by Michael dEstries
Categories: Lifestyle.

siggWe know there are a lot of people out there angry with SIGG over their admission that some older bottles they produced contain BPA in the liners — but would a $50,000 gift card make you feel better?

Such is the windfall that one customer received after returning two of her tainted bottles in return for a gift card. According to Consumerist, a woman named Karen “received her gift certificate to buy two new ones for a total of $46.98. But something went horribly wrong, and now she has a store credit for just under $50,000.” Said the woman who sent in the tale, “She is still deciding what to do, but swears that she really isn’t going to buy $1,000 worth of Sigg bottles……..but I have a feeling that I know what everyone is going to get from her for Christmas.”

Obviously, she knows what the right thing to do is — buy $1,000 worth of Klean Kanteens. <grin>

About Michael dEstries

Michael has been blogging since 2005 on issues such as sustainability, renewable energy, philanthropy, and healthy living. He regularly contributes to a slew of publications, as well as consulting with companies looking to make an impact using the web and social media. He lives in Ithaca, NY with his family on an apple farm.

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  • Sarah

    I redeemed my Sigg replacement code about 2 weeks ago and it said I have about $47K left. I assume they’re just using one redemption number, and that’s why it takes them a few days to approve your order.

  • Katrina Russo

    Is each customer getting $50,000 back?


  • erin raw foods

    I’ve had my kleen kanteen since a bit after they came out – it’s just a little heavy and top takes a while to unscrew on and off. I LOVE the KOR water bottle i bought after seeing it on this site though. THAT one gets so many compliments. AWESOME and hopefully bpa free.

  • lisa

    can you tell me how you redeemed your replacement code? i’ve tried to put it in the discount code and the gift certificate pin. neither one results in a credit on the website. thanks.

  • Rose

    I am having the same problem, I emailed sigg and got a response that did not help. It does not recognize my replacement code and still asks for a credit card to complete the transaction. So frustrating!

  • J10

    Try emailing this address, I had previously emailed a different one and had no response. Once I emailed I had the code the same day. I also had 68K remaining and assume that there is one code and that my order will be canceled or I will receive a bill for the rest. Good luck