KATY, Texas — In celebration of Earth Day, Igloo released its ECOCOOL collection – the world’s first hardside coolers made with recycled plastic – and the Packable Puffer cooler bags featuring REPREVE fabric and PrimaLoft insulation, both made from post-consumer recycled plastic bottles.

“This accomplishment significantly lessens our impact on the planet,” said Dave Allen, CEO and president of Igloo.

The new collection includes five cooler styles each made in the USA with recycled plastic resins. The recycled materials are post-consumer plastic from discarded plastic yogurt cups and milk jugs that would normally end up in landfills. With the initial production run, Igloo will utilize 58 tons of recycled resin, which is equivalent to saving the landfill space of 10 football fields. The wide-ranging ECOCOOL assortment includes the Little Playmate (7 quarts), 30-quart cooler, 52-quart cooler, 60-quart roller cooler and 90-quart roller cooler.

The products, range from $9.99 to $99.99. Additionally, through the end of April, Igloo is donating 100 percent of profits from sales of these eco-friendly products to Keep America Beautiful, the nation’s leading community improvement nonprofit organization focused on ending littering, improving recycling and beautifying communities.


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