Reno Gazette Journal Published 9:41 a.m. PT Aug. 19, 2019
The RGJ’s Jenny “Choco Taco” Kane shows you how to reduce your waste while packing for Burning Man. Jason Bean, RGJ
Heading to your first Burning Man this year?
Don’t get lost or forget something important — from directions to packing tips, we got you covered!
Before the massive gathering starts on Aug. 25, check out this Burning Man survival guide with everything you need to know going in.
Directions to Burning Man’s playa
On your way to Black Rock City? We have a guide to making your way to the playa from Reno, including directions, where to stop for gas, and avoiding traffic on the drive to Burning Man.
HOW DO I GET TO BURNING MAN?: Driving directions, gas stops on the way
Producing zero waste with your packing
Zero-waste at Burning Man is tough, but it isn’t impossible. We put together a guide for packing food, clothing, hygiene products and other must-haves at Burning Man, so you can do your part to leave zero waste on the playa.
Read the list of essentials below.
MAKING NO TRASH: Our zero-waste packing list for Burning Man
Sleeping under the stars at Burning Man sounds great, until you get run over by a bicycle or swept up by a dust storm. That’s why a good tent (or an RV if you can afford it) is vital for a week in the Black Rock Desert.
Here’s what you should know when picking out a tent for your time