We sell aluminum water bottles to reduce wasteful use of single-use plastic and at the same time, rid the river of foreign contamination.
UPSTREAM was founded in 2019 by a high school student with a simple goal - to improve the quality of our local waters.
Nate Schone, the founder, is a big outdoors man. He recalls years outside on the water fishing, hunting, swimming just making memories, but over those years, he also took notice to the declining health of the waterways.
According to The Ocean Clean Up, up to 2.41 tons of plastic and garbage that enters the oceans annually is from our rivers. This litter contributes to large abscesses nicknamed "plastic islands".
In today's world, pollution is becoming a huge problem in our waters. The first thought is the oceans, but not many people consider our rivers.