US-based LARQ Bottle is a self-cleaning reusable bottle!
After a successful Kickstarter campaign that raised 1.7 million USD and broke the record for the world's largest crowd-funded hydration campaign, the LARQ Bottle is now available for 95 USD through their website. LARQ Bottle uses a proprietary and patented UV-C LED technology, to purify water and inner surfaces of the water bottle by eliminating harmful sources through a photochemical reaction. The company claims that the rechargeable bottle can eradicate up to 99.9999% of harmful and odour causing bacteria and viruses with a touch of a button. The technology also activates every two hours in a Self-Cleaning mode.
The company hopes that their product will not only answer the needs to rid the world of single-use plastic bottles but also bring safe drinking water to billions of people around the world. Furthermore, 1% of proceeds will be donated to various charities that benefit the larger causes of access to clean water and single-use plastic elimination.
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