Bottoms Up: Truman's Review of Reusable Water Bottles

The single-use water bottle is one of the biggest contributors to plastic in our landfills and waterways. Fortunately, many companies have come up with modern, sustainable twists on the humble beverage container, and we’re here to share our favorites with you. (We will not receive any money if you click the links. We still haven’t figured out how that digital sorcery works.)

For the neat freaks
Contigo Couture Thermalock
Perfect for hot or cold drinks, this option stands out for its removable drinking spout, perfect for adding ice...or deep cleaning :)
$19.99, gocontigo.com

For the wave riders
4Ocean Stainless Steel Bottle
Another good option for hot or cold beverages, this one comes with some bonus benevolence: every bottle purchased funds the removal of one pound of trash from oceans and coastlines.
$20.00, 4ocean.com

For the fitness fanatics
Hydro Flask 21oz Standard Mouth
This bottle stands out for it’s vacuum-sealed, insulated sports cap. It’s a great option for taking on those hikes...or for keeping that beverage cold while you binge-watch Netflix.
$35.95, rei.com

For the panda lovers
Klean Kanteen
With a claim of keeping drinks cold up to 40 hours, we’re intrigued. What’s more? It’s sustainably harvested bamboo lid makes it completely plastic free.
$40.95, kleankanteen.com

For the preppers
LifeStraw GO
The manufacturer claims you can safely fill water from a stream because it’s two-stage filtration straw tackles bad taste AND bacteria. The only downside? It doesn’t keep drinks cold. But if you’re drinking from a stream, how picky are ya, really?
$44.95, shop.lifestraw.com