3. Use digital offers
City maps, tickets, booking confirmations: 20 years ago, traveling involved a lot of paperwork. Today, the achievements of digitization save a lot of paper. For example, tickets for trains, buses, trains and planes can be bought, carried and shown on a mobile phone, booking confirmations for hotels, rental cars and the like are usually sent by e-mail. City plans and maps are also available on the smartphone at any time and can even be downloaded in advance. This way you never lose your bearings – with or without a secure internet connection.
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4. Pack a drinking bottle
A reusable drinking bottle belongs in every backpack and travel bag. The reason? With reusable bottles you save heaps of plastic waste – caused by the unique 0.5 liter plastic bottles. Sustainable drinking bottles in chic designs are available, for example, made of glass or stainless steel. But: be careful The quality of the tap water varies depending on the destination. Tap water is not suitable for drinking in every country. It is best to do some research beforehand to avoid nasty surprises afterwards.
5. Book sustainable accommodation
In the meantime, some hotels in Germany have specialized in the topic of sustainability: they use green electricity, source regional food and pay attention to environmentally friendly materials and construction methods. Ergo: Those who book a sustainable organic hotel support the philosophy behind it and do something for the climate.
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