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E57 - Toy Exchange Canada - Play and Learn. Return. Repeat - Rent Your Toys Today

The UpCycle Canada Podcast: Your Eco-Friendly Inspiration

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Episode  ·  50:48  ·  Feb 1, 2023


E57 - Toy Exchange Canada - Play and Learn. Return. Repeat - Rent Your Toys TodayCarissa MacLennan joins us to talk toys! Yes, Dave is super happy to talk all things toys!  Imagine renting your toys instead of buying toys that your kids grow out of and then you are stuck with toys destined for the landfill!  Grandparents, Aunts and Uncles... Lend us your ear!  What a great gift idea for new parents - the gift that keeps on giving!  Be apart of the solution, sign up for Toy Exchange Club today!!Join the Club!Toy Exchange Club is reducing the need for toy ownership.We  ensure children have access to the right toys at the right time to support their development. Once they outgrow the rental toys, they can be used by another family. This sharing economy approach reduces waste in these key areas:Materials and resources used to manufacture new wooden toysPackaging materials Carbon emissions (by keeping shipping local)Non-recyclable plastic toysWe also try to:Source educational toys made of natural materials and non-toxic paintsUse waste-free packaging, including locally-made upcycled cloth bagsRe-purpose returned shipping boxes and Kraft paper through local businessesUse Canadian and American-made eco-friendly cleaning products on our wooden toysWhy Rent Toys?- Receive 7-8 educational toys every 3 months- Avoid toy clutter in your home- Save $400 per year by renting- Get expert-backed wooden toys to support learning & development- Keep outgrown toys out of the landfill- No charge for occasional lost or broken piecesWe believe that childhood play should have a positive impact on both our children’s future and the planet’s.https://toyexchange.ca/https://upcyclecanada.ca/Check out a great new podcast created just for Dad!  We want to encourage and empower Dads everywhere to be the best Dad they can be!  Check out everything for Dad at https://dadspace.ca/Please share this podcast with a Dad that you love!Buzzsprout is our podcast host for this show!Ready to find a better podcast host for your show? Get a $20 credit applied to your new Buzzsprout Account by using our link! Starting a new show or looking for a better host? Buzzsprout is amazing!https://www.buzzsprout.com/?referrer_id=1855306Please note! To qualify for this promotion. All accounts must remain on a pay plan and maintained in good standing (paid in full) for 2 consecutive billing cycles before credits are applied to either party.

50m 48s  ·  Feb 1, 2023

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