It’s humorously called the TIN CAN though its made from PLA (poly-lactic acid), which means some sort of corn starch that can retain some plastic properties (and also, one of the better eco-friendly materials around). Basically, it’s a nature-friendly thermos with a unique design. I’ll take two. $US28 [Hao Shi via Yanko Design]
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