Environmental Sustainability

The EPS industry has introduced collection sites to support EPS recycling. Visit the EPS Industry Alliance Packaging for the more current list of drop-off locations.

If a location does not exist in your area, there are other ways to reduce, reuse or recycle EPS coolers:

  • Reduce the number of shipments you receive by combining orders.
  • Reuse the coolers for lunches, picnics or consider donating them to local charities or food pantries.
  • Recycle the coolers through the AFPR mail-back recycling program (USPS postage rates apply).
  • Gel Ice Bricks: Matrix GPO uses gel ice made from a cornstarch compound. To recycle, simply cut the thawed ice brick open to discard the liquid and recycle the pouch with your plastics.
  • Corrugated Cardboard: Matrix GPO uses post-consumer content corrugated cardboard packaging, and this material can continue to be recycled. Corrugated cardboard can be recycled with your paper products.

To find a local recycling center near you, please visit Earth911.com.



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