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Partner Spotlight: Outdoor Afro

Partner Spotlight: Outdoor Afro

Have you heard of Outdoor Afro? Today this incredible organization is featured in the September issue of O Magazine, where they are offering exclusive gifts to anyone who donates to support their work. Klean Kanteen is proud to provide Outdoor Afro branded reusable bottles.


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One Percent for the Planet

One Percent for the Planet

Klean Kanteen forges nonprofit partnerships with organizations that are doing vital work, bringing benefit to people and planet. A key partner in our efforts to give back to our communities by supporting on-the-ground action is 1% for the Planet, an organization that brings together businesses and nonprofits so they can make a bigger impact.


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Partner Spotlight: 5 Gyres

Partner Spotlight: 5 Gyres

Each year, humans produce about 400 million tons of plastic, and less than 10% of that gets recycled. Klean Kanteen is proud to partner with 5 Gyres Institute, a nonprofit that is dedicated to empowering action against the global health crisis of plastic pollution.


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Protecting Our Oceans: One Leg at a Time

Protecting Our Oceans: One Leg at a Time

Read about the all-women crew that sailed from the South Pacific rim to the Galapagos Islands to raise awareness and explore solutions to environmental and health impacts of single-use plastics.


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The Caldron of the Sleeping Giant

The Caldron of the Sleeping Giant

Klean Ambassador Sean Jansen embarks on an ambitious 3 day adventure to circumnavigate around Yellowstone Lake, over 100 miles, on a standup paddleboard. Sean shares photos and stories from his experience, with Klean bottles (and his fishing gear) faithfully by his side. 


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Mr. Kookbox: Nole Cossart Builds 1930's Surfboards

Mr. Kookbox: Nole Cossart Builds 1930's Surfboards

We lent a hand to filmmaker Ben Weiland in bringing his new film, Mr. Kookbox to life. Weiland follows California surfer Nole Cossart as he builds, and then paddles his unlikely surfcraft, dubbed Kookboxes, into thumping Baja surf. Watch the film for some free stoke!   


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Checking In With Our Inspiring Global Partners

Checking In With Our Inspiring Global Partners

The Klean family extends from our Chico, CA headquarters to our operations overseas and our friends around the world. We're lucky to have inspiring partners from across the globe. We checked in with them during these crazy times, to see how are they taking care of themselves and their families.


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Meet the Artist Behind Our Illustrations

Meet the Artist Behind Our Illustrations

We recently connected with Megan Hillman Donovan, the talented illustrator behind our recent series of current event focused illustrations. Megan was kind enough to share some interesting behind the scenes details on her process and background as a creative. 


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Climate Neutral Certified

Climate Neutral Certified

Since the beginning, being a force for good has driven everything we do at Klean Kanteen. We’re pleased to announce the next step in our goal of being the best environmental steward we can be by joining forces with Climate Neutral to achieve a carbon neutral footprint. We are 100% carbon neutral in our manufacturing and delivery of products worldwide.


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Navigating the Great Indoors

Navigating the Great Indoors

We never thought we’d have to get so good at spending time indoors! Like any family, the team at Klean has a wide range of interests, tastes and hobbies. From NPR to Joe Rogan, The Roots to Khruangbin, check out the podcasts, songs, shows and apps that are keeping us sane, for the most part! We hope they bring you inspiration, and new ways to pass the time.


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Garbage on the Gallatin

Garbage on the Gallatin

Klean Ambassador Sean Jansen sets out to bike and fly fish all 142 miles of the Gallatin River in the Northwest corner of Yellowstone National Park. Sean shares his thoughts on enjoying the great outdoors while dealing with all the single-use waste along the way. 


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B Corps Month

B Corps Month

March is B Corp month and Klean Kanteen is proud to be a Certified B Corp. The “benefit” part of our mission is a big deal to us. From the products we make to the nonprofit partnerships we forge and the way we show up in our communities, B Corps are on a mission to make a positive impact in the world.


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Jeff and Michelle, Co-Owners of Klean Kanteen

We’ve always been more comfortable sitting around a campfire than a boardroom table, more at home on the trail than the corporate treadmill.

Jeff Cresswell and Michelle Kalberer, Brother & Sister Co-Owners of Klean

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