Slow Design: Recycled Water Carafe

A few years ago,Chez Panisse restaurant in Berkeley (an industry leader in using sustainably grown foods) started serving filtered tap water and house-aerated sparkling water in lieu of bottled water. Make Alice Waters proud and use re-purposed clear wine bottles (soak off the label first) as water carafes; just fill with cold water from your Brita.

A few more ideas for simple, stylish carafes:

The Beaker Glass Pitcher from CB2 is budget-priced and also works well as a vase.

The design of Royal VKB`s French Carafe Set is inspired by the famous French Picardie glassware and is designed to allow the glasses to stack neatly in the neck for easy carrying to the outdoor table. The carafe and four glasses come together.

For prices and other carafe ideas see 10 Easy Pieces: Water Carafes at Remodelista.

91 comments

Winn Adams
Winn A5 years ago

Thanks

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Eternal Gardener
Eternal G6 years ago

Love it.

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Treii W.
Treii H6 years ago

ok

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Devayani P.
Devayani Patil6 years ago

thank u

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Carol B.
Carol B6 years ago

Thank you.

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Geraldine Dutka
Geraldine Dutka6 years ago

Bottled water tastes no better than tap water and is a wasteful exercise with the environment suffering the cost. Unfortunately when travelling overseas it is sometimes a must, to avoid gastric upset, but otherwise I drink filtered water in my re-usable stainless steel drink container purchased from the Animal Rescue Site. One of the best investments anyone can make is a good water filter to get rid of the chlorine & fluoride etc., more chemicals we have been forced to ingest.

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Nur O.
nur o6 years ago

thank you

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Alicia N.
Alicia N6 years ago

Cool, noted with thanks

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Emily S.
Emily S6 years ago

great idea!

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Rose NoFWDSPLZ
Rose Becke6 years ago

TRUE LYNNETE B

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