The best reusable water bottles are ones that are made from a material that is not plastic, and last for years. There are various choices from insulated stainless steel to bamboo to reinforced glass.
Plastic water bottles never biodegrade. And if discarded, the solid plastic gradually breaks down into microplastics, millions of pieces of tiny plastics that are invisible to marine wildlife, which accidentally ingest them, if water bottles fall down storm drains and reach the sea.
Avoid wide-mouth bottles for hot liquids or for children.
These beautiful stainless steel water bottles are condensation-free and cool to the touch. They are made with double-walled vacuum insulated technology, to keep drinks cold for 24 hours, and hot for 12 hours. In 3 colours (stone, coral or black), the food-grade stainless steel retains taste and purity. Profits help environmental and youth causes.
A Minimalist Stainless Steel Water Bottle
Nought Stainless Steel Water Bottle is in a beautiful Scandinavian-inspired minimalist design. It has a leakproof screw-top lid with an easy carry handle, and a wide neck with curved lip. This bottle keeps drinks cold for up to 24 hours, and hot for up to 12 hours.
Stylish Insulated Stainless Steel Water Bottle
Wave Stainless Steel Water Bottle is a stylish insulated bottle with a screw cap. Designed for those on the move, it can keep your drinks cool for up to 24 hours, and hot for up to 12 hours. Perfect for refilling and reusing, the 600ml bottle is great for safe hydration. Leakproof, and easy to clean.
Reusable Water Bottles to Save Turtles
These reusable water bottles to save turtles, are from Shlurple, a company that makes reusable straws, their logo is ‘Buy a Shlurple, Save a Turtle!’ The bottles are 350ml size, made from insulated stainless steel, with a rubber metal vacuum lid. Choose from Le Pink, Le Green, Le Yellow or Le Brown. Sent in a cardboard box.
Water Bottles to Save Our Seas
FOSH Water Bottles feature durable powder-coated finishes designed for every day and have triple-wall insulation and a thermal lid, to keep drinks hot for 12 hours, or cold for 24 hours. Sold in several colours including Ice Cream White, Indigo, Blaze Red, Caribbean Blue, Graffiti, Plain Stainless Steel, Flamingo Pink, Butterfly Yellow or Pistachio.
A Water Bottle to Save the Oceans
Ocean Bottle is dishwasher-safe and has a handy carry loop, and the top unscrews to become a cup. 500ml in size and dishwasher-safe, and carries a 2-year warranty. Sold in recycled packaging, it’s made from double wall vacuum-insulated stainless steel and recycled content, with anti-leak dual opening lid, to make filling and cleaning a breeze.
For each bottle sold, the company donates to an organisation that employs local people worldwide, to clear the ocean of plastic bottles. You help further when scanning your bottle at selected outlets, to refill your bottle with tap (faucet) water.
A Water Bottle to Help Homeless People
This water bottle to help homeless people is perfect for daily commutes, picnics in the park, the gym or by your desk, with a handle on top, to stay hooked. Made from super-insulated stainless steel, the bottle comes with two free bottle caps (one with a handle and one without). It can keep drinks cold for 24 hours and hot for 12 hours. Leakproof, do not put in dishwasher or microwave.
Patterned Stainless Steel Water Bottles
These pretty patterned stainless steel water bottles are all made by Qwetch. They are Designed to keep drinks warm for up to 12 hours or cold up to 24 hours, they are not suitable for carbonated drinks.
Colourful Stainless Steel Water Bottles
These colourful stainless steel water bottles are made from double-walled vacuum insulated material with a wide mouth opening (do not use this for hot liquids, nor with children). In many colours, including mini handbag versions with bamboo lids:
Reusable Water Bottles for Children
This company also makes colourful reusable water bottles for children. They are also made from stainless steel but this time have BPA-free plastic lids to make them easier to use, though should still not be used for hot liquids. They have 350ml capacity with a flip open spout that screws onto bottle, and is leakproof when closed. Hand wash, use with supervision. Sipper lid included with mini bottle.
Self-Cleaning Reusable Water Bottle
This self-cleaning reusable water bottle is double-walled to keep drinks cold for 12 hours or hot for 4. It uses UV technology to clean the inner of bacteria, viruses and mould, just click a button, takes 3 minutes. When tested, this bottle killed over 99.99% of bacteria when exposed to 3 minutes of UV-C light.
Do not wash this bottle in the dishwasher, nor submerge the lid in water, as it will damage the UV technology. Avoid wide-mouth bottles for hot liquids or for children.