SIGG Gives Customer $50,000 Gift Card For Two Water Bottles

After SIGG USA announced that their metal water bottles contained plastic additive BPA, they offered to exchange consumers’ offending bottles for new ones. Karen sent her BPA-riddled water bottles in for replacement, and 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.

Reader Macezilla, who sent us this tale, mused,

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.

Well, let’s hope not. No matter how dehydrated they might be, it would be hard to find a use for two thousand metal water bottles.

We knew this replacement program would be expensive for the company, but we didn’t think it was that bad.

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