Today’s Solutions: January 21, 2022

Cheap drink coolers get the job done if you just want to keep a couple of drinks cold, but most of the times they end up in landfills, where they can take hundreds of years to break down.

Now, thanks to cooler company Igloo, we are one step closer to ditching harmful polystyrene coolers. The company’s latest product, a container which they are calling the “world’s first eco-sensitive cooler”, is here to serve as an earth-friendly alternative to the conventional foam coolers. The container, which costs $10, is made out of paraffin wax and recycled tree pulp, can hold up to 75 pounds of weight, and retain ice for 12 hours. Additionally, it can go up to five days without leaking water. After that, it can either be recycled or dried out for reuse.

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