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Everything You Want to Know About CLEAN Cause

What is Better Caffeine™?

Better Caffeine™ isn’t just a great tasting USDA Organic naturally caffeinated beverage. Better Caffeine™ isn’t just bubbles in a can, it’s a can with a plan & a purpose.  That purpose for us is supporting individuals in recovery from alcohol & drug addiction. When it comes to supporting recovery from alcohol & drug addiction, we know we’re not the solution, but we’re proud to be part of a solution to better this country, one community at a time. We refuse to sit back and do nothing about a problem that impacts us all. That’s why we’re committed to giving 50% of our net profits* to support recovery from alcohol and drug addiction. And that, combined with our amazing product is what makes us Better Caffeine™.

Choosing CLEAN Cause Sparkling Yerba Maté as your daily pick-me-up not only benefits real people stepping into recovery in your own community, but it’s a great way to get more done. With 160mg of natural caffeine (more than a cup of an average home brewed coffee!), you’ll get the pick-me-up you need to pursue your day. . After cracking open a can of CLEAN, you might find yourself with the go-get-em attitude to do whatever your heart desires, whether it’s setting a new personal record, chasing your passion, or simply getting through your 9 to 5 thanks to naturally caffeinated yerba maté. If you want to pair it with something tasty, check out this great pairing of Clean + Watermelon Ceviche Tostada.

What is Yerba Maté?
~Pronounced (YER-BAH--MAH-TAY) 

Yerba maté is the naturally caffeinated leaf of a native South American plant. Traditionally, yerba maté has been consumed as a tea by people since the 16th century. They would cite its many benefits such as medicinal value, longevity, and vitality. While we can’t vouch that it’ll make you live longer or fix your bum knee, we can 100% say it tastes great and provides a pick-me-up that our fans have said feels great! 

Unlike sugary energy drinks, pre-workout, or coffee, yerba maté has shown to give athletes, busy professionals & active college students  a long-lasting pick-me-up without the headache, or calories. While it's delicious on its own, our yerba maté is paired with natural fruit flavors to give you a tasty energy drink alternative with low-to-zero sugar. It has no artificial flavors, no artificial ingredients, and no chemicals. None. Zilch. Zero. That’s right, we’re committed to making a better, cleaner product. 

On top of it all, CLEAN Cause is USDA Certified Organic because we believe anything worth doing is worth doing well. And since we’ve never gone the traditional route, we made our yerba maté slightly sparkling to give it a kick that keeps you going. 

Where Can I Find CLEAN Cause?

Are we making you thirsty yet? If so, you can find our sparkling yerba mate at gas stations, local convenience stores, and anywhere you can get groceries like Whole Foods, on or here on Yep, we’re making it really easy for you to drink Better Caffeine™. 

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What’s the Cause for CLEAN Cause?

Now that you know a little about the CLEAN, let’s tell you about the Cause. CLEAN Cause was founded by CEO Wes Hurt, a father of two boys & a person recovering from addiction. His love of business coupled with the desire to use his experiences and gifts for the greatest good resulted in the birth of CLEAN Cause. Based in Austin, Texas, CLEAN's innovative business model supports recovery from alcohol & drug addiction; with 50% of net profits funding sober living scholarships. Checkout this video of Wes on NBCLX.

Wes started by selling CLEAN Cause bottled water out of his truck to local convenience and grocery stores in Austin, Texas. He also traveled around the country, meeting and talking to customers. Throughout his conversations, one thing seemed to keep coming up: people’s stories of drug and alcohol addiction. Wes knew he knew there was an opportunity to do more. After all, there are nearly 21 million Americans suffering from one kind of addiction or another. 

Finding himself fatigued by the grind of growing his new venture, Wes found himself in need of a source of caffeine—but one that was organic, refreshing and sat well on his stomach, unlike coffee. He wanted something… better. I bet you can guess what happened next. 

That’s right, CLEAN Cause Sparkling Yerba maté was born. 9 amazing flavors and 50 states later, it turns out Wes wasn't the only one looking for an alternative and organic caffeine source. And what’s even better? CLEAN Cause has helped to support individuals in recovery from alcohol and drug addiction by funding sober living scholarships for individuals in communities across the nation. Like we say, it’s more than just bubbles in a can, it’s a can with a plan.  

So What is Sober Living?

Like Wes, anyone who is familiar with addiction and recovery knows the sober living experience is a crucial tool in pursuing recovery. And access to recovery resources can mean life or death for someone stepping into recovery. Our sober living scholarship initiative, coined “CLEAN Kickstart,” is intended to bridge the critical gap between rehab & reintegration. We believe this provides those in early recovery the opportunity to establish a recovery routine & find employment, all in a safe, supportive & structured environment.  

And to this day, Wes is living out his mission through CLEAN Cause. We give 50% net profits to funding sober living scholarships. So far, we’re proud to have provided over 2,593  scholarships, which represents more than $1,296,500. And we don’t plan on slowing down any time soon. We’re motivated by the work ahead of us.

How do Scholarships Work?

We grant our Clean Kickstart scholarships locally, meaning the funds are allocated based on a community’s CLEAN Cause sales. So, wherever CLEAN Cause is sold, you can bet scholarships are being granted in that region.  If you or someone you know would benefit from a scholarship, you can visit this page to learn more. You’ll apply by answering a series of questions that will help us get to know you better. We never judge your past, deny scholarships based on your answers, or share your confidential information with anyone. Our only goal is to support you and your pursuit of a life in recovery. We truly believe that challenges are what make life interesting, and overcoming them is what makes life meaningful. And we’re excited to support your recovery journey. . 

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Fuel Your Purpose with Better Caffeine™

Our mission is to support individuals in recovery from alcohol and drug addiction by donating 50% of our profits to fund sober living scholarships.

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