Another good range of green toys worth considering are those made by Green Toys Inc. One good toy is the green toys dump truck. This moveable dump truck is made from 100% recycled plastic milk containers.
So with this is in mind, I have gone and conducted a review on this green toy range offered by Green Toys Inc.
Within this range of toys produced by Green Toys Inc., there is also the fire truck, recycling truck and the submarine.
Benefits of Owning a Green Toys Dump Truck
The kids can have fun with the sturdy Dump Truck, that features a moveable flat bed, almost anywhere be it the beach, backyard or in the house itself simultaneously helping them in the development of their motor skills.
No Metal Axles for Safety
The Green Toys Dump Truck do not have any metal axles in their toy design so there is no fear of the kids being wounded or cut by any hard metallic components.
Made from 100% Recycled Material
The Dump Truck is made up of 100 percent plastic that is recycled from disposed plastic milk containers so in purchasing this dump truck as a toy you are not only guaranteeing endless fun for the kids but also saving the planet by not contributing to the carbon footprint.
Super Safe Material: No Phthalates, BPA or PVC
Like all Green Toys products, the Dump Truck is made from 100 percent recycled milk jug plastic. The resultant HDPE (#2 plastic) () meets FDA food contact standards and does not contain BPA (Bis Isophenol A), phthalates, or PVC (Poly Vinyl Chloride).
Green Toys Inc also has a stringent internal testing regimen incorporated which exceeds the safety standards set by both US and international countries. So there is no fear of the kids being exposed to these harmful chemicals that used to be found in plastics.
100 percent Made in the US
The Green Toys Dump Truck is manufactured entirely in the US by Green Toys Inc. So by purchasing this toy you are not only supporting the domestic economy but saving our planet at the same time.
|Dimensions||Height = 23.2 in.
Width = 15.4 in.
Depth = 10.8 in.
Weight = 36.3 pounds
|Voltage Rating||115 V/4.7 Amps|
|Energy Star Certified||Yes|
|Energy Factor (L/kWh)||1.85|
Here is a Video Showing the Green Toys Dump Truck in Action!
How does the Green Toys Dump Trick rank on popular websites?
The Green Toys Dump Truck is also available at Toys R’Us but there are no reviews.
Barnes & Noble
3 customers at Barnes & Noble gave the Green Toys Dump Truck an average rating of 5.0/5.0. Out of 3 customer, all gave it 5.0/5.0.
403 customers at Amazon gave the Green Toys Dump Truck an average rating of 4.7/5.0. Out of 403 customers, 332 customers rate it 5.0/5.0.
A list of online sites that offer the Green Toy Submarine is also available at the Green Toys Inc main site.
Customers Reviews on the Green Toys Dump Truck
I have read recent customer reviews on this green toy and have summarised the pros and cons below.
The Pros 🙂
Safety of the toys; customers have mentioned that they feel good knowing that the toy from Green Toy is made up of recycled HDPE plastic (#2 plastic) with no toxic stuff like BPA, phthalates or PVC.
Recyclability of the toy; the fact that this toy truck can be recycled upon disposal has also been mentioned by customers to a major pro since toys can underdo wear and tear.
Sturdy Material; the dump truck was mentioned by a customer to be able to survive being pushed off a bed by children.
Chassis Design; its roomy flat bed which allows children to stack toy bricks aka a real truck and classic design were also mentioned pros.
US-based company; US customers have mentioned to be more likely to purchase a US-made product especially the fact that it is a quality green product.
The Cons 🙁
Poor design of the wheels; the wheels were a mentioned con as they do not facilitate movement on hard flat surfaces like hardwood floors though it moves perfectly on rugs and sand pits.
Non-smooth and noisy movement; the movement of the truck was mentioned to be noisy and doesn’t “zoom” easily when it was being pushed. The noise of the truck moving was mentioned to be possibly loudest on tiled floors.
Best Deals for Green Toys Dump Truck
Like all my product reviews, I did some price comparison while I was doing my research. I found out that Amazon consistently offered the lowest prices for this green toy. With this in mind, here is the link for this green toy: Green Toys Dump Truck Best Deals. Be sure to check out the rest of the green toys range by Green Toys Inc that is offered by Amazon.
(First Published 18th May 2013)
(Last Updated 3rd February 2015)