Green holidays and eco-friendly are the new buzzwords of today. Would you believe that caravanning is one of the most eco-friendly ways to holiday? Read on to find out more!
Some green holiday facts for you :
When you go on a caravan holiday it gives off only a fraction of greenhouse gases compared to air travel.
Caravans are cheaper to build than planes and manufacturers now have environmental policies. Bailey, for example, now designs it's caravans to be 75% recyclable and as environmentally friendly as possible, e.g. lighter in weight, better insulated, aerodynamic, etc. Look at other caravan manufacturers websites to find out what their policies are.
Caravanners tend to keep their cars longer than the average motorist.
Many caravan sites now have recycling bins to encourage more of us to go green. Caravanners buy local produce which benefits the local economy.
It was recently reported on Sky
TV's Caravan Channel that a family flying on a 1200 mile holiday would
emit over four times as much carbon dioxide as they would if they
travelled the same distance by car and caravan instead.
Modern yurts are made for the holiday industry from Eco friendly Green resources.
There are many things you can do to help the environment while caravanning :
There are many ways you can help the environment and if we all do this it WILL make a difference in the end.
Finally, spread the word that caravanning is green!