The best reusable coffee cup 2018: be nice to the planet and your pocket

Do your bit for the planet and save yourself some money with a reusable coffee cup for when you’re on the go

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All those morning Starbucks you indulge in can really begin to burn a hole in your pocket, not to mention the ozone layer. However, if you really can’t function without your morning coffee, then a reusable coffee cup is the perfect way to take your hot drinks on the go, whether they're home-brewed or from a coffee shop. 

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When picking a coffee cup it’s mostly down to personal style preference, however the main things you may want to consider are the size: are you a venti or a tall kind of person? And is it insulated? If you’ve got a long drive there’s nothing worse than your coffee going cold before you’ve drunk it all, so look out for insulated travel mugs to keep your coffee hotter for longer. Check out our roundup below to see what’s right for you.

The best reusable coffee cup

1. KeepCup Cork Brew Reusable 8oz Glass Coffee Cup

A funky coffee glass for at home or away

Specifications
Material: Glass, cork
Insulated: No
Size: 227ml
Reasons to buy
+Cork keeps it cool for holding+Dishwasher safe

This reusable coffee cup is made from glass with a cork ring around the centre which makes it easy to hold without scalding yourself. It’s not insulated, but glass has very effective thermal properties anyway. It is surprisingly durable, so you can expect it to fare well on your travels, and you can even pop it on the top shelf of the dishwasher for a quick and easy clean. 

Hydro Flask Coffee

2. Hydro Flask Coffee

Hikers can keep warm with a hot drink on the go in this thermos flask

Specifications
Material: Stainless Steel
Insulated: Yes
Size: 455ml
Reasons to buy
+Keeps drinks warm for up to 12 hours+Flip lid opening for convenient sipping

This Hydro Flask could make the ideal companion if you’re an active person. Whether you're taking it on an early morning stroll or your commute to work, this reusable coffee cup is very versatile and has insulation that will keep drinks hot for up to 12 hours, or cold for up to 24 hours. It has a flip lid opening which means you won’t find it easy to spill and you can chuck it in your bag if needed. 

Klean Kanteen Tumbler

3. Klean Kanteen Tumbler

A durable stainless steel cup in a range of different colours

Specifications
Material: Stainless steel
Insulated: Yes
Size: 237ml
Reasons to buy
+Shatterproof+Great choice of colours

If you want something you can rely on every day, this shatterproof stainless steel reusable coffee cup should serve you well. It has a double-walled vacuum which keeps drinks hot for up to 2 hours and can hold cold drinks just as well. 

The range of colours makes this a popular choice of reusable coffee cup (you will be using it every day after all), and it has a sealed lid to keep things secure. 

Joco Glass Coffee Cup

4. Joco Glass Coffee Cup

A funky glass with ergonomic silicone lid

Specifications
Material: Glass, silicone
Insulated: No
Size: 340ml
Reasons to buy
+Fits standard barista serving+Range of colours available

This slightly larger glass coffee cup is designed to fit a standard barista serving, so you can take it to your local Starbucks or Costa and order your usual without the extra side of guilt that comes with a disposable cup. 

It’s dishwasher and microwave safe, with an anti-splash silicone lid and sleeve to make it easy to carry. One of the more expensive options, but definitely worth it, and it comes in a range of colours!

Stojo Collapsible reusable coffee cup

5. Stojo Collapsible Reusable Coffee Cup

A compact cup that saves on space when it’s empty

Specifications
Material: Silicone
Insulated: No
Size: 340ml
Reasons to buy
+Collapsible+Made from recyclable materials

Some of the reusable coffee cups on the market can be a bit cumbersome to say the least. If you really don’t have the space to be lugging it around all day after you’ve finished your drink, then this collapsible coffee cup could solve your problem. 

It’s made from recyclable materials and is dishwasher safe for easy maintenance. Users have said it's small enough to fit in your pocket when collapsed, and the lid is said to be completely leak-proof!

 Kate Spade gold stripe thermal mug

6. Kate Spade Gold Stripe Thermal Mug

A large and stylish coffee cup to accommodate that extra shot when needed

Specifications
Material: Acrylic
Insulated: Yes
Size: 450ml
Reasons to buy
+Super stylish+Sizable

This large thermal mug from Kate Spade is both stylish and functional for even the biggest caff-fiend. It can hold up to 450ml of liquid, so whether you like an iced latte or a strong hot coffee, you’ll have no trouble fitting it into this reusable coffee cup. It comes complete with lid to stop spillages and to keep coffee hotter for longer. 

Ecoffee cup

7. Ecoffee cup

A funky, environmentally friendly coffee cup

Specifications
Material: Bamboo fibre
Insulated: No
Size: 400ml
Reasons to buy
+Biodegradable+Dishwasher safe

Eco-warriors will love this brightly coloured coffee cup made from natural bamboo fibres. It’s completely biodegradable and naturally sterile so it doesn’t cling on to flavours. 

The silicone lid and holder make it easy to carry and drink from, and it's dishwasher safe and thus easy to clean, however reviewers have said you'll need to give it a scrub if you’ve left coffee in it for some time.