Reduce, reuse, and recycle are words that have been drilled into our heads since we were sipping juice boxes while watching Blues Clues. Especially for those who frequent the outdoors, they often feel like they have a higher responsibility to protect the places they love. To cut down on plastics, Junior Outdoor Product Design and Development student Nick Johnson recommends the Snow Peak Titanium cookware, specifically the spork in blue.
“I’ve had this spork for around six years and have used it on multi-week long backpacking trips, overnight ski tours, and overall backcountry excursions,” Johnson said. “Titanium is the perfect material for outdoor cookware, I also have the titanium cook pot from snowpeak. It’s a little pricey but worth it because it’s both lightweight and very durable. I have sold this product so many times while working at REI and many of my friends have it now based on my recommendation.”
This ten dollar spork pays itself back in tenfold. The titanium structure makes it last a long time, cutting back on what you will send to the landfill. Available in grey, blue, green and purple, they are stylish and functional. Snow Peak also sells other cookware including but not limited to: cast iron ovens, stoves, and dishes.
“It’s the only utensil I brought on the John Muir trail, a through hike that is around 230 miles in the High Sierras of California,” Johnson said. “I keep it in my backpack all the time so that I don’t have to use single use plastic, so it’s use in my life ranges from backpacking to everyday use.”
Take your responsibility to the planet seriously and purchase a Snow Peak titanium spork. Check out next week’s guide for more recommendations.
By Summer Vaughn