This skillet is from Cuisinart's GreenGourmet series. The 12" nonstick skillet is ceramic based rather than petroleum based, which is environmentally friendly. Completely free of PTFE and PFOA. Hard anodized construction provides high heat conductivity, which requires less energy to reach desired cooking temperatures. Handles are made from 70% recycled steel. Packaging made from 100% recycled materials and printed with soy ink.