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Promoting Healthy Lifestyles
Most refillable water bottles are made of polycarbonate, even though scientists have known for years that Bisphenol-A (BPA), a chemical used in the polycarbonate manufacturing process, leaches into whatever liquid goes inside (BPA is a known hormone disruptor that's been linked to birth defects). That's why the Kor One is made from Eastman Tritan, which offers the clarity and performance of polycarbonate but without the dangers of BPA. It's also safer to refill the Kor One than to re-fill single-use bottles, which tend to act as breeding grounds for bacteria. Many single-use bottles are made from polyethylene terephthalate (PET), which studies indicate leaches potentially harmful amounts of antimony and other chemicals, especially as the bottle breaks down from re-use. The KOR ONE, by contrast, is easy to clean and stays safe throughout its lifetime.
Perhaps the most important benefit that the Kor One provides, however, is an immediate delivery system for your body's most important substance: water. Your body contains up to 70 percent water, and every metabolic system depends on it. Even minor dehydration can have significant effects, ranging from fatigue and headaches to indigestion and muscle cramps. The KOR ONE helps overcome these problems by giving you instant access to water, helping keep your muscles and joints happy and lubricated, distributing vitamins and other nutrients throughout the body, and helping remove lactic acid, dead cells, and toxins that would otherwise slow you down (or worse).
A Sustainable Choice
According to the Pacific Institute, the amount of petroleum required to make, ship, and distribute the average single-use water bottle would fill 25 percent of the bottle itself. So when you drink a bottle of water, you're also consuming the equivalent of a quarter of the bottle's volume in oil. The Earth Policy Institute estimates that bottled water consumption is the global warming equivalent of three million cars driven for a year. Drinking from a reusable water bottle, however, is a simple but empowering change. You may not be able to reverse global warming single-handedly, but collectively we can make a difference by changing our water consumption habits.
have to make sure it clamps down completly everytime or it will leak when tipped. otherwise nice looking bottlePublished 2 months ago by Steven
Bottle itself is OK, but the mouth is not big enough to fit conventional ice cubes from a tray. Also the closing mechanism seems somewhat fragile, with 2 small plastic hinges.Published 2 months ago by acadia
This bottle is a pain to fill up without making a mess. Would not recommend.Published 3 months ago by Dreama1
I have owned 4 of these bottles (yes, the SAME one, just different colours). I dropped the first one and it cracked at the top, and the other 2 after it, I left closed with water... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Marielle Shellini Karamath
Love it, looks great and seals well. I haven't had any issues with it leaking even when lying on it's side throughout the day. Handle is comfortable and convenient. Read morePublished 3 months ago by D. Karico
I love the look of this water bottle- I always get comments on it and it never gets taken by mistake as it is so easy to distinguish. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Kay
No complaints here. The shipping was fast and the bottle is great. I think the little sticker things in the lid are a little silly, I feel sorry for whatever engineer had to do... Read morePublished 6 months ago by Adam Brandejs