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Disposable Water Bottles Hack

If for some reason you find you have to use single use water bottles, or someone else does and you can get your hands on them, grab 6-12.    Re-fill them just over 3/4 and stick them in your freezer and Voila!   I use these in my cooler instead of bags of ice.  They last longer, they don't leak water into everything in the cooler, and in a pinch you have ice cold water to drink as they thaw. 

What other car camping hacks do you have for food prep and carry?

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I work outdoors and do this daily. My priority bottles are a couple of Nalgene silos, but sometimes I have to drink the thawed ice. The BPA in the plastic bottles concerns me a little. Nice part is that they are much lighter, easy to come by, and a Sawyer Mini water filter screws right onto them.