Seven Simple Ways To Live More Sustainably

Seven Simple Ways To Live More Sustainably

Being more mindful of our impact on the planet doesn’t need to be associated with affluence, instead sustainable living can oftentimes honor our wallet while honoring the planetMany voice that they neglect making more environmentally conscious decisions because of the perception that it’s too expensive/unattainable or because they simply don’t know where to start. Here are some ideas that don’t require you to spend more to make an impact:

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How To Deal Without A Drinking Water Fountain At Schools

How To Deal Without A Drinking Water Fountain At Schools

By removing water fountains from campuses, schools tried to limit the spread of the highly contagious disease. This idea, in theory, seemed like a positive one at first. But one unfortunate side effect was schools and parents decided to issue plastic water bottles to children.

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Getting Smart and Sustainable with School Supplies

Getting Smart and Sustainable with School Supplies

The new school year is right around the corner, and that means it’s time for a restock on school supplies. This year, make a concerted effort to focus on eco-friendly options for your most important school supplies, from new shoes to reusable food and drink containers.

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How To Succeed in Plastic Free July

How To Succeed in Plastic Free July

Did you know this month is Plastic Free July? We’ll tell you all about ot, show you how easy it is to commit to a plastic-free lifestyle for a month, and give you some tips to help you succeed in Plastic Free July.

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Planet-Friendly Tips for an Epic Beach Day

Planet-Friendly Tips for an Epic Beach Day

There’s nothing better for beating the heat on those hot summer days than heading to the beach. Whether you’re heading out for a day of surf and sand near the ocean, setting up for some relaxation lakeside, or gearing up for a day of play near the river, a little beachside getaway can’t be beat. Here are our best tips to turn the trip into a planet-friendly epic beach day!

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Sustainable Family Adventures With Dad

Sustainable Family Adventures With Dad

This Father’s Day, we’re excited to share a few fun and sustainable family adventures that are perfect to enjoy with Dad this summer, because one of the greatest gifts is spending time together outside. Be sure to pack along your Klean Kanteen gear along the way for these dad adventures to stay fueled and help protect the lands you enjoy!

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Boondocking in Baja

Boondocking in Baja

It’s family adventure season! Klean Ambassador @birdofbalance takes us boondocking through Baja California Sur, sharing her experience of Baja in a raw way, giving reverence to the landscape and pace of the peninsula.

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Why You Should Cut Out Single Use Plastic

Why You Should Cut Out Single Use Plastic

While the most important actions in humanity’s push to protect and preserve the environment still require climate action by large corporations, there is still a role to play for individuals. On a large scale, the actions of a single person can add up to make an impact and help our planet. And there is perhaps no easier and directly effective way to do this than to cut out single-use plastic.

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Last One to the Top

Last One to the Top

What better way to celebrate our newly refreshed backcountry workhorse, the Single Wall Wide, than by coating it in desert dust? Dan Holz and bikepacker friends go for a test ride with Klean's new bottles and camp mugs.

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Top Eco-Friendly Products to Save You More Money

Top Eco-Friendly Products to Save You More Money

One of the most common misconceptions about making environmentally friendly consumer decisions is that it’s somehow more expensive than what we have come to accept as “traditional” products. From food and drink storage to cleaning products, there are a number of options out there that are not only better for the environment, but better for your bank account.

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How to Keep Your Wine Chilled Wherever and Whenever

How to Keep Your Wine Chilled Wherever and Whenever

Whether you’re off to the park for a leisurely picnic with a special someone, enjoying a beautiful day outside with a group of friends, or adventuring through the great outdoors far from civilization, there’s nothing quite like uncorking your favorite wine and enjoying a relaxing glass to complement the experience.

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The Lost Art of Writing A Letter

The Lost Art of Writing A Letter

After a three day digital detox in Joshua Tree National Park, void of vibrations and pings, penning a note felt like the perfect way to continue the slowed down lifestyle and show some gratitude for time well spent with good friends. Pulling a pen from the drawer, tearing out a blank sheet from his notebook, and sitting down with a fresh cup of coffee, Dalton Johnson shares the story of a weekend adventure.

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5 Exceptional  Gifts For the Wine Lover in Your Life

5 Exceptional Gifts For the Wine Lover in Your Life

When in doubt, wine is usually a great gift for the person that seems to have everything. But, how can you make your bottled gift stand out even more? As it usually is with wine, a good pairing is key. Coupling a great bottle with one of these must-have gifts will be sure to delight the wine lover in your life.

