Komodo Boat Charter Sailing: Lower the Waste
The Komodo National Park is vibrant with its raw wilderness, white and pink sandy beaches, auburn savannah, and of course, the prehistoric Komodo dragons. With such beauty, the Komodo is a true magnet to local and international tourists who come to enjoy the world-famous sailing trip around the luscious landscape. But just like any islands with tourism magnet, the KNP has to deal with great amount of waste, too. We all know that we produce more waste than we need, and this lifestyle could easily get loose on a holiday. Especially when you choose to sail with Komodo boat charter.
You know, with all the pampering and luxurious comfort. If you are not careful, you can be another careless contributor to the waste pollution in Komodo. Such a great irony to our admiration to the rawness of Komodo’s nature in the first place.
If you love to indulge in Komodo’s perfect landscape and it’s rich marine life beneath, it’s time to practice green travelling on your sailing trip.
Buy Things with As Littlest Packaging As Possible
Oftentimes, being ‘stranded’ in the ocean drives us a little paranoia with what we want to bring onboard. Some of us tend to be over-prepared and end up buy things worth a month of supplies. Think about the packaging of every things you buy—the amount of package waste could really add up onboard. Be mindful and always try to minimise and minimise.
Do Not Arrange Party on Komodo Boat Charter Involving Balloons
One of the reasons why we book the whole Komodo boat charter is to launch a party. While it’s totally fun and acceptable, please avoid any use of balloons of all kinds. They could get easily snap because of the winds and the sun—and the plastic shreds go right to the ocean.
Don’t Buy Individually-Wrapped Snacks
We like to think that individually-wrapped biscuits and candies are more practical to bring anywhere while in fact they are just a bulk of waste. If possible, make your own snacks or buy a bulk and store them in reusable containers.
Neither Buy or Use Travel Size Items—Buy Reusable Containers Instead
Luxury line of Komodo boat usually provides single use toiletries onboard. Don’t use it. By ignoring the complimentary toiletries, you are saving plastic toothbrushes, hair caps, and environmental-damaging soaps and shampoos. Also, buying brand new travel size toiletries is just adding more waste to the bin. Instead, opt for reusable travel-sized containers filled with free paraben, chlorine, SLS, triclosan, and other toxic chemicals ingredients.
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Go Easy on Paper Towels
We love to get surrounded by convenience and using too much paper towel is one of those simple luxury. We use it to wipe our toilet businesses, clean our hands before and after meal, remove dirts on tables, or even wiping wet faces from the splashing salt water. Whereas, in many situations, a good old handkerchief could do the job. You couldn’t ask the Komodo boat charter to provide only biodegradable paper rolls, but you can choose to limit the personal usage.