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HOPE Stream - The healthiest and safest water bottle possible

HOPE Stream
HOPE Stream

Pros
-made of abundant natural resources
-low energy inputs for manufacturing compared to metal or plastic
-borosilicate glass is resistant to heat
-bottle is microwave and dishwasher safe
-neoprene cover is washing machine safe
-does not leach BPA into beverage
-glass is easy to clean and maintains brand-new look
-strap allows for hand-free movement
-cap ring prevents leakage
-neoprene cover insulates liquids to retain temperature
-plasticisers (toxins always present in plastic) in lid are extremely low
-handles all types of liquids


Cons
-glass can break under extreme conditions


Cost:
$20

Addional Comments
-holds up to 500ml

Stainless Steel
Stainless Steel

Pros
-can keep liquid hot for an extended amount of time
-does not leach BPA into beverage
-dishwaser safe
-handles all types of liquids
-durable
-100% recyclable at curbside recycling
-high post consumer recycling usage


Cons
-can retain coffee or tea odours or metallic taste when using with water

-difficult to keep stainless steel looking brand new
-lid contains plasticisers (toxins always present in plastic)
-not microwave safe
-regardless of stainless steel grade, it will always leach into water
-energy intensive extraction and manfacturing



Estimated Cost:
$10-20

Addional Comments
-holds up to 500ml

Glass
Stainless Steel

Pros
-made of abundant natural resources
-low energy inputs for manufacturing compared to metal or plastic
-bottle is dishwasher safe
-does not leach BPA into beverage
-glass is easy to clean and maintains brand-new look
-handles all types of liquids


Cons
-regular glass can break in small falls
-not microwave safe with silicon rubber seal
-does not retain temperature of liquids



Cost:
$15-30

Addional Comments
-holds up to 500ml

Plastic
Water Bottle

Pros
-dishwasher safe
-lightweight

Cons
-made from petrochemicals
-low recyclability
-retains odours and stains from past liquids
-not microwave safe
-hot and acidic liquids should be avoided
-may leach chemicals



Cost:
$5-15

Addional Comments
-holds up to 500ml
-if bottle has a "1" inside recycling triangle, bacteria build up is likely
-if bottle has a "2", "4" or "5" inside recycling triangle, it can not stand up to repeated washing
-if bottle has a "3", "6" or "7" inside recycling triangle, it may leach BPA

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