Ever wonder what happens to something after you throw it away? Or how much trash you are accumulating each day? For a lot of us, trash is out of sight, out of mind once the garbage truck takes it away or we throw it into the waste bin when we’re out in public. It’s easy to be desensitized to just how much waste we’re actually producing, because it’s everywhere! For environmental activist Rob Greenfield, this was an important aspect of environmentalism that he wanted to bring light to. And I think it’s safe to say that he did! Continue reading
Tag Archives: Sustainability
What is Upcycling?
There are a lot of ways to start living a more sustainable life, from daily habits to purchasing habits and everything in between, there is a lot we can incorporate into our daily lives to prioritize sustainability. One easy and effective way to do that is by making the switch to reusable water bottles from single-use plastic water bottles (and all plastic beverage bottles!). There are many different reusable water bottle options out there, and of course many different processes for producing those bottles. Let’s learn a bit more about one kind of production process called Upcycling, which is helping to reduce landfill waste in more than one way! Continue reading
Reusable Water Bottles are More Important Than Ever
Summer is in full swing, which means hot (and for our team here in Maine…humid) days are here to stay. More time outside in the heat and sun means that more people will be taking their hydration on the go. Drinking water and staying hydrated while outside in the sun are super important when trying to stay cool. We know that more people are reaching for their water bottle right now …but what kind of bottle are they reaching for? Unfortunately, for many it’s still a single-use plastic bottle rather than reusable water bottles. Continue reading
Canada Schedules Single-Use Plastics Ban
We know that sustainability has become a hot topic in recent years, and for good reason. Environmental groups have urged government officials across the globe to prioritize sustainable practices on every level as climate change continues to be one of the biggest threats current and future generations. More and more organizations and individuals have begun to focus on this issue and create programs and initiatives to help solve it. One concrete step towards a more sustainable future has come from Canada, as they publicly schedule a ban on popular single-use plastics to take place over the next few years. This is a huge undertaking and will hopefully result in reduced waste across the country!
Clean Beaches Week: Head to the Beach with Reusable Water Bottles!
Clean Beach Week is July 1-7! It’s an entire week every year that is dedicated to celebrating our beautiful beaches and highlighting the importance of keeping them clean. Here in Maine (where our team is headquartered) we have some absolutely gorgeous beaches, so this idea hits close to home! Every time I step foot on a beach, I’m reminded just how incredible planet Earth is and how lucky I live where I do. (And glad I am that I use reusable water bottles instead of plastic!) Continue reading
The Best Water Bottles Made with Natural Materials
There are thousands (probably millions) of water bottle options out there to choose from. Each claiming to be good for the environment, sustainable, recyclable, and more. It’s hard to decipher which bottles are greenwashing and which bottles are actually worth your time. Lucky for you, we’ve compiled a list of water bottles that are perfect for brands who are prioritizing sustainability and conscious consumerism. Wondering what the best water bottle is that’s made with natural materials? Check out our list below of some of our favorites. Continue reading
Earth Month Reflections: Could You Lead a Plastic-Free Life?
You may have read the title of this blog and immediately thought “no way”. In today’s world, this seems like an almost impossible task, and one that many people may think is not worth it. All you have to do is start thinking about commonly used items to realize that plastic is everywhere. Whether its single-use or reusable, plastic has become a pillar of our society. So how do you even start living a life that’s free of plastic? As we approach Earth Day, let’s talk about ways we can make influential change on an individual level. Continue reading
5 Ways that Custom Water Bottles in Bulk Can Build Your Brand
Did you just start a new business? Want to increase awareness about your nonprofit? Hoping to encourage employees to be more healthful? There are lots of ways in which custom water bottles in bulk can make your brand more appealing. Whether you’re wanting to strengthen company culture among employees or get the word out about your services, customized water bottles can help. There are plenty of reasons why, but let’s highlight 5 of them: Continue reading
Custom Water Bottles: The Perfect Promo Item for Outdoor Brands!
There are many ways to get moving outside and enjoy the outdoors! Whether you’re hiking, camping, biking, or heading to the park for a picnic, getting outside is always a good idea! Sunshine and fresh air do wonders for both our physical and mental health. Studies show that getting outside helps improve sleep, focus, lessen anxiety, lower blood pressure, and has tons of other benefits! Custom water bottles help get us moving outside and help us stay hydrated while doing so. If you’re a company who values a healthy and happy life for your employees and customers, then custom water bottles are the perfect promotional item for you! Continue reading
Best Water Bottle for Sustainability: Let’s Talk About It!
As springtime begins and the weather starts to get warmer, more opportunities for outdoor events and gatherings start unfolding! From school sports games to community outreach, we have a wide range of bottles to fit your needs. A lot of outdoor events like farmers markets and community garden events seem to have one theme in common: sustainability! You may be wondering: what is the best water bottle that aligns with my values of sustainability? Look no further! We’ll highlight some of the top water bottle choices if sustainability is important to you. Continue reading