About Us

Hi! we're Becca and Cade. We can generally be found playing outside with our dog Tala: hiking, biking, paddleboarding or paragliding.... or making burritos in our Sprinter Van. We are committed to getting outside, having fun, making sustainable choices easy and accessible, and reducing our impact on the planet. Follow us on Instagram for updates about life on the road!

 

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The Sustainable

Van Life

Sharing thoughts on Green Building, Van Dwelling and Adventure

March 3, 2019

A guide to using Cross Nuts (aka Rivet Nuts, Rivnuts, etc). These handy fasteners help make an entire Van Buildout removable. We offer some tips as well as lessons we learned while building out our Sprinter Van Conversion.

March 2, 2019

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I want to talk about the easiest ways to make meaningful change to reduce the amount of plastic you throw away every day. I'm not about guilt tripping people into action, so please don't hide your plastics from me in shame. I'm not here to judge: I too use plastics every day, despite my best efforts not to, because we live in a society where it is nearly impossible to completely do away with waste. As much as I'd love to say that I'm some sort of plastic-free holier-than-though zero waste guru, that's not the case. My journey to eliminate disposable plastic from my life is very much a work in progress, one that I hope continues to develop as the system changes. My...

February 27, 2019

In this post we'll cover the basics of Sound Dampening for a Campervan Conversion. We talk about our choices for sound deadening in our Sprinter Van Buildout and some lessons we learned along the way

February 10, 2019

In this post we’ll go over the basics of installing aftermarket windows in a Sprinter Cargo van. Windows can go a long way to turn a dark stuffy metal box into a comfy home and we spent quite a bit of time perfecting ours. Read on for our thoughts on window placement, installation tips, and a thing or two we wish we would have done differently.

February 2, 2019

In this post we’ll cover our roof ventilation fan choice for our second Sprinter campervan conversion, installation tips, as well as thoughts on placement.

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