Oh So Shiny! Stainless Steel Alternatives to Plastic

Oh So Shiny! Stainless Steel Alternatives to Plastic

Kate Legere
Aug 30, 2011

What's not to like about stainless steel? It looks good, doesn't absorb odors and is generally easy to clean. As we learn more about plastic, stainless steel and glass options are even more appealing, especially when considering items that come in contact with your food and drinking water. After the jump, you'll find some products that can help you enjoy safe drinking water.

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1 The Relect Kanteen, $32.95 from Klean Kanteen: made from only 3 materials - sustainably harvested bamboo, food-grade silicone and stainless steel. Paint and plastic free.
2 NSF certified under the counter water filter by Multi-Pure, $429.95: Removes cysts, lead, chlorine, disinfection by-products, MTBE gasoline additive, PCBs, VOCs and much more.
3 Superfustinox water dispenser, $125.95 from Life Without Plastic: can be used to store or transport water, or any liquid really. Has a stainless steel spigot and can hold 0.8 gallons.
4 British Berkefeld Gravity Fed Water Filter, $259.00+ from Doulton: has held up to the test of time. With a history that dates back to the 1800s, it's transportable and works when water pressure is too low for other filters.
5 Mini-classic II Countertop Water Distiller, $599.99 from Pure Water: produces 0.8 gallons of 99.9% pure distilled water in 3.5 hours, at a cost of around 25 cents per gallon. Made in the USA.

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