North American Carry something away rather than leaving it behind (used especially with respect to refuse at remote campsites): pack out any garbage you have left
More example sentences
- Littering is littering no matter how grand the adventure, and the code holds true for everyone: Pack it in, pack it out.
- Family rafting adventures include a stop for a hot lunch on a pristine beach, where the ‘pack it in, pack it out’ philosophy is strictly enforced.
- There is an old saying in camping: if you pack it in, pack it out.