Cuisinart® is leading the way in eco-friendly branded cookware with out new GreenGourmet line. Exclusive Cuisinart Ceramica nonstick technology is ceramic-based instead of petroleum based, helping to conserve existing oil supplies. The coating is applied at a temperature one half that of conventional nonsticks, helping to reduce total energy use. And it's PTFE- and PFOA_free for healthier cooking. Ceramica coating and aluminum encapsulated base construction provide high thermal efficiency, which save energy. Riveted stainless handles stay cool on the stovetop and are made from 70% recycled stainless steel. Today more and more home cooks are going green?and so is Cuisinart® Cookware!