Spending time outdoors makes me hungry. That’s why picnics were invented. Who wants to have to go back INSIDE when you’re having so much fun OUTSIDE!?
We have a cute picnic basket that, frankly, needs to see more sunlight. However, since it’s not insulated, I can only use it for quick trip-to-the-park picnics. For longer trips, I use an insulated cooler. Terracycle, Inc. sent us a roomy Ozark Trail 36 Can Cooler with Removable Hardliner.
This particular cooler has a special hardliner – it’s made by Terracycle out of recycled Frito-Lay chip bags! And, it’s antimicrobial (no clue how that happens, but true!).
The Ozark Trail Cooler from Terracycle has zipper and mesh pockets front and side pockets, as well as a 3″ expandable top for dry storage, so you don’t have to pack just cans. The 36-can size is perfect to hold one lunch for our family – we sit it between our seats, and I can grab snacks as we go and zip it back up! If we happen to stop, we don’t have to unpack the whole car, I just lift out the cooler and we’re ready to eat!
Terracycle, Inc. runs on a pretty amazing concept! They collect your trash to make something useful. Billions of used chip bags and juice boxes are discarded yearly! Terracycle saves them and makes crazy funky products! Pretty resourceful!
Among popular Terracycle products are the bright and catchy CapriSun bags (perfect for beach-weather summers, day camps, school lunches!). And mini-speakers made from M&Ms and Starburst wrappers (need no batteries and can play from an iPod or MP3 player!). Even a cool ClifBar wrapper duffel bag! Terracycle products are a creative pop culture addition to the recycled product trend!
I am amazed Terracycle finds a use for our garbage – old film, bike chains, and even vinyl billboard signs get turned into bags, frames, notebooks, clipboards, park benches – their list of products is vast!
BUY IT: Get this cooler at Wal-mart! Look for sizes 6-can, 24-can, 32-can, and a rolling 42-can cooler! Prices range from $6-30.
DISCOUNT: Bring Polly-O and Kraft String Cheese packaging to your local Six Flags for a discount on park tickets! Or sign up for one of the MANY waste collection brigades, incentives, and contests. You could earn money for your favorite non-profit by sending Terracycle your garbage!
WIN IT: Terracycle, Inc. wants to spread the word about their fun products by giving away ONE super-cute CapriSun Lunchboxes! ARV $15.
Disclosure: I was sent a product to facilitate this review, and was not compensated in any other way. All opinions are 100% my own.