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Cast Aluminum Flat Scooper for Dry Goods | Multiple Variaties (1-24 Oz)

Cast Aluminum Flat Scooper for Dry Goods | Multiple Variaties (1-24 Oz)

Regular price $7.49 USD
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Purchase a flat bottom aluminum scoop for easy access to the corners and bottoms of containers of dry goods. This one-piece scoop is both convenient and hygienic, making it a valuable addition to any kitchen. Before use, wash and maintain its quality by hand washing only.

 

Material: Aluminum
Color: Silver
Brand: New Star Foodservice
Blade Material: Aluminum
Grip Type: Textured

ASSESSMENT AS OF: JANUARY 2024

HOW TO GET STARTED

  1. Determine the size of the opening of the jar or container you want to use the scoop in
  2. Get the right-sized scoop based on your jar opening
  3. Put your scoop right into the jar you want to use it in
  4. Handwash - don't put aluminum in the dishwasher

EMBRACE

  1. Won't emit microplastics when disposed of
  2. Is infinitely recyclable
  3. Will not stain or leach plastic into food


AVOID PRODUCT TYPE

Plastic scoops


AVOID

  1. Will inevitably end up in landfill at end of life
  2. Will often warp and stain - especially in the dishwasher
  3. Can become brittle and crack over time


Noteworthy Product Attributes

Will need to make sure the scoop size works with the jar or container it will be used in. Some may prefer a stainless steel option.

Overall Sustainability Score - 85 / 100

Score Breakdown

Manufacturing (Score - 6/10) - Not made near the product's target market.

Distribution (Score - 6/10) - Not made near the product's target market.

Cost (Score - 9/10) - Costs about the same as plastic alternatives.

Packaging (Score - 8/10) -  Comes in mostly cardboard packaging with some plastic wrap.

Effectiveness (Score - 9/10) - Very effective as a scoop. Make sure the scoop is not too big for the container you want to use it for.

Lifespan (Score - 9/10) - Will likely last a lifetime.

Fun (Score - 9/10) - Pleasant to use. A full stainless steel scoop may be preferred by some.

Relevance (Score - 9/10) -  Well designed for scooping.

Disposal (Score - 10/10) - Is aluminum and will not emit microplastics at end of life

Recycling (Score - 10/10) - Is infinitely recyclable.