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A Day With Iapetus Wines

A Day With Iapetus Wines

As a Northern California-based brand, the tradition of wine making is near and dear to our hearts. Our 25oz Vac Classic Pour-Through bottle is designed to perfectly house a standard bottle of wine, opening up a world of possibilities for where to drink your favorite vintages. Explore the wine culture with our friends Allie and Denis at Little Schooner Studios and the crew at Iapetus Wine.

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Should You Care About 90% Post Consumer Recycled Steel?

Should You Care About 90% Post Consumer Recycled Steel?

Not all recycled steel is created equally. You may have heard about pre- and post-consumer recycled materials before and just chalked them up to buzzwords, but the truth is that recycled steel is an important part of eco-friendly production. So what’s the difference?

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Partner Spotlight: Outdoor Afro

Partner Spotlight: Outdoor Afro

Have you heard of Outdoor Afro? This incredible organization was featured in the September 2020 issue of O Magazine, where they offered exclusive gifts to anyone who donated to support their work. Klean Kanteen was proud to provide Outdoor Afro branded reusable gear for any donation of $150 or more - if you’d like to donate, head over to Outdoor Afro today!

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Dispatch From Greg Long

Dispatch From Greg Long

Klean ambassador, professional big wave surfer and environmental activist Greg Long partnered with filmmaker and friend Mike Nulty to give us a glimpse into a recent dawn patrol session at a remote hike-in wave.

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Hearty 2-Bean Chili Recipe

Hearty 2-Bean Chili Recipe

Our insulated food canisters make for fantastic gifts, storing holiday leftovers, and other warm meals like curries, stews, and soups. Check out this Hearty 2-Bean Chili recipe developed by Toni Okamoto at Plant Based On a Budget. Sure to be a winter favorite!

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An Afternoon in the Alpine

An Afternoon in the Alpine

Klean Ambassador Sean Jansen share his thoughts and experiences escaping to the high alpine wilderness. Hitting the trails and fly fishing in the mountains is well worth the bittersweet efforts for the blissful rewards.

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Invisible Languages Written by The Earth

Invisible Languages Written by The Earth

Klean Ambassador Cayte Bosler expounds on her experiences in nature, and the invisible languages that mother earth has to share with us. For fungi and plant species in the carbon circle hold great sway for our environmental crisis.

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Partner Spotlight: Leave No Trace

Partner Spotlight: Leave No Trace

Our partnerships go beyond transactional. Our roots as a family and employee-owned business are founded in creating strong, lasting relationships with every new partner. Hear from our friends at Leave No Trace about how together, we've cultivated a community for change.

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Matt Foley Spearfishing in California

Spearfishing the Central Coast of California

When Lake Tahoe based photographer Matt Foley tells us he’s headed out on the road we don’t ask too many questions. We just eagerly wait for the resulting image set! With shoulder season in full effect, Matt pointed it south to the central coast for some spearfishing fun, sharing his amazing photos from the trip.

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Cal Major in Scotland on World Oceans Day

Cal Major in Scotland on World Oceans Day

A timely World Oceans Day update from Cal Major on the progress of her stand-up paddleboard adventure around the coast of Scotland, engaging with communities and helping supporting awareness for ocean conservancy and protection.

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Going it Solo Down South in Baja

Going it Solo Down South in Baja

Klean Ambassador Sean Jansen chronicles his journey on the Baja peninsula: surfing, fishing and exploring alone, showing how there is a certain comfort in travelling solo that can be just as rewarding as shared experiences with friends.

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Cal Major paddles around Scotland

Scotland: Ocean Nation

Attempting the world's first circumnavigation of the rugged and remote coastline of Scotland by stand-up paddleboard, Klean ambassador Cal Major sets off to engage with communities and individuals around the coast. She will explore how their connection to the ocean drives them to protect these awe-inspiring places.

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The Long Way: Boat Building with Jay Nelson

The Long Way: Boat Building with Jay Nelson

Klean Kanteen and Subaru are proud to present the film “The Long Way” alongside artist Jay Nelson. This film chronicles the journey and the team it takes to build a boat, capturing the pure joy of hitting the open water for the first time. We hope you enjoy watching this journey take shape as much as we did.

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Camping Hacks to Start the Season

Camping Hacks to Start the Season

Amongst the team at Klean the word “camping” has a lot of different meanings. We have glampers, multi-day backpackers, car campers, overlanders, boondockers....well, you get the idea. The common thread that runs through all these camping sub-species is a desire to get outside as much as possible. Over the years we’ve developed some practices and hacks that help us make that happen. We wanted to share some of our favorites to kick the camping season off on the right foot!

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Moms of Klean

Moms of Klean

This Mother’s Day, and every day, we want to celebrate the moms that make up the incredible culture of Klean Kanteen. We know that we simply couldn’t create, work, or have fun the way we do without the dedication and commitment that each mom pours into this company.

