Merits of boxes that are made of stainless steel include that they don't develop rust easily, they are difficult to bend or destroy, and stainless steel boxes and the process of their production are not harmful to the environment. Stainless steel boxes work well for protecting their contents from liquids, they are easy to clean and the appearance of stainless steel boxes doesn't change with age.
Stainless steel boxes for food storage enable the user to heat food in the box on a stove top without transferring the food to a pot. It is impossible for children or pets to break these boxes, but it is also easy to open these boxes, unlike plastic ones where the lids can get stuck. Stainless steel boxes are useful when there is a need for a container in which to transport something, as they are much lighter than glass containers. Another benefit of stainless steel boxes is that they are much better for health than plastic boxes, especially when it comes to storing food.
Disadvantages of stainless steel boxes include that they are more expensive than boxes made of other materials. It is impossible to put them in the microwave to heat up food. Users need to open the lid to find out what is in the container, as it is impossible to see through them.