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Are stainless steel water bottles safe to drink from?

Are stainless steel water bottles safe to drink from?

If you are in the market for a reusable water bottle, it’s fair to say you’re already right on course for a more sustainable way of living. When shopping, you will come across reusable bottles made from many different materials, which can make it tricky to choose which one is best. As a vessel for carrying drinking water, how safe a bottle is to use must be a key concern. In the next sections, we will reveal just how healthy it is to drink from a stainless-steel solution. While other options are lighter to carry or more affordable, when it...

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Martin Watts
Is stainless steel safe for coffee, your health and the planet?

Is stainless steel safe for coffee, your health and the planet?

According to National Geographic cartographers, we now have five oceans to look after, as you may have recently seen in the news. This makes the question of how to protect our planet from the destructive stream of plastic pollution ending up in it is more relevant than ever. So how does the way you drink your coffee affect the safety and well-being of the planet as well as your own health and safety? A new ocean to look after National Geographic cartographers have recently reclassified a body of water around Antarctica as a new ocean – the Southern Ocean. This means...

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Martin Wats
The Truth Behind BPA and Single Use Plastic Water Bottles

The Truth Behind BPA and Single Use Plastic Water Bottles

It’s no secret to most of us that single-use plastics are awful for the environment. The worrying statistics are piling up, with experts estimating that between 5.5 and 14.6 million tonnes of plastic currently enter the ocean each year and that if we continue on with the rate at which we’re currently polluting, there will be more plastic than fish in the ocean by 2050. If that doesn’t ring alarm bells in your head, we don’t know what will. Bad for our bodies and the environment Not only are single-use plastics bad for the environment and polluting our oceans, but they’re bad...

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Martin Wats
The science behind vacuum insulated water bottles

The science behind vacuum insulated water bottles

Vacuum insulated water bottles are everywhere and it’s not just because they’re brightly coloured or are saving the planet. Why is it that these stainless steel water bottles are so much better than your average plastic water bottle? Well, you’re about to find out. Free of BPA, unbreakable, and no materials that leach BPA (bisphenol A) is used to make certain plastics and containers, such as the ones we use to store food and drinks, notably plastic water bottles. BPA has many health risks that insulated water bottles do not have as the chemical is not found in stainless steel....

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