Waste-Free Picnics
Make your picnic "waste free"

PicnickingPicnicking is a great way to relax outdoors with family and friends. You can keep your picnic friendly to the environment as well. A "waste-free picnic" means nothing from your outing ends up in a landfill and all leftover materials are reused, recycled or composted. Check out these tips for creating your own waste-free picnic.

Pack a waste-free picnic

  • Use a picnic basket or a reusable grocery bag.
  • Pack your food in reusable containers along with reusable utensils.
  • Use cloth napkins.
  • Recycle any beverage containers in designated receptacles throughout the park.
  • Consider composting any leftover food waste, such as fruit peels and cores.