Water bottle culture is a certified thing. Your bottle says a lot about you, who you are, what you value, and that you're aware it's 2018 and disposable water bottles should be banned (sign a pledge here). Whether you're looking for a water bottle to make an environmental statement or a fashionable one that'll look cute on your desk, a reusable water bottle is a must-have. All of the water bottles listed below are adorable, have some amazing origin stories and social commitments, and have options at or under $15. Cute cheap water bottles, here we come!

1. Nalgene

A favorite of people who love basic water bottles that give you endless possibilities. Nalgene's bottles have large capacities, are easy to carry on long adventures, and are virtually indestructible. One of the oldest reusable water bottle manufacturers, they've always been committed to reducing waste and encouraging adventure. Nalgene bottles are even made in the USA to reduce carbon emissions caused by shipping.

Cheap water bottle cost: starting at $10.99 for their best-selling wide-mouth bottles, which are available in a variety of colors and designs.

2. CamelBak

CamelBak started my obsession with water bottles as status symbols way back in middle school. Everyone who was anyone had one of these bad boys, including my really cool grandma. I love the straw and the sturdy plastic that resists breaking on your crazy adventures.

The Eddy is the more street-friendly bottle, but if you're ever going on any serious adventures, CamelBak is most famous for its water bladders that they invented for long distance bikers who were having a hard time staying hydrated. The tiny bladder backpack may not look the coolest, but hands-free hiking is the best. They're also great for Disney World trips (can you spot the straw hanging off my friend's backpack?).

Jordan Ziese

#SpoonTip: Straws are fun but they can also get nasty pretty quick. Make sure to only drink water from these guys and clean them pretty regularly. I may or may not have learned this as a sixth grader trying to sneak Diet Pepsi into class because I am just that cool.

Cheap water bottle cost: starting at $15.00 for the Eddy bottle.

3. Simple Modern

This bottle says "I am a certified adult-like person, but I still use my weekends irresponsibly." Simple Modern's Bolt bottle will catch people's eyes in your spin class, is adorable enough to take to actual class, but will also make you seem like you belong in a professional office. The Bolt bottle is also made of double-walled stainless steel, meaning it can keep your water cold and your coffee hot. 

Cheap water bottle cost: $14.99 for a 17 oz Bolt bottle

4. Ello Pure

Ello Pure bottles solve the problem of me wanting cute, delicate things but not being graceful enough to not break those cute, delicate things. And Ello does it on a budget. The silicon slipcover keeps the glass from shattering as easily and comes in an array of eye-catching colors to turn that bottle into a bona fide accessory.

Cheap water bottle cost: the 20 oz Syndicate Bottle is normally $14.99 on Amazon.

5. Polar Bottle

Polar Bottles are the original squeeze bottle that shoots water at borderline dangerous velocities—but that makes them fun. They're another made-in-the-USA brand with commitments to sustainability and adventure. The soft plastic construction of these bottles makes them incredibly durable, and the insulation keeps water cool without adding too much weight. Every month, they have a rotating artist series collection of fun designs and have the best selection of prints, including flags, sports teams, floras, tie-dye, and even a design your own bottle option. 

Cheap water bottle cost: a 20 oz Sports Bottle is only $12.99.

Water bottles are critical in college, not only for personal hydration but also for planet saving purposes. Like laptop stickers, water bottles can clue someone into your personality from across the room and be great conversation starters (if anyone gets a date based on their water bottle selection, please let me know and tell me your ways). I know that if I can somehow dig up $20 a week for coffee, less than $15 for earth saving fashion forward bottles can also be found.