A Zero Waste Advocate’s Guide to Reusable Drink Bottles

A Zero Waste Advocate’s Guide to Reusable Drink Bottles

Just an FYI, the latest new fashion accessory is a reusable drink bottle. The ‘un-coolness’ of carrying around a reusable vessel to quench your thirst, is so 2018. If you don’t have a groovy drink bottle, or you’ve left yours in the public toilets on a road trip and cannot bear the carbon emissions of driving back, here’s a guide to drink bottles so you can stay on trend (oh, and save the planet).


SOL Bottle AU$39.95

Dig a bit of hand blown glass action? This classy AF bottle is for you. Unlike plastic, glass does not absorb residual tastes, odours, or germs. The SOL bottle is made from naturally abundant materials, sand, and has a handy silicon, BPA free sleeve. You have 11 different colours to choose from, so choose wisely.

Fressko NZ$49.95 – $59.95

All tea drinkers rejoice! The Fressko Flask will double as your drink bottle and tea flask. Fressko recommends these flasks for all sorts of beverages, both hot and cold. The infuser means you can add a touch of lemon, mint, or cucumber to your water, without it floating around and jumping into your mouth as you take a sip of water.

Sugar Cane

Worthy A$39.95

“We are one. Planet, ocean, people.” The team at Worthy are huge supporters for the planet, and want you to be too. Worthy bottles are designed and made in Melbourne, from 100% sustainably grown sugarcane. 10% of profits from every bottle are donated to Vision Rescue to help abandoned children living on the streets of Mumbai. The founder, Angela, is seriously a woman on a mission to save the world.

Worthy sustainable sugarcane reusable bottle

Yuhme Bottle A$44

You’ll definitely stand out in the crowd with one of these. Designed to be light when you travel, and recycled at the end of its life, the Yuhme Bottle is made from sugarcane and completely CO2 negative. To top it off, each bottle provides at least three months of clean water to an individual in the Central African Republic. Now that’s a good bottle.

Stainless Steel

Klean Kanteen A$41.50 – $79.95

Klean Kanteen have been the reusable drink bottle pioneers since the very beginning. Known for their insulated, stainless steel designs that last lifetimes, they’ve really hit the nail on the head when it comes to durability. Klean Kanteen have a massive range of sizes, colours, and styles, so there’s bound to be something that takes your fancy.

Chunky NZ$49.90

If you’re ready to take your drink bottle to the next level, choose a double walled stainless steel beauty from Chunky. They’re all hand wrapped in original artwork by artist, Cass Urquhart. Don’t just drink water, carry art with you! The bottles are absolute masterpieces, and will keep your cold drinks cold for 24 hours, and your hot drinks hot for 12 hours too.

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Bento Ninja NZ$29.95 – $49.95

Bento Ninja is New Zealand’s home of stainless steel. They have everything you could imagine, including drink bottles. Hello leak proof lids, hello powder coated matte finish that means your bottle won’t slip from your hands! The loop handle on the lid is ideal for carrying around, and there are mini sizes for your mini-mes too.

S’well Bottle A$25-$35

Ah, the infamous S’well bottle. It’s obsessed over in the reusable drink bottle world. But there’s no surprises there. S’well are the fastest growing woman-owned company in the country! The bottles come in three different sizes, they’re tripled walled, vacuum insulated, and made from food grade stainless steel.


Frank Green A$39.95 – $49.95

Frank Green’s selection system is impressive. First choose your bottle type, then move onto the lid, colour, and any extras. They’ve made picking your forever bottle super easy for you, plus their ceramic drink bottles prove drink bottles most certainly can be sexy.

Credit: Nourished Life.

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Disclosure: All prices are correct at time of publishing. This curated list does not fully take into account all the ethical considerations that are unique to each individual. Before making a purchase, we encourage you to do your own research paying special attention to the supply chain and your own particular set of ethics. This list also includes affiliate links. Click here to read more about our policies.

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