The billions of single use water bottles being consumed each year by Americans usually end up in landfills, and these single use bottles can cause numerous health problems by leaching Bisphenol A or BPA (which many of them still do). A great and popular alternative is stainless steel reusable water bottles! There are a variety of these on the market today, that in the long run, will likely save you money, as well as the environment and your health! Here are some of the popular stainless steel water bottles:
Klean Kanteen offers 5 varieties of stainless steel water bottles. Their bottles, ranging from 12 oz. to 40 oz. in size, are available in original and 6 “kolor” choices. One of their bottle choices is made especially for young children and has a sippy style cap. The other four stainless steel bottles available can be customized with a sport, flat or loop cap (unless you choose a “kolor” bottle that automatically comes with a loop cap). The prices of Kleen Kanteen stainless steel water bottles range from $14.95 to $27.95. On their website, Klean Kanteen remarks that their bottles are both “easy-to-clean” and “easy-to-carry,” and they also note the steps they have been taking to promote sustainability and to reduce their environmental footprint.
EcoUsable offers 4 varieties of stainless steel water bottles: 10 oz., 16 oz., 25 oz., and 33 oz. The 10 oz. bottles are $12.49 and are great for children, since they are small than the average water bottles and are available in kid-friendly patterns and designs. The 16 oz. bottles are $12.99 to $14.99, and they come in a variety of prints and solid colors. The 25 oz. bottles are Ech2o filtered water bottles. These bottles filter your water while you drink, and the sport top is said to remove “up to 99.99% of pollutants for up to 50 gallons of great tasting filtered water,” according to EcoUsable’s website. Replacement filters are also available. These bottles, however, are quite a bit more costly than other varieties, priced at $44.99. The 33 oz. bottles also come in a variety of prints or solid colors and cost $16.49 to $18.49.
EarthLust offers a variety of reusable stainless steel water bottles that are of custom design, many of which are limited edition designs. Their bottles are available in 13 oz., 20 oz., and 1 liter sizes.Each bottle has a carabineer, but sports tops are also available for the 13 oz. and 20 oz. sizes. The prices for EarthLust bottles are as follows: $16 for 13 oz. bottles, $18 for 20 oz. bottles, and $21 for 1 liter bottles.
Pura stainless steel water bottles are available in 3 sizes: .6 liter, .8 liter, and 1.2 liter. Each size is also available in 4 colors: natural stainless, blue, green, orange, and light purple. The .6 liter (18 oz.) bottle fits in most automobile cup holders and costs $15.99. The .8 liter (27 oz.) bottle also fits in most automobile cup holders and is their most popular size bottle. It costs $17.99. The 1.2 liter (40 oz.) bottle is priced at $24.99. Pura stainless steel water bottles all have a wide-mouth design, come with a loop cap, are 100% recyclable, and are covered by Pura’s limited lifetime warranty.
New Wave Enviro
New Wave Enviro offers 4 varieties of stainless steel water bottles: .6 liter and 20.2 oz. tinted bottles, 1 liter, 12 oz., and 40 oz. stainless steel bottles. The .6 liter and 20.2 oz. tinted bottles are available in “brilliant jeweltone colors” and are easily attachable to a backpack or a belt. The 1 liter bottles are available with pop-up sports caps and screw-in caps, and have a rugged design. The 12 oz. bottles come with pop-up sports caps, and also have a rugged design. The 40 oz. bottles have a round-design and are for “serious hikers” according to their website. Their are also pop-up sports caps and screw-in caps available for all 12 oz., 1 liter, and 40 oz. bottles. Their is a store locater on New Wave Enviro’s website for their stainless steel bottles. You can also find New Wave Enviro bottles for purchase online, through other websites.