Polish label Paperowe Miasto has created a series of cardboard fold-up toys made out of recycled cardboard. Their latest edition is a set that contains 20 different animals, which are said to be easy to fold-up and durable.
Peruvian brand Rika uses recycled tires, cardboard and bottles in the production of their eco friendly designs. Rubber Animals is a series of toy animals made from recycled tires and consists of a gorilla, a giraf, a pig, an elephant and a sheep.
If you like this you might want to check out Pangolin which I’ve written about before.
Turns out old used-up skateboard decks can live on “forever” as toys! Jason Greene is an artist who takes advantage of the beautiful layers and colors of old skateboard decks, turning them into e.g. spin tops, yoyos and toy cars. All toys are handmade and unique. The appearance of each toy depends on the colours of the deck it’s made from.
The Etsy store Xylocopa Design has this set of different, decorative and interesting alphabet blocks, featuring six “mad scientist concepts”. Each alphabet block is adorned by six detailed laser engraved illustrations and letters.
Topozoo is a world filled with fun assemble toy animals. These toys come in sets with parts for one, two or three animals, and the children choose to assemble these parts into traditional animals, or their very own fantasy animals.
At this point Topozoo has a safari series, a dinosaur series, a monster series, a spring series, a unicorn, a dragon, an owl and two series that children can colour themselves.
Topozoo toys are developed to stimulate creativity and imagination, eco-friendly and made in the USA. Suitable for children 3 years and older.