Living the zero-waste life: On holiday

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Photo: Lorie Pierce

Bamboo utensil sets are made from reusable, renewable materials that will break down naturally when they are eventually discarded.

The best of habits can go out the window when you’re on vacation, including efforts to reduce the waste you produce. When you’re on the go, take-out food and drink are so convenient. So too, are the disposable travel-size plastic bottles of toiletries. But before you know it, you’ve left a trail of styrofoam containers, coffee cups and plastic wrappers in your wake.