Colorado, and the nation, are going cuckoo over those Stanley tumblers. It's madness, especially with that special one you could only get at Target.

How about we support Colorado-based drink container companies?

Nothing against Stanley; it's great that they've excited the market with that Quencher H2.0 tumbler. But you could get yourself a great cup/tumbler and help support a Colorado company.

Win, win, right?

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Stanley products have been around since 1913, making all sorts of thermoses, food storage containers, and water bottles. Water bottles are a big thing these days, as we all try to steer away from those plastic disposable bottles.

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Stanley is making "hand over fist" these days with their Quenchers. Since 2019, the company's revenues have gone from $70 million to $750 million; it's almost insane.

If you love your 40 oz. Quencher, that's great. Everyone seems to have at least one of those $40-$45 tumblers in their possession, maybe having a different colored one for each day of the week.

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Maybe it's time that we take a step back and look at a couple of companies based here in Colorado that make personal water bottles, too. You can be "hip" in the sense that you're a Coloradan buying Colorado products to stay hydrated.

OTTERBOX

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Founded and headquartered in Fort Collins, Otterbox has grown and grown since 1998. Not only do they manufacture phone cases, but they have a great selection of drinkware, as well. The above 20 oz. tumbler runs about $30, with many accessories you can get to make it just right for you.

ECOVESSEL

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Started in Boulder in 2009, Ecovessels are very unique, especially the "Boulder" vessel, above. They have a strainer for tea, fruit, and ice so you can accent your water. The strap makes it easy to carry around, too. The 24 oz. tumbler runs about $37.

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