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Dish washing on caravan site. 2 months 1 week ago #465304

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Most times I find it easier to take the pots and pans and plates etc. to the site dishwashing facility, normally they have big sinks and endless hot water, and plenty of space to do the washing up.

The only small nuisance factor is not having an easy way to carry the pots and pans etc.

I've been told some people use supermarket type handbaskets, (strangely perhaps I have never seenanyone use these).

So I started to look around for a folding supermarket type hand basket on line and there are many to choose from

What do you folks use?
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Dish washing on caravan site. 2 months 1 week ago #465305

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We use one of our folding cargo boxes. Normally do washing up in the van. But the Cadac stuff is best taken to the sinks.
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Dish washing on caravan site. 2 months 1 week ago #465306

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A rectangular bucket allows dinner plates and saucepans to fit vertically - dirty on the way out - clean and dried on the way back. Likewise most of the easy stuff washed in the van, but any greasy stuff and the grills off the cadac to the site wash-up.
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Dish washing on caravan site. 2 months 1 week ago #465313

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I do the washing up,99%of time using site facilities,as you say loads of space/hot water.I use a normal size washing up bowl to put all dirty washing up stuff in,this then sits in an oversized collapsible camping draining bowl(to Carry to facilities).Wash in normal bowl or sink,swill off in cold water,place all in draining bowl,take back,leave in awning (or shower) overnight,put away in morning and start over :)
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Dish washing on caravan site. 2 months 1 week ago #465320

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We have two of these , one in awning for the shoes & one for dirty dishes etc to go into which we use 1 to transport to the dishwashing area , we use one big enough which will get full size plates in & are flexible and easy enough to clean

www.google.co.uk/search?q=rubber+tubs+wi...rome-mobile&ie=UTF-8
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Dish washing on caravan site. 2 months 1 week ago #465343

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Thanks for the replies folks.

I'm thinking of getting something like the large version of this:

www.seaflo-uk.com/folding-plastic-storag...e-camping-8841-p.asp
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Dish washing on caravan site. 2 months 1 week ago #465344

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Never ever used on site 'washing up facilities' in 42 years caravanning. --- Oh sorry I have, it's called in a caravan! In which I've done my share over those years at dozens of different sites.
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Dish washing on caravan site. 2 months 1 week ago #465349

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I'm thinking of getting something like the large version of this:

www.seaflo-uk.com/folding-plastic-storag...e-camping-8841-p.asp

That looks quite heavy, are you sure your wife will be able to carry it? :)
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Dish washing on caravan site. 2 months 1 week ago #465389

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Anseo wrote:
Thanks for the replies folks.

I'm thinking of getting something like the large version of this:

www.seaflo-uk.com/folding-plastic-storag...e-camping-8841-p.asp

We have had various versions of folding crates over the years. I can’t say that they have been very robust. Perhaps that version will be better.
Also if you take dirty pots and dishes it won’t be very long before food muck gets in the lattice and folding bits of the crate and it will be a swine to clean. Those plastic tubs that Craig posted are much easier to wipe clean. We always used a washin up bowl to take pots to the dishwasher, now mainly use the sink in the van unless it is the Caracas.
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Dish washing on caravan site. 2 months 1 week ago #465395

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Mel wrote:
Anseo wrote:
Thanks for the replies folks.

I'm thinking of getting something like the large version of this:

www.seaflo-uk.com/folding-plastic-storag...e-camping-8841-p.asp

We have had various versions of folding crates over the years. I can’t say that they have been very robust. Perhaps that version will be better.
Also if you take dirty pots and dishes it won’t be very long before food muck gets in the lattice and folding bits of the crate and it will be a swine to clean. Those plastic tubs that Craig posted are much easier to wipe clean. We always used a washin up bowl to take pots to the dishwasher, now mainly use the sink in the van unless it is the Caracas.
Mel

No chance of the hand basket\crate becoming a dirt trap for me Mel, I always have and always will give as much attention to cleanlines of the receptacle as to the contents, otherwise it would be like carrying clean goods in a filthy container.
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