Electronic Parts? It's E-Waste
Do not put plastic toys that contain batteries, memory chips or computer screens in the trash. If it has electronic parts, it should be disposed of with e-waste.
Always check to see if a plastic toy has batteries. If it contains batteries, remove them and dispose of them separately. Find out what to do with batteries.
Alternative Ways to Recycle
Hasbro Toy Recycling Program
You can send in used Hasbro toys and games to the Hasbro Toy Recycling Program, which is a free recycling program through TerraCycle. Find out how to mail in these toys.
Ways to Reduce
Buy Eco-Friendly Toys
Avoid plastic toys when possible and opt for toys made from wood and natural cloth instead. Green Toys is a company that uses recycled plastics and other environmentally friendly materials to make their products.
Ways to Reuse
Donate to a Thrift Shop or Charity
If your plastic toys are in good condition, donate them to a thrift shop or charity. Donation Town picks up unwanted toys and then gives them to children in need.