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Top Refillable Bottle Picks

These light but sturdy bottles, all made to be reused, will not leach toxic Bisphenol-A (BPA) or phthalates.

Stainless Steel


Earth Lust

Eco Canteen

Ecousable F

Enviro Products

Guyot Designs

Kleen Kanteen

Thermos I

ThinkSport I


Living La Vida Verde

Reduce Your Footprint (RYF)

Lined Aluminum



BPA-Free Plastics

Cambelbak Better Bottle TM

Katadyn PET F

Nalgene Everyday and Wide Mouth TM

Nalgene Wide Mouth R

Novara Flowers widemouth bottle

Rubbermaid PP


Somafab Crystal PP

Tupperware PP

*Under normal use. Plastic bottles may leach chemicals if heated.

**Old aluminum bottle epoxy linings contained BPA. Bottles made since August 2008 have BPA-free poly linings.

***Choose Rubbermaid Chug & Sip bottles made with PP#5, not the PC#7ones.


PET: Polyethylene (#1), most-recycled plastic

HDPE: High-Density Polyethylene (#2), widely recycled

PP: Polypropylene (#5), not widely recycled

TM: Eastman Tritan copolyester (#7)

PC: Polycarbonate #7, made with BPA

PS: Polystyrene #6, not recycled; can leach carcinogenic styrene

PVC: Polyvinyl chloride (#), not recycled, can leach toxic phthalates and lead


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