On nearly every pre-cookout grocery list, there’s always a reminder to pick up a bag of plastic cups. Sure, plastic cups are convenient for a crowd but when you grab a pack of them you’re really buying a bag full of single-use plastic. For a more environmentally friendly alternative (and ones that will look way better with your table setting) these Ball Aluminum cups are a great option.
Ball is the same brand that makes your go-to mason jars, so you know they are skilled when it comes to their kitchenware. Ditching plastic cups, especially ahead of barbecue and pool party season, seems like it would be a difficult decision for everyone that loves to host, but Ball’s Aluminum cups have all the positives of a plastic cup plus so much more. For one, their shape is comparable to the typical plastic cup available in stores—Translation: Yes, you can absolutely use them for your game of beer pong. Additionally, they can be washed in the dishwasher after every use so you can use them again and again.
Along with their handheld size, the aluminum material helps to temperature control your beverages. That means your lemonade will stay cold longer than if it was in a plastic cup. Aluminum is also a better alternative to plastic because it’s 100 percent recyclable, meaning it can be recycled over and over again without losing its quality. That means if these cups aren’t going to end up in a landfill, which is something worth toasting to.
You can order packs of Ball’s Aluminum cups from Amazon in 10-count or 30-count boxes at $9 and $20 price points, respectively. Keep in mind these are a one-time purchase item for the summer and you’ll ultimately be saving money if you opt for these instead of a new pack of plastic ups every time you host at your house. Seems like a no-brainer to me!
Obsessed with kitchen gadgets that change your life? We are too. Let’s take our relationship to the next level.
This content is created and maintained by a third party, and imported onto this page to help users provide their email addresses. You may be able to find more information about this and similar content at piano.io