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Toys and SCT the Talk of TODAY Show

Were you watching TODAY with Kathie Lee and Hoda Monday morning? If you were, then you saw a pile of toys and the hosts chatting about our Earth Week toy collections! They've even got a link to our website on their page. Thanks for the mention, KLG & Hoda!

The Village Green: Got Toys? Proves That Maplewood Has Got Heart

The massive 1-800-GOT-JUNK? toy drive GOT TOYS? wrapped on Sunday, April 19 with over 1000 toys donated to children in need across the region – that’s around 1200 pounds of plastic saved from the landfill. It was all in the name of Second Chance Toys and the perfect way for people to have a positive environmental impact ahead of Earth Day on April 22.  Full Story

Kiwi Magazine: Toys Get a Second Chance

One afternoon eight years ago Sasha Lipton, then 16 years old, was driving around her New Jersey town with her mom when she noticed something upsetting: Plastic toys that looked almost new were heaped on curbs alongside bags of trash, destined for the dump.

“I knew there were less fortunate kids in nearby towns who would really appreciate those toys,” says Lipton, now 24. “I thought it was so sad that they were being thrown away.