Sergiy Barchuk for TIME
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Somewhere around 500 billion plastic drink bottles are sold each year worldwide, and over 91% of consumer plastic is not recycled. Nonplastic reusable water bottles are indisputably best for the environment, but when you’re in the great outdoors, it’s hard to find clean water to refill them. The LARQ Bottle Filtered has a filtration system in a portable water bottle that is comparable to bigger home systems in the level of filtration. It filters as the drinker sips, removing lead and other heavy metals, pesticides, and PFAS, so-called forever chemicals that are linked to certain cancers. That can make hikers and travelers more confident about filling up at public taps instead of carrying pre­bottled water. An optional PureVis cap uses UV light to kill bacteria and contaminants in the water.

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