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Anchor Hocking 96 Ounce Mini Montana Glass Jar with Lid (4 piece, black metal, dishwasher safe)

Anchor Hocking 96 Ounce Mini Montana Glass Jar with Lid (4 piece, black metal, dishwasher safe)

Regular price $39.99 USD
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Assessment as of: January 2024

  • 100% Natural
  • 100% Recycle
  • 100% ECO Friendly
Design to preserve the freshness of your purchases, made with all-clear glass for durability. These jars have a wide mouth and thick walls, making them perfect for counter-top eco-friendly storage solution.They are perfect for storing dry goods such as flour, rice, coffee, sugar, spices, and candy, and can also be used as cookie jars and containers for pet treats. Made in the USA since 1905, Anchor Hocking prioritizes your home's potential and uses safe materials. These jars are dishwasher safe and won't warp, stain, retain odors, or leach chemicals into your food. The lids are hand wash only.INCLUDES:  (4) 48-ounce jars and (4) black metal lids. I
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ASSESSMENT AS OF: JANUARY 2024

HOW TO GET STARTED

  1. Determine your food storage needs - especially for dry goods
  2. Target food storage needs that likely exceed multiple large mason jars
  3. Find storage space for your large Montana jars
  4. If needed, grab a scoop to also make using Mondata jars easier
  5. Use a grease pencil to label jar contents and storage date

EMBRACE

  1. Won't emit microplastics when disposed of
  2. Won't leach plastics into stored food
  3. Easy to open lids which makes access ideal


AVOID PRODUCT TYPE

Plastic food storage jars


AVOID

  1. Will inevitably end up in landfill at end of life
  2. Will leach plastic into certain foods - especially oily foods
  3. Will develop cracks and stains over a time-limited lifespan


Noteworthy Product Attributes

These jars will likely last a lifetime and are great for storing bulk items. However, replacement lids may not be easy to find compared ot large mason jars.

Overall Sustainability Score - 93 / 100

Score Breakdown

Manufacturing (Score - 10/10) - Made close to its target market. The lid is made in China. Glass jar is made in the USA.

Distribution (Score - 10/10) - Made close to its target market. The lid is made in China. Glass jar is made in the USA.

Cost (Score - 7/10) - Costs about 4X as much as plastic alternatives.

Packaging (Score - 6/10) -  Comes in mostly cardboard packaging with some plastic wrap.

Effectiveness (Score - 10/10) - Ideal for storing dry goods. Easy access lid compared to mason jars.

Lifespan (Score - 10/10) - Traditional look and feel. Easy to access versus a screw-top jar.

Fun (Score - 10/10) - Traditional look and feel. Easy to access versus a screw-top jar.

Relevance (Score - 10/10) -  Ideal for bulk goods that require more volume than large mason jars can provide.

Disposal (Score - 10/10) -  All metal and glass constructions so can be disposed of without emitting microplastics.

Recycling (Score - 10/10) - Both glass and metal are infinitely recyclable.