As Sustainable As Possible Worksheet

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Gear

         
Renewable Materials   100% renewable ≥ 20% renewable primarily non-sustainable  
Recycled Materials   100% recycled ≥ 20% recycled primarily non-recycled  
Carbon Emissions   meets Kyoto Protocol buy carbon offsets above regulations  
Distance from Production to Purchase   ≤ 100 miles 101-1000 miles > 1,000 miles  
Synthetic Compounds   no synthetics used or produced   has or produces synthetics  
Accessibility of Company Information   public accountability extensive research required no available information  
Fair Trade   follows Fair Trade standards   few or no regulations  
Multiuse Gear   3+ uses 2 uses 1 use  

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Locale

         
Type of Area private property established areas untouched wilderness, purpose untouched wilderness, no purpose  
Fuel Consumption alternate transportation alternate power source mass transit, vehicles ≥  30 mpg vehicles with < 30 mpg  
Distance > 25 miles 26 to 100 miles 101 to 300 miles ≥  301 miles  
Camping Expertise 1 point each - Travel, Choosing a Campsite, Fires, Outdoor Bathrooms, Washing of Self and Dishes, Trash and General Respect        
Group Size ≤  10, average of ≥  4 credits > 10, average of ≥  4 credits ≤  10, average of < 4 credits > 10, average of < 4 credits  
Time Spent in One Location ≤  10, < one week ≤  10, > one week > 10, < one week > 10, > one week  
Ecopsychology educational or cultural purposes personal reasons no knowledge or reason to take advantage of nature  
Location established, ≥  4 credits, ≥  2 points undisturbed, ≥  4 credits, ≥  2 points established, < 4 credits, < 2 points undisturbed, < 4 credits, < 2 points  
Distance < 100 miles, > one week < 100 miles, < one week > 100 miles, > one week > 100 miles, > one week  

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Food

         
Organic     organic not organic  
Local   grown locally   not local  
Fair Trade     Fair trade certified not Fair Trade certified  
Small Farm     grown at a small farm grown at a corporate farm  
Non-GMO     non-GMO GMO  
Meat   conscientiously raised or no meat   unconscientiously raised meat  
Home Grown and Locally Gathered   home grown or locally gathered food   not grown or gathered  

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