Help & advice
Metal is 100% recyclable, it is permanent, and it can be recycled forever, over and over again. Look for products using recycled metals, and manufacturers who are committed to energy efficient processes, thinking about the entire life cycle of the metal - mining, processing, transportation, and end-of-life.
Pros and cons at a glance
Looking at resistance to corrosion (and therefore how long the metal might last without tarnish), cost, how durable it is and how easy it is to keep clean.
Across all the metals listed, when it comes to ease of cleaning, satin finishes will hide water spots better than polished finishes.
Additionally, untreated, unlacquered brass is antimicrobial – killing bacteria that cause infections.
Additionally, untreated, unlacquered copper is antimicrobial – killing bacteria that cause infections.
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