According to the Environmental Audit Committee, bottled water consumption has doubled in the past 15 years.
Did you know that an estimated 7 billion plastic water bottles are used per year in the UK alone? These are just some of the shocking statistics that have made global movements like Plastic Free July so important.
If you want to do your bit, avoiding single use plastic like water bottles and investing in a reusable version is an easy and cost effective change.
Ahead, we take a look at some of the best reusable water bottles available now. With brands like S’well and Chilly’s setting a new standard for stylish bottles, there is color, print and design for all personalities.
This insulated water bottle is made from stainless steel, so you don’t have to worry about it splitting or cracking when dropped. Whether you choose to fill it with water, juice, tea or coffee, the bottle keeps your drink at optimum temperature because it can keep hot liquid warm for up to 12 hours, and cold drinks chilled for up to 24 hours.
A satisfied Amazon shopper was delighted with their review: ‘These bottles are brilliant – robust thanks to their steel casing, but easy to clean thanks to the spout design and the narrow brush for the mouthpiece and straw. This was a repeat purchase because I love the one for my car so much. ‘
With a kaleidoscope of colors, you are sure to find one you like.
The HoneyHolly stainless steel water bottle offers many of the same features as more expensive models and is an affordable, environmentally friendly choice.
The stainless steel water bottle with vacuum cap provides a strong, secure seal to prevent water leakage. Regardless of the temperature of the liquid in the bottle, it will never sweat or feel hot, so it can easily be taken from the office to the gym or on the go.
The functional bottle keeps the liquid cold for up to 24 hours and warm for up to 12 hours, so you don’t have to worry about lukewarm coffee or cold tea.
Contigo has introduced a number of patented technologies to ensure that bottles and cups are leak and spill resistant.
Ideal for your commute, the Contigo water bottles promise a 100% leak-proof lid when closed, so you don’t have to worry about spilling on your laptop. That’s not even the only feature that makes it ideal for on the go. The soft carrying loop is also ideal for carrying, while the sleek bottle fits even in most cup holders in your car or gym.
The THERMALOCK ™ vacuum-insulated stainless steel construction keeps drinks cold for 24 hours or 10 hours warm. The spout is designed to rotate for easy cleaning and adding ice cubes. It is both stylish and practical thanks to the tasteful marble design.
Made from food grade stainless steel and with a three-layer, vacuum-insulated construction, S’wells set the gold standard for reusable bottles.
Thanks to the specially designed Therma-S’well technology, the bottles promise to keep your drinks colder or warmer for longer than the rest. They will keep drinks incredibly unbelievably 41 hours cold and 18 hours warm.
Additional bonuses are the wide bottle mouth, which fits most ice cubes, while the screw cap gives it a more luxurious feel compared to some of the other reusable bottle designs.
S’well has designed some of the most attractive reusable bottles with a range of beautiful prints and colors, ranging from this new best-selling tie-dye design to marble, metallic and monochrome designs.
Chilly’s was founded in 2010 and has since become synonymous with stylish reusable bottles. Pastel, floral, mono or tropical – there is a color and print for everyone.
Thanks to the double-walled vacuum insulation of the bottle, hot water is a thing of the past. By keeping water ice cold for up to 24 hours, you can take this bottle from your desk to the gym and still get that refreshingly cold feeling. Or maybe you like a cup of tea while commuting? No problem, this keeps your tea or coffee warm for 12 hours.
Designed with durable, high-quality stainless steel 304, this bottle will not affect the taste of your drink, and with an airtight screw-on lid there will be no leaks in your bag.
If you’re looking for a bottle to accompany you on hikes or other sporting adventures, the Hydro Flask might be for you.
While slightly more expensive than other models, it’s made from durable, professional stainless steel, so it’s sure to withstand bumps and knocks. The handle is another useful feature for those who like to carry a bottle and is perfect for clamping on backpacks.
Thanks to the unique double-walled insulation, the bottle keeps all your drinks at the optimum temperature for cold and six hours warm for up to 24 hours. With a handy capacity and a generous opening, it’s great for sports drinks and thicker liquids and can easily hold ice cubes.
Slightly larger than the standard 500ml bottles, this one from Klean Kanteen is a great choice for those who want to stay hydrated during hill walks or country walks.
Made of durable stainless steel, this bottle fits seamlessly into your active lifestyle. The addition of the Klean Coat ™ powder finish means it is four times more durable than regular bottles and chip resistant, so it won’t be affected by a bump or two.
This bottle has a leak-proof loop cap, but can easily be swapped out for any of the brand’s sports caps or plastic-free bamboo caps. Easy to clean and dishwasher safe, this is a great on-the-go bottle.
Step into a more sustainable future with one of Corkicle’s cool stainless steel bottles. Not only do they look seriously chic, they have a three-layer insulation that keeps drinks cold for 25 hours and warm for 12 hours. Win win.
Unlike other stainless steel models, this bottle has a non-slip silicone bottom. The soft finish not only makes it pleasant to hold, but also makes it easier to grip.
Thanks to the wide mouth it easily fits some ice cubes. We love the two-tone effect, but the bottle comes in too bright neon designs and even a luxurious leopard print pattern.
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