Children’s Plastic Toys Made from Corn!
Toys™ Announces Line of Classic Toys Made
from Renewable, Sustainable Resources
Environmentally Friendly Alternative to Traditional Plastic Toys Debuts at SF Gift Fair
SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Parents looking for toys for their children can now add environmentally friendly toys to their buying options as Green Toys™ Inc. today announced their new line of classic toys. Manufactured in the U.S.A., Green Toys brand toys are made of a new generation of environmentally friendly bioplastic material derived from renewable, sustainable resources like corn. Green Toys will preview their initial line of toys at the San Francisco International Gift Fair, taking place July 28-August 1, at the Moscone Center in North Hall booth #7123.
“Additionally, by offering children toys that send a positive message about protecting our planet helps to educate the younger generation about how to make good choices for our environment. It may even create young ambassadors for Mother Nature.”
“We’ve been involved in creating fun and innovative toys for years, but with Green Toys Inc. we feel that we’re doing more than providing children with entertainment. We’re also offering a real alternative for consumers looking for earth-friendly toys,” said Robert von Goeben, co-founder of Green Toys Inc. “Our products are a blast for kids, important to parents, and good for the earth. What could be more fun than that?”
Green Toys Inc. has brought together some of the most advanced materials and technologies in the bioplastics industry. The raw material used to make Green Toys brand toys is produced by Cereplast Inc. (www.cereplast.com), a leading manufacturer of proprietary bio-based plastics. In addition, Green Toys is using biodegradable colorants from PolyOne Corporation (www.polyone.com), a premier global provider of polymer materials, services and solutions. Green Toys Inc. has also extended these efforts into its packaging using only recycled paper products with no traditional plastics or films.
“As the mother of two young children, I understand parents wanting to do their part to improve and preserve our world for our children,” said Laurie Hyman, co-founder of Green Toys Inc. “Additionally, by offering children toys that send a positive message about protecting our planet helps to educate the younger generation about how to make good choices for our environment. It may even create young ambassadors for Mother Nature.”
Green Toys brand toys products will be available in retail stores starting in the Fall 2007, and will include the Green Toys™ Tea Set, Green Toys™ Indoor Gardening Kit, Green Toys™ Cookware and Dinning Set and the Green Toys™ Sand Play Set.
Green Toys™ Inc. was created to provide consumers with an environmentally friendly alternative to traditional plastic toys while making an effort to improve and preserve the world around us. By marketing sustainable toys for kids and the environment, Green Toys offers classic toys derived from a new generation of environmentally friendly bioplastic material from annually renewable, sustainable resources like corn and other starch materials. Green Toys’ approach will in its own way help to reduce fossil fuel use and CO2 emissions, and increase the overall health and happiness of the planet. More information on Green Toys is available at www.greentoys.com.