How to clean reusable water bottles?
What You'll Need to clean reusable water bottles?
There are many advantages to using reusable stainless steel bottles. For starters, we avoid the use of plastics that contain BPA and are harmful to the environment. In general, they are more stylish than disposable bottles and allow us to carry our water conveniently everywhere we go. Also, constantly using reusable bottles can turn into significant money savings too. All in all, a win-win situation for you and the planet. But, do you know how to clean reusable water bottles and how often?
Properly cleaning our reusable bottles is an important step to make sure we are drinking clean and safe water. The REBO water bottle is easy to clean; however, there are some easy guidelines you need to follow to do it correctly, so stick around to learn more!
Steps to clean reusable water bottles
Ideally, we should use our reusable bottles daily to get the most out of the bottle, it is a healthy practice that benefits the environment and keeps us healthy. This implies that we must also clean our bottles daily. Make sure you do the following to correctly clean your stainless steel reusable bottle:
- Everyday cleaning routine. The body of the REBO bottle is made of stainless steel and it is dishwasher safe. Using a dishwasher is likely the easiest way to clean and disinfect your reusable bottle. In the case of REBO, you should avoid placing the lid in the dishwasher as it houses the electronic components needed to make REBO smart, and in the case of REBO Go the NFC technology. Not to worry! The lids are water-resistant and you can wash them with soap and a damp cloth.
- If the dishwasher is not an option, using a bottle brush is also an easy way to clean reusable water bottle. Make sure to rub the inside walls and bottom thoroughly before rinsing with plenty of water.
- Make sure the bottle body and lid are completely dry before putting them away for storage. This is because moisture will facilitate the build-up of bacteria please, so it is very important to remove it; otherwise, we may be drinking harmful germs and bacteria. Simply place the body upside down for a while and finish off with a clean and dry towel.
- Deeper and more thorough cleaning. Every now and then our reusable bottle will deserve a deeper cleaning especially if you notice an unpleasant odor or slime. Fill out your water with a mixture of water and add about 1-2 tablespoons of vinegar; let the solution stand for about 30min before rinsing it out. For even deeper cleaning, let the solution stand overnight. You may also use bleach to make up your cleaning solution; it will provide a truly deep cleaning but make sure to rinse it out completely to eliminate any rest of the bleach.
Knowing how to clean reusable water bottle is important, so make sure to do it correctly so you can keep enjoying all the benefits while protecting the planet as you go along! Take a look at our collection of steel smart water bottles with smart features to track your water intake and help you stay healthy and hydrated.