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Lehman's DIY Ice Cream Maker | Sustainable DIY Kitchen

Lehman's DIY Ice Cream Maker | Sustainable DIY Kitchen

Regular price $519.00 USD
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Assessment as of: January 2024

  • 100% Natural
  • 100% Recycle
  • 100% ECO Friendly

Create delicious homemade ice cream year-round with our hand-crank ice cream maker. Its tall tub design quickly freezes your favorite recipe, while its heavy-duty stainless steel and white oak construction ensures durability. Simply soak the bucket before use for optimal results. Made in the USA with stainless steel parts guaranteed for 5 years.


Brand: Lehman's
Color: Brown
Capacity: 6 Quarts
Material: Stainless, Stainless Steel

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ASSESSMENT AS OF: JANUARY 2024

HOW TO GET STARTED

  1. Watch a few instructional videos on how to make homemade ice cream
  2. Invest in an ice cream recipe book
  3. Start shifting your food purchases from store-bought to homemade ice cream
  4. Buy large mason jars to store rock salt and other ingredients
  5. Buy a collection of glass bottles or jars to store your ice cream for the week (but no more)
  6. Enjoy your ice cream

EMBRACE

  1. Allows users to easily use all the dairy they buy and reduce waste
  2. Will allow users to customize ice cream with unique ingredients and flavors
  3. Is made of infinitely recyclable and biodegradable materials


Noteworthy Product Attributes

Uses class wood and steel construction that will likely last a lifetime and may even be an heirloom.

AVOID PRODUCT TYPE

Store-bought ice cream

AVOID

  1. Store-bought ice cream often contains a lot of extra sugar and preservatives
  2. Fats in ice cream and leach plastic from plastic containers
  3. It almost always comes in a single-use package that can't or won't be recycled


Overall Sustainability Score - 91 / 100

Score Breakdown

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

Distribution (Score - 10/10) - Distributed close to its target market

Cost (Score - 3/10) - Upfront investment is extremely high. The investment won't be recouped if not regularly used

Packaging (Score - 8/10) -  Packaged in cardboard and paperboard with limited use of plastics

Effectiveness (Score - 10/10) - Very effective in creating low hassle/convenient ice cream - thought takes some practice

Lifespan (Score - 10/10) - Made of steel and wood. Build out of solid materials and likely to last a lifetime.

Fun (Score - 10/10) - Making DIY ice cream is very easy and convenient

Relevance (Score - 10/10) -  Very relevant to the specific task of ice cream making

Disposal (Score - 10/10) - Comprised of almost all steel and wood - will not generate any microplastics

Recycling (Score - 10/10) - Comprised of recyclable steel and wood that will biodegrade