Originally coined by a bunch of tactical survivalists, EDC is a term used for the items one would carry everyday in their pockets. Early items included a timepiece, wallet, matches, and pocket knife.

Now-a-days the types of items, the amount of items, and how they are carried has evolved. Originally kept in ones pocket(s); modern fashion trends and security updates have made carrying an EDC bag the new norm. Whether kept in the trunk of your car, on your back, or around you waste, one thing still holds true: all preppers should carry a tailored set of survival supplies on their person whenever they leave their homes.

Learn the basics of every day carry: choosing the right bag and selecting the right supplies for your needs.

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Prepper Vocabulary
In the Prepper Life EDC means Every Day Carry. EDC references the bag/ items a prepper should carry daily when they leave their home. These items ensure your survival in an fast acting emergency.
Potable references the cleanliness of water. Potable water is safe for human consumption without any additional filtration or purification methods.
When the word "non-potable" is used they are referencing that the water is undrinkable and should not to be consumed by humans.