The cost of living has been rising again in the UK and many of us are looking for ways to save money.

Food and energy prices have been rising markedly over the past year, particularly gas prices. In the UK, the price of consumer goods rose at the fastest rate in four decades in the year to October 2022. Today, a takeaway hot drink regularly costs over £3.50 and a hot meal on the move is likely to set you back even more. So, we have a range of products designed to help not only your pocket but also the environment, by reducing the need for single use items. We can also help you to save a bit of cash at home too.

So, here are our ideas on how to save you some money:

Will I save money using my own hot drink flask?

Based on the average price of a takeaway coffee and the number of working days a year, you can spend between £800 - £900 per year on takeaway hot drinks. So, by using a coffee flask like our Guardian Travel Mug, You'll save money and reduce your use of disposable cups and single-use plastics. With plastic pollution building (literally), many coffee shops are encouraging customers to boycott single-use cups anyway. You’ll also save valuable time as won’t be in long queues for a coffee!

Perfect for the daily commute, our Guardian Travel Mug comes with a helpful handle, and will keep hot drinks piping hot for five hours and cold drinks icy cool for 14.

Guardian Travel Mug, 530ml - £25, comes in three colour choices.

Constantly refilling the kettle?

Every time you refill the kettle, it adds more pennies to the energy bill. You should always avoid overfilling your kettle when boiling it to save around £15 per year too. Why not boil it once and fill your Stainless King Flask with up to three standard mug’s worth Keeping liquid hot for 24 hours (or cold) you can even use it overnight for a cuppa ready to go first thing in the morning. It also includes a built-in serving cup.

Stainless King Flask, 1.2L - £30.00, comes in nine colour choices.

Does a packed lunch save money?

According to top money saving brands, making a daily pack up for lunch can save approximately £1,300 per year. In the cold weather nothing beats being able to have a warming meal. Whether it’s soup, pasta, hot dogs, curry, stew or risotto, our Food Flask is ideal for keeping food warm for up to nine hours. Conversely, in the summer, it can also keep food ice cold for 14 hours so great for meals like a salad. The Stainless King Food Flask comes with a built-in spoon for added convenience.

Stainless King Food flask, 470ml - £25, comes in nine colour choices. Also available in 710ml size.

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What are the benefits of hydration?

Overall, UK consumers drink 2.5 million litres of bottled water a year and on average, each adult spends over £200 per year. This all adds up to a lot of plastic and a lot of money. Drinking enough water each day is crucial for many reasons: to regulate body temperature, keep joints lubricated, prevent infections, deliver nutrients to cells, and keep organs functioning properly. Being well-hydrated also improves sleep quality, cognition, and mood.

Our range of water bottles are leak-proof and durable, making them perfect for drinks on the go. Choose between impact-resistant, dishwasher safe plastic for lightweight, gym-ready hydration. Or pack a vacuum insulated flask to keep drinks hot for 10 hours, or cold for 24, for delicious drinks while you explore the great outdoors.

You can see our full water bottle range here with prices starting from as little as £10 and 18 colour choices.