Eau Good

Reusable water bottle incorporates traditional charcoal filtration

From design powerhouse Black + Blum comes a stellar new alternative to wasteful disposable water bottles. Eau Good uses Binchō-tan, a traditional Japanese charcoal, to naturally filter tap water over the course of six hours. The plastic bottle has a small indent to hold the charcoal in place while drinking, and a simple squeeze releases the piece for replacement. Held in place with a metal …

Bobble Jug

The basic water pitcher gets a sleek new look

Following up on the success of the award-winning bobble, the reusable bottle that filters water as you drink from it, the brand’s makers have launched the bobble jug. An innovative—and long overdue—update on the usual household water filter/pitcher combo, the two-liter jug reduces contaminants such as chlorine, copper, lead, mercury, cadmium, and others lurking in taps, while bringing smart design and good looks to the …