10 best reusable water bottles to help you reduce plastic use and save money

Best reusable water bottles to help you reduce plastic use and save money

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Reusable bottles are better than single-use plastic for a plethora of reasons: They don’t end up in the trash after you guzzle them, they often hold more water than a standard bottle that you’d grab at a convenience store, they save you money in a very short amount of time of using them, and many of them are beautiful (as you’ll see below) thus making them a great accessory.

Having a full bottle on you at all times is also a great reminder to keep sipping to make sure you get your recommended 64 ounces every day.

We looked at several popular bottles on the market and chose our top favorites in different categories ranging from glass to the indestructible Yeti. Keep scrolling to find your next reusable water bottle and always remember to stay hydrated!

In the spirit of sustainability, make sure to check out our roundups for eco-conscious denim brands and cleaning products, too!

Surfer 32oz Wide Mouth Tritan Water Bottle

Nalgene

Surfer 32oz Wide Mouth Tritan Water Bottle

BEST: Overall

Nalgene’s most popular bottle is this 32oz wide-mouth version that comes in fun, bright colors and is fully customizable to look exactly the way you want. Choose from a list of bottle and lid colors to add a little fun into your sipping routine.

Nalgene
$11.99

Fidus Large 1 Gallon Motivational Water Bottle with Paracord Handle & Removable Straw

Fidus

Fidus Large 1 Gallon Motivational Water Bottle with Paracord Handle & Removable Straw

BEST: Goal-setting

If you’re reaching for the gallon-a-day mark and don’t want to refill something smaller, this is the perfect option for you.

You’ll enjoy the visualization of watching the water literally slip away as you drink it down, and there’s no wondering where you stand–the bottle tells you exactly what a great job you’re doing. The only downside is it’s a little heavy for anyone who needs something more portable.

Fidus
$22.99

ViDrate 'Timer' Bottle

ViDrate

'Timer' Bottle

BEST: Encouraging (with optional flavor boosters)

We love bottle that encourage you to keep going, and this is a far more portable option for those on the go. It’s affordable, BPA free, and it comes with a convenient handle and straw for easy sipping.

We also highly suggest trying out a sachet of ViDrate delicious water enhancers that come in bundles of varying sizes with mouth-watering flavors like Mojito, Mixed Berry, and Tropical ready to tempt you into chugging your H2O more often.

ViDrate
$12.35

Premium Filtering Water Bottle - Stainless Steel, 32oz

Brita

Premium Filtering Water Bottle - Stainless Steel, 32oz

BEST: Filtered

Whether you want to ensure tap water is its cleanest or you need to filter water on the go in an emergency (think rest stop sinks while traveling, a creek while camping, etc.), this bottle from trusted brand Brita is the best option for removing impurities on the spot.

It holds 32 ounces of water, made of stainless steel, is double-wall insulated, and has a WQA Certified to “filter as you drink to reduce chlorine (taste and odor) and particulates.” The same model also comes in colorful BPA-free plastic options, should steel not be your favorite.

Brita
$34.99

Glossier Water Bottle

Glossier

Water Bottle

BEST: Most beautiful

For those who love the sleek styling of cosmetic company Glossier’s aesthetic, this green Nalgene bottle is lovely, floral, and petite for easy carrying.

“Originally made for Glossier Seattle, our Nalgene Water Bottle quickly became a fan favorite,” the company says, “so we decided to bring it back for good! We love it for a bunch of reasons: the just-right 16 oz. size, the narrow mouth (easy drinking, less spilling), and handy loop top.”

Glossier
$15.00

Hive Glass Water Bottle - 25oz

Hive

Glass Water Bottle - 25oz

Best: Glass

Glass is a beautiful alternative when trying to save the planet and use sustainable products, plus it won’t leach any excess chemicals or tastes into your drinks.

This beauty from Hive has a sleek profile and uses responsibly sourced materials to reduce waste and chemicals, has a wide mouth for adding ice or mixers easily, and holds 25oz so it won’t weigh you down on the go.

Hive
$35.00

Quest Nalgene Camp 32 oz. Water Bottle

Quest

Nalgene Camp 32 oz. Water Bottle

BEST: For nature lovers

This is yet another 32oz Nalgene standard, but the mountain terrain imagery rendered beautifully in bright colors is sure to please the nature lover’s eye. We already told you why it’s a great bottle, but this one’s all about the art.

Quest
$12.00

YETI Rambler 26 oz Bottle, Vacuum Insulated, Stainless Steel with TripleHaul Cap

YETI

Rambler 26 oz Bottle, Vacuum Insulated, Stainless Steel with TripleHaul Cap

Best: Indestructible

Yetis are the Rolls Royce of indestructible water bottles. Invest the money on one if you’re notoriously tough on bottles, especially in an outdoors setting. It has double wall insulation, a three-finger grip, 18/8 stainless steel construction so it can stand up to nearly anything.

If you don’t like the look of this white one, click through to see the variety of Duracoat colors–all refuse to scratch or fade.

YETI
$74.97

Glow In The Dark Alien Nalgene Water Bottle 32oz

Nalgene

Glow In The Dark Alien Nalgene Water Bottle 32oz

BEST: Novelty

For something goofy and fun that you won’t lose while camping or in a dark club, try this glow-in-the-dark alien bottle that lights up like a glow worm when the lights go out. It holds 32oz of water or whatever other liquid you might like, such as the late-night iced coffee you'll need while sleeping in shifts to avoid abduction.

THERMOS Funtainer 12 Ounce Stainless Steel Vacuum Insulated Kids Straw Bottle, Lime

THERMOS

Funtainer 12 Ounce Stainless Steel Vacuum Insulated Kids Straw Bottle, Lime

BEST: For kids

More than 17,000 reviews on Amazon give this Thermos Funtainer for kids a five-star rating with many reviews calling it easy to clean, leak-proof, and the perfect size for your little ones to cart to school.

It keeps beverages cold up to 12 hours, and there are more than 30 colors and character themes to choose from so you can help your child stay excited about hydration.

THERMOS
$15.10
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