The Plastic-Free Guide to Choosing a Water Bottle This Summer


Skip the bottled and plastic water bottles this summer, and opt for a reusable option. Not only will this save you money, but it will benefit you and the health of the environment by reducing plastic consumption. 

For the Adventurer: que Bottle- $24.95
Hiking, backpacking, road-tripping, camping or whatever your activity filled summer consists of, saving space and traveling lightly can make things a lot easier. que Bottle offers a unique collapsable water bottle that expands when you want it to. The company also donates 10% of their profits to The Ocean Foundations Polar Seas Initiative. 

For the Fashionista: BKR Water Bottle 16oz - $39 
Seen in the hands of celebrities and fashion bloggers, this BKR water bottle is made of glass, and has a silicone sleeve so that it doesn’t slip from your hands and break. The brand is focused on providing its customers with a recyclable product, and their website states that their water bottle “leaves less of a carbon footprint than steel”. This water bottle comes in a variety of sizes and colors to fit what you’re looking for. 

For the Busy Bee: Hydroflask Insulated Tumbler 22oz- $29.95
Hydroflask has been long known for keeping cold drinks cold, and hot drinks hot. Not only can this tumbler be used for hot coffee or tea for those long days at work, but can also be used for filling up with water, so that you can stay hydrated throughout the day. Hydroflask offers a huge variety of styles, if nothing is catching your eye on their website, there’s an option to customize for a perfect reusable tumbler to use year round. 

For the Minimalist: Lifefactory Water Bottle 16 oz- $19.99 
The Lifefactory glass water bottle is BPA/BPS free and easily recyclable. Lifefactory water bottles are lined with a silicone material, and come with a cap and small handle to prevent spills. These water bottles come in a variety of sizes and colors to fit your everyday hydration needs.