In the United States, recent studies illustrate that the majority of people spend more than 90% of their time indoors. Incredibly, this statistic extends to almost every corner of the Western world and indicates a distinctly unhealthy lifestyle and lack of exposure to the outdoors.
With the above in mind, eco-camping is a great way to reverse this trend and inject some much-needed activity into life. After all, getting outdoors requires activity and energy while there is also less air pollution which is always more concentrated indoors. If the sun is out, natural daylight brings both positivity and vitamin D but either way, the overall impact of spending time outdoors should be enough reason to embark on an eco-camping adventure.
That being said, maybe you are not entirely convinced? Well, just in case, here are five more benefits to getting outdoors and experiencing eco-camping:
5 Reasons and Benefits to Experience Eco-Camping
Memory foam mattresses don’t have to destroy the environment and contribute to waste build up in our landfills anymore. That’s what one company, Essentia, holds to be true, boasting the title as the only natural memory foam company in the world today.
Yes, you’ve heard of going green and eating organic when it comes to your food consumption and throw away trash. But, what about your sleeping environment? Did you know that you can invest in eco-friendly practices and sustainable, organic materials when it comes to the mattress you sleep on every night?
Revolutionary products that transform the way we Cook, Charge and Light our lives off the grid.
Fire up the CampStove 2 to cook meals and charge devices with nothing but the sticks around you. Up your culinary game with the included Portable Grill and KettlePot, lightweight cooking accessories that can brew your morning coffee or grill up a wood-fired feast. Keep your site well lit with the PowerLight Bundle, a compact combo of rechargeable lighting and power storage. Featuring a 3-in-1 lantern, torch and powerbank plus two daisy-chain lights. Keep it charged and ready with the SolarPanel 5, an intuitive 5 watt solar panel that gets you the most from the sun.
These pillows are handmade with premium eco-wool batting, then covered in a silky organic cotton sateen fabric.
They are supportive yet soft and come in a variety of sizes and thicknesses.
The regular fill is our most popular thickness. For children, we recommend the light.
Mindfully hand harvested from the West Coast Rainforest on Vancouver Island, Wild Agarikon is of the most potent variety.
Suggested use: 20-30 drops 2 times daily
or 1-5 drop etherical doses for connection reset
1:4 30% alc. Dual Extracted in Spring water and Cane Alcohol
Wild Agarikon Mushroom Fruiting Body (Laricafomes officinalis)
You've probably heard about how soft bamboo is. It's even softer than organic cotton, is lightweight and breathes oh so well.
Ideal for anyone who wants cool sheets and/or regularly experiences night sweats or hot flashes.
Given the flooding of bamboo sheets on the market, we decided to carry this line because it's Oeko-tex 100 certified – that means the manufacturing process is environmentally friendlier than conventional processes.
It’s true! Here’s my Essential list for living organically on a budget:
Start where you live
Your home is your sanctuary. You can make it a safe, healthy environment without losing your shirt!
My favourite resource for affordable ways to reduce chemical toxins in the home is Adria Vasil’s Ecoholic books.
At Organic lifestyle, we’ve sourced safer products that provide:
great quality with reduced toxic exposure
longer lasting use compared to conventional counterparts
the peace of mind you can achieve knowing your products are safer