Green Toys Fire Truck from EcoMom (GC **GIVEAWAY CLOSED**)

EcoMom, my favorite eco-friendly (and mom-friendly) online store, sent us a Green Toys Fire Truck to review.  Now I know that you have seen many a “green” toys reviewed on this blogazine, but I assure you that there hasn’t been one quite like this.  It’s made entirely out of recycled milk containers.  Yep, the same one you buy at the grocery store and toss out to be recycled.  (I know it’s made me think differently about those old milk jugs!) Green Toys reprocesses them into a super clean fresh plastic, HDPE, which is one of the safest and cleanest plastics.  And everything from recycling to assembly is all made in the USA (California, to be exact).  All of their toys contain no BPA, PVC, Phthalates or lead.

Green Toys extends their safety and eco-friendly mission on to their packaging.  They not only have 100% recyclable packaging material but they also have no plastics, cellophane, twist-ties.  Just the bare minimum, so it’s easy to open.  I despise all the unnecessary “fluff” in packaging that takes about 10 minutes, a good dose of patience and a pair of scissors to pry open.

So we know the Green Toys Fire Truck safe enough to let your infant chew on (and mine does, in case you’re wondering) and super eco-friendly, but how do recycled milk cartons compare to your average toy?  My husband describes it as “Sturdy, strong and durable like an old Tonka truck but better.”  The quality is superb and there are no sharp edges or metal axles.  The roof ladder rotates a full 360 degrees and pivots vertically, and the two side ladders are removable.

So, parents, let their imaginations run wild while you sit back and relax.  The Green Toys Fire Truck is “the world’s greenest emergency vehicle!”

Fun Facts:

Every pound of recycled plastic used to make green toys saves enough energy:

  • To run a laptop for a month
  • To power a television for 3 weeks
  • Equal to 3000 AA batteries

BUY: Purchase the Green Toys Fire Truck for $22.50 (EcoMom is having a sale, as they are regularly $25).  This item also qualifies for free shipping if your order is over $50, OR …

Purchase an annual EcoPass and you will receive a 15% discount on every order and free ground shipping (with no minimums).  The $99 annual membership costs only $8.25 per month and pays for itself in as few as four orders.

**Win** A $20 Gift Certificate courtesy of EcoMom!

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Disclaimer: The sample product(s) reviewed was provided free of charge. NoM was under no obligation to review it if we so chose, nor was NoM under any obligation to write a positive review or sponsor a product giveaway in return for the free product. The views and opinions expressed in this post are solely that of NoM, and are completely honest and without influence. NoM has reviewed this product(s) because we like it and think it would benefit our readers. To view our full policy, please click here.

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    Donna Roucoulet says:

    I would get the recycled plastic sand play set.

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    I like the Green Toys Sand Play Set.

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    Rebecca Orr says:

    I also like the PlanToys Oval Xylophone. Thanks for the chance.
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    Carole Spring says:

    I like the Green Toys Dump Truck
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