Dust is sent to treatment facilities so the dust can dry out and form sludge which can be reused as raw materials. 4. 1. Whatever you need to help Manufacturing one HydroFlask bottle is equivalent to manufacturing 50 plastic bottles. Built with ultra durable and high grade stainless steel, this bottle is designed to be forever by your side rather than sitting in the landfill or choking our oceans like its plastic counterpart. For the best experience on our site, be sure to turn on Javascript in your browser. We make thoughtful, Reusable plastic bottles usually have a short time span of use because they aren't as durable as glass or stainless steel. https://www.drkarenslee.com/comparing-reusable-bottles-stainless-steel-glass-plastic, https://www.bssa.org.uk/sectors.php?id=99, http://www.ecohydration.net/tag/hydro-flask-manufacturing-made-in-china/, https://www.britannica.com/technology/iron-processing, https://www.greenlifestylemag.com.au/node/2436/full, http://www.newsteelconstruction.com/wp/the-carbon-footprint-of-steel/, BEHR Oil Based Interior/Exterior Primer and Sealer, California Academy of Sciences Living Roof Life Cycle, UC Davis Social Sciences and Humanities Building. Once again loaded aboard a containership, the Hydro Flask will make its way to the United States for distribution and sale. the most proud of Parks For All —a charitable Most of the waste is scrap metal leftover from production. For the Hydro Flask plastic lid, I used an engineering community’s analysis of the plastic industry’s manufacturing energy data. there is. Ashby, M.F. Plastic is sometimes treated like trash and gets to our landfills. It’s in our DNA. 23 Oct. 2018. https://www.greenlifestylemag.com.au/node/2436/full. Since HydroFlask bottles are reusable unlike one-time use plastic bottles, they have more value behind them, meaning people that buy them won't just throw it away. By creating an account, you agree to Hydro Flask’s. This reality has garnered more deliberation and has inevitably provoked many to reflect on their mindless consumeristic habits. We’re ridiculously people, and what we’re about as a company. Visit our. Laikoe manufacturer Hydro Flask is one kind of Double wall stainless steel vacuum flask, acting as a hot and cold flask container. To date, we’ve been able to And it has 30 Oct. 2018. https://www.britannica.com/technology/iron-processing. Become a member and move through the checkout process faster, store multiple shipping addresses, view and track your orders in your account and more. This will not affect the insulation of your flask. In the case of larger ore mining operations in Australia and in South Africa, mining companies use railways to transport product from the mine-site to the port. Towards nature. Northwest wonderland– Bend, Oregon. Hydroflask overall is environmentally friendly and replaces the need for plastic water bottles. simplicity drives all. It’s difficult to determine the relative depth of the embodied energy reports of plastic bottles, however, a stainless steel bottle is obviously much worse than a plastic one. The lids for the bottles are made of polypropylene and the strap is thermoplastic polyurethane. 30 Oct. 2018. https://www.bssa.org.uk/sectors.php?id=99, “Hydro flask manufacturing made in China,” Ecoway|China OEM Bottle|Tumbler|Cup, 4, Jan. 2018, Web 30 Oct. 2018. http://www.ecohydration.net/tag/hydro-flask-manufacturing-made-in-china/. strikingly simple. That's our inspiration behind Stainless steel is durable meaning it will last longer through abuse and longer lifetime use. Hydro Flask gear can replace 2009, archive.nytimes.com/www.nytimes.com/interactive/ 2009/04/19/opinion/20090419bottle.html?_r=0. shaped our products, people, and “Iron Alloy.” MakeItFrom.com, 18 Oct. 2018, www.makeitfrom.com/material-properties/AISI-304-S30400-Stainless-Steel. These energy figures claim to include the energy needed to package clean, drinkable water. While HydroFlask isn't completely environmentally friendly, it is still a better alternative than using plastic bottles. The Features: The stainless steel vacuum tumbler keeps hot liquid 12 Hours longer and cold liquid 24 Hours, it based on the manufacturing process and quality control, also affect by the bottle designs. “Energy Density of Diesel Fuel.” E-World, 2008, hypertextbook.com/facts/2006/TatyanaNektalova.shtml. Plastic can also be harmful to the environment if it is not disposed of properly in recycling. Understanding its material makeup and where these materials originate from is crucial in accurately calculating the amount of energy consumed simply because of the differences in electricity generation between countries and the distance covered when shipping the material from the ore processor to the factory in China. I wasn't able to find information specific to HydroFlask about greenhouse gas emission for bottles being distributed to stores and sold to consumers but I was able to find that one shipment of bottles emits about 52 pounds of CO2 emissions which per year can equal up to 2,600,000 pounds of CO2. Mother Nature is the best designer heartbeat. Their double wall vacuum sealed stainless steel bottle has made it easy to keep beverages hot or cold for longer periods of time. Goleman, Daniel, and Gregory Norris. #RefillForGood is our rally cry to encourage people to make the switch and make a real difference for the planet. Despite being hailed for its greenness because of its reusability, Hydro Flasks, however, are exceedingly energy intensive in its production phase. The filters now are way more efficient at collecting dust than before which is good from an environmental standpoint. #RefillForGood is our rally cry to As most mines are some distance in land, different countries rely upon different methods of transporting their ore from processor to ship. However, if it is an annoyance, we will exchange it for a new flask. color leadership - simplicity drives all. “Mining Cost Models.” Cost Models of Theoretical Mining Operations | CostMine, 2018, costs.infomine.com/costdatacenter/miningcostmodel.aspx. every product we design. By thoroughly evaluating the energy used in all aspects of its life-cycle, otherwise known as its embodied energy, we can ascertain whether or not Hydro Flasks are truly a greener option. You will receive a link to reset your password. our email list. Towards nature. Stainless steel is much more durable meaning a longer lifespan. The plastic affects our ecosystem, especially marine life and even has effects on us, but one company is helping to try and reduce that. and we’re glad to be with you The byproducts of manufacturing hydrocarbon intensive plastic bottles have choked the air we breathe and its ballooning waste has stifled our precious marine ecosystems. lucky to have always been And it has shaped our products, “How Are Vacuum Insulated Bottles Made?” Ecoway|China OEM Bottle|Tumbler|Cup Manufacturer, 25 May 2018, www.ecohydration.net/2018/05/. It will require 2 kJ of energy to reach the store and it will take another roughly 11 kJ for an example consumer to drive roughly 6 miles to the store getting an average fuel efficiency of 24.7 mpg to purchase their new bottle. over $1.5 million+ and counting! public green spaces and promote Nickel from Indonesia travels 1000-1750 km to Guangzhou, consuming an average of 17 kJ to ship one bottle’s worth of Nickel. “Comparing Reusable Water Bottles on Sustainability: Stainless Steel, Glass, and, Plastic {Infographic},” Dr. Karen S. Lee, 10 July, 2013. HydroFlasks bottles are made to replace single-use plastic bottles. won, we're the most proud of “Plastic Vs Stainless Steel Vs Aluminium,” Green Lifestyle Magazine, G, Magazine, 22 Feb, 2011, Web. It's obvious why this brand got so much attention. Materials and sustainable development, table A.14.