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If You Care, 100% Recycled Aluminum Foil, 50 sq ft (52.26 ft x 11.5 in)
By If You Care9 Reviews
The Shipping Weight includes the product, protective packaging material and the actual shipping box. In addition, the Shipping Weight may be adjusted for the Dimensional Weight (e.g. length, width & height) of a package. It is important to note that certain types of products (e.g. glass containers, liquids, fragile, refrigerated or ice packed) will often require protective packaging material. As such, these products will reflect a higher Shipping Weight compared to the unprotected product.
0.53 lbs (0.24 kg)
- Product Code: IYC-12011
- UPC Code: 770009120114
- Package Quantity: 50 sq ft (52.26 ft x 11.5 in)
- Dimensions: 12 x 1.8 x 1.8 in, 0.45 lbs (0.2 kg)
Combo Discount: -$1.00
- Environment Friendly Products
- 2006 Outstanding Non-Food Specialty Item
If You Care 100% Recycled Aluminum Foil is made from 100% recycled aluminum. When other aluminum foil is produced, it requires high energy. When If You Care 100% Recycled Aluminum Foil is made, it uses only 5% of the energy required for regular aluminum foil. This makes If You Care 100% Recycled Aluminum Foil much more environmentally friendly.
Aluminum saves fuel
Two lbs. of aluminum goes a long way, creating more than 300 ft. of household aluminum foil. Therefore, when you use aluminum foil, you are using a product that saves large quantities of transport energy, due to the lightness of the material.
Where does it come from?
Aluminum is available in the earth's crust in many parts of the world as the mineral bauxite. The deposits are mostly found in shallow layers of the earth. If You Care Aluminum Foil has the added benefit of being 100% recycled.
Aluminum and food storage
When used for food storage, aluminum has great food protection qualities. It preserves the nutritional value and the quality of food. It protects food against light, oxygen, humidity and bacteria. At the same time, it also preserves taste, aroma, moisture, vitamins and consistency.
- 100% recycled aluminum
- Cardboard packaging: Recycled, processed chlorine-free (PCF)
- 95% energy savings
- Minimum waste
- No added chlorine, no toxins
- Excellent food wrap
- Performs equal to traditional foil
- Allows consumers to feel good about helping the environment
- Aluminum can be recycled again and again
- Cardboard package should be recycled
- Pull tab to tear perf
- Open lid
- Pull out foil
- Push lid firmly down and tear foil downwards
iHerb Customer Reviews
This foil is so thin. It rips easily so you need to use extra. I will not buy it again.
As far as I am concerned, purchase of this product was a complete waste of money. The foil is so thin that it is even hard to tear off the roll without tearing it. Maybe it is because it is made from recycled aluminum that it is so thin. It resembles the old tinfoil that used to be very common to wrap gum and some chocolate bars. There is no way I would ever buy another roll of this item. I just use aluminum foil to line drip pans in the oven, but this use for this product is not very satisfactory.