A way to dispose of waste

dispose-of-wasteIf there is time to dispose of trash, you must burn what can burn, particularly in the case of cans, to increase its rate of oxidation, which is biodegradable and is buried. What is not degradable is transported back to civilization for further treatment.

Never leave knowing toxic substances, ammunition , aerosols, flammables or other damage that could spontaneously. Nor they should be thrown into the water or bury, since shortly after starting to contaminate the soil.


Wildland Ethics – Properly Dispose of What You Can’t Pack Out

packingAs visitors to the backcountry, we create certain types of waste which usually cannot be packed out. These include human waste and waste water from cooking and washing.

Human waste. Proper disposal of human waste is important to avoid pollution of water sources, the spread of disease and the aesthetic consequences to those who might see it. Burying human feces in the correct location and manner is the most effective practice for avoiding these problems.