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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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Planning for the Unknown

Planning for the Unknown

Klean Ambassador and adventure photographer Elisabetta Piantoni sets out on an amazing trip to Iceland, and learns that the best laid plans rarely turn out as expected. But you can chose to accept the unknown and appreciate the beauty of experiences, with every moment, misadventure, and unforgettable memory along the way. 


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3 Ways to Upgrade Instant Soup

3 Ways to Upgrade Instant Soup

Instant soups are a staple for many backpacking meals. They're easy to prepare with just boiling water, and help warm cold bodies on chilly evenings. Klean Ambassador Jen Sotolongo makes three of her favorites into heartier soup meals for the trail, served in a Klean Kanteen of course.


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Easy Vegan Hot Chocolate Recipes

Easy Vegan Hot Chocolate Recipes

On late season hikes, Klean Ambassador Jen Sotolongo likes to bring along warm hot chocolate to keep the shivers at bay when she stops to enjoy the view. Enjoy some of her favorite homemade recipes, stored and poured with an Insulated TKPro.


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From Sand to Snow: A West Coast Road Trip

From Sand to Snow: A West Coast Road Trip

Klean Ambassador and photographer Matt Foley set out on a pretty epic West Coast road trip, with no real plan other than surfing, skating and snowboarding with friends in a hand crafted school bus. He shared stories and photos from the trip, fully-equipped with Klean Kanteens at his side of course.


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Tips on Making the Best Holiday Cocktail

Tips on Making the Best Holiday Cocktail

What better way to get into the spirit of the season than with throwing together the perfect holiday cocktail? We had a lot of fun trying out this new recipe for a midweek nightcap—because who doesn’t need one of those every once in a while? 


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In Good Company: Ohio River Cleanup

In Good Company: Ohio River Cleanup

A couple of Klean’s team members took on the challenge to fly to Ohio and join forces with In Good Company to comb through the Ohio River, one of the most polluted rivers in the U.S. 


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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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