The beauty of the reusable water bottle is that it’s just that — reusable. You can repeatedly head to the water cooler or faucet to fill it up, but when your bottle continually stays wet, it doesn’t have the chance to get a proper cleaning. Since bacteria love a moist, dark environment, it’s good to get in the habit of cleaning your bottle every night — or at least every few days. Here are some ways you can get rid of the germs and grime.
Throw it in the dishwasher: Some bottles are dishwasher safe, so check the bottom of your bottle or the brand’s website to make sure. Kleen Kanteen Classic stainless-steel bottles and glass bottles like those from Lifefactory and bkr are dishwasher safe, as well as some products from Nalgene and Camelbak.
On my last trip out of the country (which was so, so long ago), I was lucky enough to travel to Singapore with people who love to work out as much they love to eat.
As I get ready to leave for my next trip, I’m a little concerned about how to stay fit without other people to keep me motivated.
If you feel the same way with the long weekend coming up, here’s a list of 7 portable items you should pack, based on your preferred physical activities, to keep you working towards your fitness goals.
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For the environmentalist: Lifefactory Glass Bottles
What it’s best for: Originally started as a safe and healthy baby bottle company in 2007, Lifefactory now offers beverage and wine glasses, food storage containers and their very popular water bottles.Available with a flip cap, classic cap or straw cap in a variety of sizes, all of their products are made out of recyclable glass, medical-grade silicone and phthalate-free polypropylene caps. All materials are BPA/PHS-free and dishwasher safe.