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American Made Stoneware Pottery Countertop Utensil Holder Jar in Mocha Cream

American Made Stoneware Pottery Countertop Utensil Holder Jar in Mocha Cream

Regular price $44.99 USD
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Assessment as of: January 2024

  • 100% Natural
  • 100% Recycle
  • 100% ECO Friendly
  • Hand-thrown on the potter's wheel from stoneware clay
  • Stoneware is high-fired to provide durability that holds up to everyday use
  • Handsome mocha cream glaze is applied by hand and provides a fantastic fusion of wam grey, rich brown and creamy beige colors
  • Standing 7.75" tall, the jar serves as a wine chiller or as an ideal countertop crock to keep utensils in easy reach
  • Handcrafted in the USA ; lead-free, food-safe, dishwasher-safe, and easy to clean

 

Material: Stoneware
Brand: Modern Artisans
Color: Mocha
Pattern: Striped
Shape: Round

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ASSESSMENT AS OF: JANUARY 2024

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Handcrafted items are handsome and full of character. Each of these pieces is unique and artisanly crafted. Much more aesthetically pleasing than plastic options. In addition, this purchase will support local American artisans.

EMBRACE

  1. Attractive, handcrafted ceramic with a unique character
  2. Likely an heirloom piece if cared for properly
  3. Will not emit microplastics at end of life

Noteworthy Product Attributes


Handcrafted in the USA

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AVOID

  1. 1. Plastic parts won't last forever. Wear and tear with regular use will result in warping and cracking
  2. Prolonged exposure to sunlight might discolor the item
  3. End of life means landfill

Overall Sustainability Score - 89 / 100

Score Breakdown

Manufacturing (Score - 10/10) - Made close to its target market. Made in USA

Distribution (Score - 10/10) - Made close to its target market. Made in USA

Cost (Score - 7/10) - Costs roughly 2 to 3X more than a similar, conventional plastic alternative.

Packaging (Score - 7/10) -  Packed primarily in cardboard but is wrapped in bubble wrap.

Effectiveness (Score - 10/10) - Large and good-sized to hold a decent number of utensils.

Lifespan (Score - 10/10) - Likely an heirloom product that will last a lifetime

Fun (Score - 10/10) - Very attractive, handmade product.

Relevance (Score - 10/10) -  Ideally suited for the task. Can hold up to 12 standard-sized utensils.

Disposal (Score - 10/10) -  Will not emit microplastics at the end of life.

Recycling (Score - 5/10) - Cannot be recycled.