When people travel to Churchill, whether it’s in summer or in autumn, they usually experience an official Tundra Buggy Adventure as part of their trip. People planning a trip to Churchill normally remember to include items like gloves, warm clothing, and a camera on their packing list. Lately we’ve noticed there is one thing that is often overlooked; a reusable, sealable travel mug or water bottle to drink from out on the tundra.
As a sustainably focused travel company we are always looking for ways to reduce our waste and consumption throughout our operating season. Last year, in honour of World Water Day, we took the Travelers Against Plastic (TAP) Pledge to go water bottle-free. Instead of using disposable plastic water bottles on our Tundra Buggies, we are encouraging our guests to bring their own reusable water bottle that can be filled with clean drinking water on board.
By phasing out the use of manufactured plastic bottles on our Tundra Buggies, we are helping to reduce the consumption of fossil fuels used to produce plastic bottles and carbon dioxide emitted into our atmosphere when bottles are transported. On top of all that, we’re keeping plastic out of landfills!
Tourists arrive in Churchill prepared with re-usable water bottles in their backpacks.
Photo © Dan Cox
Don’t forget to pack a water bottle! We no longer supply disposable plastic water bottles on our Tundra Buggies; we encourage our guests to bring their own sealable, reusable water bottle that can be filled with clean drinking water, coffee, hot chocolate or whatever you want while on board the Tundra Buggy.
If you do forget to bring your own reusable bottle or mug, don’t worry; we do provide cups on the Tundra Buggy if you need one. We also have reusable bottles and mugs for sale at Fifty Eight North.
Thank you for helping us in our effort to travel responsibly and sustainably!
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