Wildflower Hand Painted Camping Mug Product Eco Rating
Steel is infinitely recyclable, the Enamel coating and paint does not impact its ability to be turned into Scrap Metal. The Steel core of these mugs is extremely durable and the enamel coating increases the preservation of the Steel and prevents leaching, although it can crack, chip, fade and wear overtime and with harsh treatment.
The negative impact of the process of mining the Alloy and other minerals to create the Steel is outweighed by its durability and recyclability, as the materials never go to waste, once produced. The process of creating the Porcelain Enamel coating on the Steel creates toxic chemicals, although in recent years new methods have been created to recycle these byproducts.