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Wood Cutting Board | Sustainable Kitchen Food Prep

Wood Cutting Board | Sustainable Kitchen Food Prep

Regular price $326.95 USD
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This sustainable cutting board providing ample space to efficiently prepare ingredients. The board is crafted from hand-selected American hard walnut wood with an edge grain design, showcasing quality construction.

Its versatile and solid reversible design offers a flat cutting surface on either side for chopping meats, fruits, and vegetables. The luxurious oil finish enhances the natural beauty of the wood and requires hand washing and regular treatment with John Boos Mystery Oil (sold separately).

Since 1887, renowned chefs and restaurateurs have trusted John Boos gourmet products in the world's finest kitchens and workspaces thanks to our dedication to custom, precision craftsmanship in both wood and stainless steel.


Brand: John Boos
Material: Various Woods
Shape: Rectangular
Product Care Instructions: Hand Wash Only
Special Feature: Reversible



A wooden cutting board is a lifetime investment. These cutting boards do require special care such as regular oiling and handwashing. However, with the proper care; they will last decades. These cutting boards fall into the category of buy it once and forget it.


  1. Can easily last a lifetime with proper care
  2. Extends the life of knives by providing a more forgiving cutting surface
  3. Can be easily composted and generates no microplastic waste when disposed of.
  4. A joy to use in the kitchen and a clear aesthetic upgrade

Noteworthy Product Attributes

  1. Elegant looks and feel
  2. Does require regular oiling and handwashing
  3. Heavier than traditional plastic cutting boards



  1. Only has a 2-3 year lifespan
  2. Unlikely to be recycled and will most likely end up in landfill
  3. Sheds plastic while being used. That plastic can end up in your food and in your body
  4. Often holds onto odor and stains

Overall Sustainability Score - 81 / 100

Score Breakdown

Manufacturing (Score - 9/10) -
The country of origin is the USA. Product is produced near its primary market.

Distribution (Score - 10/10) -
Distribution is traditionally not far from the target market.

Cost (Score - 4/10) - Cost is notably higher than other similar knives.

Packaging (Score - 6/10) -  Packaging includes undesirable plastic wrapping around the board.

Effectiveness (Score - 10/10) - Better than plastic boards in extending the lives of knives and will also last significantly longer than traditional plastic cutting boards if they are properly cared for.

Lifespan (Score - 7/10) - Plastic boards may last 2-3 years while wood-cutting boards will last a lifetime.

Fun (Score - 10/10) - Encourages cooking by making cooking fun.

Relevance (Score - 10/10) -  Perfect for any cutting job. Extends the lives of knives by providing a more forgiving cutting surface.

Disposal (Score - 10/10) -  Can be composted and does not create microplastics.

Recycling (Score - 5/10) - Is not curbside recyclable. However, can be composted.