I have a soft spot for eco-friendly toys. They’re toys! They’re eco-friendly!
I first saw these particular trucks in my local toy store, and I fell in love with them immediately. In addition to being attractive and appearing durable, they have an interesting origin: They’re made from recycled plastic milk jugs, and they’re made in the U.S., in California.
The manufacturer, Green Toys, has this to say about these toys on its website:
All Green Toys products are 100% made in the USA. To be more specific, they are produced in California, a state known for strict toy safety and environmental laws. It’s cool to buy USA, but also think about this: transportation is one of the biggest contributors to greenhouse gasses. We all know driving less is good for mother nature, but did you ever think about how many miles a toy logs before it ends up in your local store? [Read more…] about Unique holiday gift idea #6: Eco-friendly trucks and tools