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Are Sigg bottles worth the money? Will they last for years and years and NOT LEAK? Or can anyone recommend any other ones?

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sinkingfast Thu 04-Sep-08 19:14:31

Am fed up of leaking plastic bottles and have been told that reusing mineral water bottles is a bad idea because of chemicals leaching into the water. Was recommended Sigg bottles but nearly fainted at the price! Are they worth it? Or is there a cheaper (non-plastic and non-leaking) alternative?


FabioFlangeCat Thu 04-Sep-08 19:19:08

Go Sigg.
They are not 'lost' proof though.
So not for the disorganised child.

verylapsedrunner Thu 04-Sep-08 19:25:09

Yes they are great, but as FFC said they could get lost just as easily.

FluffyMummy123 Thu 04-Sep-08 19:25:57

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pickie Thu 04-Sep-08 19:31:47

Sigg every time, they are great!

FabioFlangeCat Thu 04-Sep-08 19:32:37

Bottles of Froot shoot water you buy in shops come with a sports cap - they last a good few uses before they go leaky, and I bet it's bolleauz about chemicals leaching back in - they just want you to buy more.

sinkingfast Thu 04-Sep-08 19:49:08

Hmm do you? Maybe I need to look into it a bit more before I shell out £12 on a farking water bottle which as you say, will be lost after 2 days hmm

Have been using (and reusing) the Buxton ones which are a perfect size.

jimbotri Thu 04-Sep-08 19:55:10

They are great , I have used them , my ds has had a one for a couple of years , The paint on the outside does get a bit chipped , but the bottle still works great. does not leave any aftertaste like some of the plastic bottles do

verylapsedrunner Sun 07-Sep-08 14:25:51

DS has had one for 4 years and we haven't lost it yet (but it doesn't go to school).

saltcod Sun 07-Sep-08 22:02:13

Managed to break (snap!) the plastic rim of the water spout on dd's sigg bottle after less than a week's use ... has nasty sharp edges now

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