unlike plastic single-use cups, these aluminum cups are infinitely recyclable, BPA free, and low-impact.

Get Your Own!

Get Your Camping Cook Set Here!

This stainless steel nesting camp set includes 21 pieces of stainless steel and BPA free cooking and serving ware built to last and chemical free.

This Polished Stainless Steel Dishes Set for You and Yours

Get Your Set Here!

Leave single-use serving ware behind and use this set for your weekend trip and for the rest of your life to reduce single-use plastic. This kit comes with two full sets of mess kits including a plate, bowl, cup, and utensils, plus a mesh travel bag.

This Portable Stainless Steel Flatware Set with a Waterproof Case in Rainbow is the perfect reusable cutlery set to take on the go and reduce your plastic waste.

Get Your Reusable Cutlery Set Here!

2-Pack Reusable Bamboo Utensils Set Including Natural Bamboo Straw, Spoon, Fork, Knife, Teaspoon, Chopsticks, Brush & 2 Storage/Transport Bags

Includes 2 Bamboo Toothbrushes

Get Your Bamboo Utensil Set Here!

Unicorn Snot Bio Glitter Sunscreen Lotion – SPF 30 Face & Body Shimmer

Many sunscreens contain harmful chemicals that are not good for your body or for the natural waterways you go swimming in. This sunscreen offers UVA/UVB Protection while being Biodegradable, Vegan, Wildlife-Safe, and Made in USA. Plus, it’s got just the right amount of shimmer!

Get Your Unicorn Snot Here!

Get Your Bio-Glitter Here!

Most glitter is litter and made from ecologically-harmful microplastics. But this Unicorn Snot Holographic Bio Glitter Gel for Body, Face, Hair is made from biodegradeable ingredients. Plus, it’s Vegan & Cruelty Free! 

This Zero-Waste Toothpaste is the perfect solution for oral hygiene while camping or traveling. It features 100% Plastic Free & Eco Friendly Packaging—just a Tin Case and Paper—and the tablets are paraben free and convenient.

Get Zero-Waste Toothpaste Here!

Get Sensitive Toothpaste Tabs Here!

These SuperBee Dentos Toothpaste Tablets are Fluoride Free & Eco Friendly, the perfect Sensitive Toothpaste Bites for Kids and Adults. Plus, the packaging is recyclable!

Biodegradable Bamboo Toothbrushes

This 10 Pack of BPA Free Soft Bristles Toothbrushes are Eco-Friendly, Compostable, Natural Wooden Toothbrushes that will leave leave your mouth and the planet feeling better!

Get Your Bamboo Toothbrush Here!

Get Your Biodegradable Soap Here!

Dr. Bronner’s – Pure-Castile Liquid Soap ( like this one in Lavender, 4 ounce) is made with Organic Oils and has 18-in-1 Uses: Face, Body, Hair, Laundry, Pets and Dishes. Its Concentrated, Vegan, Non-GMO formula makes it safe to use on yourself and in nature!

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