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The environmental impact of plastic water bottle production is at an all-time high. It is estimated that about 400 million tonnes of plastic waste are produced every year around the world, according to The UN Environment Programme.

Making the shift from single-use plastic bottles to reusable, sustainable and eco-friendly water bottles is a major step in decreasing plastic waste. The Cresswell family, inventors of the Klean Kanteen brand, were amazed by the environmental value of using stainless steel products in the replacement of single-use plastics.

Single-use plastics:

In the early 2000s, plastic seemed to be the only option available for consumers wishing to buy a water bottle.

Single-use plastics are exactly what they sound like, plastic items that are created to be used once, then thrown away. Around 9.1 billion tons of plastic have been produced since the 1950s, ending up in the oceans, harming wildlife and speeding up climate change.

In response to this environmental disaster, Klean Kanteen sold the first BPA (Bisphenol A, a harmful chemical used in plastics) free stainless-steel bottle in 2004, now known as the Classic 532ml. This inspired a wave of sustainable, continuous-use products throughout the world.

Klean Kanteen is now an international brand but importantly maintains its status as a family and employee-owned company, sticking to its message and main principles. This enables them to consistently fight for climate neutrality and lessen their environmental footprint where possible

There has additionally been major research to suggest that plastic bottles can be dangerous, not only to the planet but to our bodies. Continuous-use water bottles such as the Insulated TK Wide 592ml – Twist Cap or Insulated Classic 355ml use 18/8 food-grade stainless steel that won’t retain or impart flavours, making them perfect plastic-free options, that won’t harm you, or the planet.

Devoted to people and the planet:

Klean Kanteen is entirely devoted to people and the planet, protecting, and preserving the environment by designing sustainable high-performance products. They are actively involved in decreasing their carbon footprint and aim to give back to people and the environment. They are Climate Neutral Certified, a member of 1% For the Planet and a certified B Corporation.

Climate Neutral is a non-profit organisation that aims to create a low-carbon world by recruiting companies to measure, reduce, and offset their carbon emissions publicly. Klean Kanteen has completed this process and is 100% carbon neutral in the manufacture and delivery of its products worldwide.

As a Certified B Corporation, Klean Kanteen has met the standards of social and environmental transparency and accountability and as members of 1% For the Planet, 1% of their sales are invested into organisations that make the world a more sustainable place.

Less than 10% of all plastic ever produced has been recycled. Klean Kanteen has a range of products to help remove plastic from your life. For festivals or parties, the Cup Brushed Stainless can replace single-use plastic or paper cups.

These products will last a lifetime and in the long term, save your pocket and the environment. Save money by avoiding paper cups and plastic bottles. Klean Kanteen’s heavy-duty metals can be used over and over again backed by a Strong as Steel guarantee.

Bring your custom printed  Insulated TK Wide 355ml – Twist Cap with you and stay hydrated using free tap water refills, or even grab an iced coffee using the Camp Mug 355ml or Insulated Tumbler 237ml, showing off your company logo, your drink will stay iced for up to 33 hours!

Play your part!

Klean Kanteen is doing its part!

They have created an amazing range of sustainable, environmentally friendly products. It’s time to reconsider all those plastic bottles you buy for convenience. Remember that the actions of one person can really aid in helping the planet and the fight against climate change. Let’s work together to make the world a more sustainable place.

Branded Klean Kanteen Bottles:

We think that the Klean Kanteen bottles are incredible products with an amazing colour range. But did you know that you can customise them with your own branding?

Click here to explore our wide range of promotional Klean Kanteen products that can be engraved on or printed in a single colour to suit your requirements! Choose the perfect colour, add your logo, and brand messaging, and make your Klean Kanteen stand out from the crowd.

Elevate your marketing campaign or provide amazing promotional products at your next company event by providing bottles printed with your logo. Scrap the single-use party cups, promote your brand and encourage sustainable choices.

Ditch the plastics and enjoy printed water bottles that look and perform as well as always. Contact us to print your brand logo on a high-quality, sustainable product.

For more information on the products we offer, or for guidance on branding methods, please get in touch. Our branding experts will be happy to discuss product ideas for your clients in more detail. You can email us at or call us directly on 01273 512512.

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