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Touring Lake Tahoe by Land and Air

Touring Lake Tahoe by Land and Air

Majestic Lake Tahoe is nestled in our backyard high in the Sierra Nevada mountain range. Our very own Kasey Judge set out for an airborne expedition over the lake and captured some rare moments along the way.

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Measuring What Matters

Measuring What Matters

Here at Klean we take a holistic approach to understanding and managing the environmental footprint of our products —from sourcing raw materials to manufacturing, packaging, shipping, daily use, and end-of-life disposal. We call this Measuring What Matters.

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Female Leadership with Co-Owner Michelle Kalberer

Female Leadership with Co-Owner Michelle Kalberer

As we continue to celebrate Women this month, we wanted to take the time to spotlight a woman that has made Klean Kanteen possible and has been the heart of this company for over 17 years. We sat down with Michelle Kalberer to ask about the challenges women in leadership are facing and her excitement for the future.

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B Corp Klean Kanteen

What Does B Corp Mean to You?

We asked a couple members of our team what working for a B Corp means to them. March is B Corp month and Klean Kanteen is proud to be a Certified B Corp. From the products we make to the nonprofit partnerships we forge and and the way we show up in our communities, B Corps are on a mission to make a positive impact.

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Minimalist Meal Planning: Vegan and Easy Meal Prep Ideas

Minimalist Meal Planning: Vegan and Easy Meal Prep Ideas

We are proud to feature a fun, simple recipe video from Klean Ambassador Jhánneu, an advocate for intentional and low impact living, in a minimalist and low waste lifestyle. She shares some of her favorite tips for kitchen prep with 3 simple, vegan meals, packing them on-the-go in our Klean Food Solutions.

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Partner Spotlight: OARS

Partner Spotlight: OARS

Have you heard of OARS? Since 2014 Klean Kanteen has been a proud partner with OARS to help eliminate single use products while exploring our beautiful rivers and beyond. Learn more below on who they are and their history of supporting both conservation and river stewardship.

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Build Your Own Mezcal Marinated Fajitas Recipe

Build Your Own Mezcal Marinated Fajitas for On-the-Go

We teamed up with Klean Ambassador Brett Edwards and friends for a fun on-the-go recipe of Mezcal Marinated Fajitas. Perfect for lunch or dinner on the beach or any adventure, transported in our steel lunch boxes and insulated food canisters. Watch the video recipe for step-by-step instructions, along with some awesome scenery from the Oregon coast!

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Valentines Day - Chocolate Covered Strawberries

Easy Valentine’s Day Chocolate Covered Strawberry Recipe

Klean’s passionate about a lot of things, but this time of year we find ourselves loving all things sweet, and we’re hoping everyone else is on the same page as us. For Valentine’s Day we decided to share one of favorite recipes for sugary treats, chocolate covered strawberries!

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Reimaging To-Go in Thailand

Reimagining To-Go in Thailand

Food is a global language that brings people together and inspires connection. At Klean we are fortunate enough to have partners all over the world who join us in our mission to help eliminate single-use waste. Catch up with our friends in Thailand for a fun look at how families are reimagining to-go.

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Everyday Food Solutions: Family, Community and Sustainable Agriculture

Everyday Food Solutions: Family, Community and Sustainable Agriculture

Klean Food Solutions are inspired by stories of people who reimagine the role clean, healthy food plays in their lives. Farmer, Amanda Scott and her family run 63rd Street Farm in Boulder County, Colorado. With a focus on sustainability and education, they take pride in offering everyday food solutions for their community.

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Flyfishing in Oregon

There is No Dream Destination

What's behind the relentlessness of those who are drawn to the outdoors? Join Klean Ambassador Brett Edwards as he captures the story of friend Boomer Olivas on a journey across the globe, stringing one passion for the outdoors in to another.

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New Leakproof Twist Cap with Reusable Straw

New Leakproof Twist Cap with Reusable Straw

The Twist Cap reinvents the Klean Kanteen drinking experience and features a built-in stainless steel straw and leakproof lid when twisted shut. Great for sports, fitness, and active lifestyles, the best water bottles for your everyday routine just got even better!

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Rising Routes by Klean Ambassador Jason Swann

Rising Routes: Shrinking Divides Through Adventure

Klean Ambassador and Outdoor Afro leader Jason Swann explains his formation of Rising Routes, an organization embarking on a journey to shrink humanity’s ever-deepening divides through adventure, common ground, and celebrated individuality.

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In Search of the Fifth Gear

In Search of the Fifth Gear

Join Klean Ambassador Sean Jansen as he shares a vulnerable embark on a road to recovery, in search of his "fifth gear" to life. What started as an exercise, would soon become a vital escape.

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