Environmental Responsibility

At LifeStraw we recognize our responsibility to protecting and advocating for a healthier planet.. We strive to create products from sustainable materials that offer healthy alternatives to more wasteful options such as single-use plastic water bottles. We also create sustainable packaging that avoids use of plastic and maximizes recyclability and compostability. We are a Climate Neutral Certified Brand, measuring and offsetting our annual greenhouse gas emissions. We are also active members of the outdoor industry and global community in the fight against climate change through our membership in and partnership with various climate advocacy and policy organizations.

Measuring and offsetting our emissions

LifeStraw is a Climate Neutral Certified, brand. We measure our annual greenhouse gases it emitted when making and delivering products to customers, Including Scopes, 1, 2, and 3 emissions. In 2019, our carbon footprint was measured and reported as 4,513 metric tonnes of CO2e has been fully offset. LifeStraw also works with The Science Based Targets (SBTi) to create aggressive emissions reductions targets roadmaps.


Responsible Packaging

LifeStraw strives to eliminate all plastic associated with its packaging by the end of 2021 using innovative materials that are either compostable or fully recyclable. Whenever possible we also incorporate post-consumer recycled content. We also work to optimize sizes and configurations to improve our shipping footprint. Check back soon as we are in the process of finalizing new sustainable packaging guidelines

Responsible Products

LifeStraw creates products that provide sustainable access to safe drinking water, while also reducing waste. We use high quality materials, and material safety standards and operate our own water laboratory. LifeStraw products have offset the need for millions of single-use plastic water bottles.

Partnerships for Planet

LifeStraw is a proud member of the Conservation Alliance, the Outdoor Industry Plastic Impact Alliance, the Outdoor Industry Association’s Climate Action Corps, and the PrAna Responsible Packaging movement. We also work with many local grassroots organizations fighting protect both people and planet and serving as stewards of water conservation.