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Quench Your Thirst and Ditch Plastic Water Bottles Forever

03.19.21 | By
Quench Your Thirst and Ditch Plastic Water Bottles Forever
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We all know that plastic water bottles are a major problem for the environment as they end up in landfills or in our oceans destroying marine life. In addition to the plastic bottle’s afterlife impact on the environment, making the plastic that plastic bottles are made from creates pollutants in the air and water. Luckily there are plenty of companies taking the issue seriously and designing great reusable options for us to stay hydrated. Plus, who doesn’t love saving money by not buying $6 bottles of water every time you get thirsty while on the go? A reusable bottle pays for itself in a just a short amount of time and it’s a simple change we can all do to help the environment!

KINTO Water Bottle 300ml
More on the petite side of reusable bottles, this 300ml (10.2oz) copolyester bottle is ideal for anyone looking for a lightweight and compact bottle for running an errand or two. It comes with a looped lip that makes it easy to hold while on the go. Available in Clear, Amber and Smoke.

LARQ Black + Clay Bottle Movement
LARQ takes water bottles to an entirely different level with it’s ability to self-clean and purify water thanks to its UV-C LED light built into the cap. Many bottles become hard to clean and end up with unwanted microbial guests building up which leads to buying a new bottle. With the touch of a button, LARQ bottles eradicate bacterial and viral growth with an efficacy rate of 99.999%, making this bottle worth the investment. Besides eliminating the need for disposable plastic bottles that pile up in landfills, LARQ are members of 1% for the Planet, a non-profit network committed to supporting environmental organizations around the world to help make an impact on global environmental issues, like climate, food, pollution, water and wildlife. It’s a win-win for you, the landfill and our planet! LARQ’s original bottle is available in Granite White, Himalayan Pink, Seaside Mint, Obsidian Black and Monaco Blue, while their Movement collection comes in Black + Pine, Black + Clay, White + Pebble and White + Dune. Save 10% on LARQ Water Bottles today through March 26th!

W&P Porter Terrazzo 20oz Bottle
Hydrate on the daily with this fun, lightweight bottle outfitted with a protective silicone sleeve featuring a speckled terrazzo pattern, a trend that continues on in the design world adorning everything from tile to tabletops to textiles. This playful pattern is a limited edition design that comes in Cream and Pink, making it the perfect option for happy water lovers everywhere. It also comes in Charcoal Terrazzo for those who prefer something a little more subdued.

A5 Memobottle
Memobottle made waves several years ago when they took the average water bottle and flattened it into sizes based on international paper sizes. It’s ergonomic shape is roughly the size of a book making it fit perfectly in your bag next to your iPad or laptop. Its clever design and shape turn the water into a work of art that will definitely spark some conversations with strangers who’ll want to see it up close.

Que 12oz. Bottle
que Bottle is another one that re-thought a water bottle’s size by making it collapse to half its size when you’re done drinking from it or just wanting to bring along 5oz. of water with you. Made of food-grade silicone, the bottle expands to a full 12oz. while remaining lightweight and flexible. The spiral design and soft to the touch exterior make it easy to grip when you’re on the go. The Que 12oz. Bottle is available in Sunbeam Orange, Citrus Yellow, Iceberg Blue, Metallic Charcoal, Misty Mint, Violet Purple, Glacier White, Key Lime Green, Coral Pink, Bonfire Red, Cloudy Gray and Midnight Blue. The Que Bottle also comes in a 20oz. size for those longer days and is available in Sunbeam Orange, Citrus Yellow, Iceberg Blue, Metallic Charcoal, Misty Mint, Violet Purple, Glacier White, Key Lime Green, Coral Pink, Bonfire Red, Cloudy Gray, Midnight Blue, Steel Blue, Frozen Plum, Dusty Sage, Lilac Purple and Stone Grey.

Closca Wave Bottle
This stainless steel bottle is outfitted with a thermo function that keeps your drink cool for up to 24 hours and hot up to 12 hours. An outer silicone coating makes it easy to hold while out and about and when you need to be hands-free, attach it to your handbag, backpack, bicycle or baby stroller with its handy patented flap. There’s also a Closca Water App (Apple + Google) that helps you locate the closest water fountains or H2O refill stations when you’re empty, as well as keeping track of the positive impact you’re making by not using plastic. Closca Wave Bottles come in 450ml and 600ml, and are available in Amazonia, Antarctica, Arizona, Sahara, White and Black.

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Caroline Williamson is Editorial Director of Design Milk. She has a BFA in photography from SCAD and can usually be found searching for vintage wares, doing New York Times crossword puzzles in pen, or reworking playlists on Spotify.