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Sustainable Kitchen Canister

Sustainable Kitchen Canister

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Handmade in the USA, this canister features a Mediterranean motif and is perfect for storing various items. Its warm tan background and hand-painted olive branch add timeless charm to its contemporary style. Comes with a pewter scooping scoop. Additional coordinating pieces available.

 

Brand: Modern Artisans
Color: Tan
Material: Ceramic
Capacity: 2.3 Pounds
Is Dishwasher Safe: Yes

ASSESSMENT AS OF: JANUARY 2024

HOW TO GET STARTED

  1. When your coffee, sugar, or tea canisters reach their end of life, consider this cannister
  2. Make sure you find a spot to display this piece as its aesthetic appeal brings joy to the kitchen
  3. Will not emit microplastics at end of life

EMBRACE

  1. This stoneware container has been tested for heavy metals
  2. The piece is handmade in the USA - each piece is unique≈
  3. The cannister comes with a handsome pewter spoon
  4. Very aesthetically pleasing


AVOID PRODUCT TYPE

Plastic Food Storage Cannister


AVOID

  1. Plastic kitchen canisters wear out - often the lid mechanism or gasket fail
  2. Dishwashing the cannister will often cause some warping and scratch damage
  3. Will inevitably wear out and end up in landfill
  4. Plastic is rarely recycled, and this cannister will emit microplastics into waterways


Noteworthy Product Attributes

A handsome stoneware cannister made in the USA. A statement piece that brings joy to the home

Overall Sustainability Score - 90 / 100

Score Breakdown

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

Distribution (Score - 10/10) - Made close to the target market

Cost (Score - 5/10) - The cost of an artisan cannister is roughly 7X that of a plastic cannister

Packaging (Score - 10/10) -  Comes in a paperboard and cardboard box

Effectiveness (Score - 10/10) - Aesthetically pleasing with a well-designed pewter spoon and holder

Lifespan (Score - 10/10) - Will likely last a lifetime with proper care

Fun (Score - 10/10) - Extremely aesthetically pleasing - unique

Relevance (Score - 10/10) -  Perfect for loose tea, coffee, and sugar. Tested to be free of heavy metals in stoneware

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

Recycling (Score - 5/10) - Cannot be recycled in most municipal facilities