The Tesla Roadster MatchboxMattel’s first CarbonNeutral-certified die-cast car, made from 99% recycled materials, is now available for pre-order.
Details Matchbox Tesla Roadster
First unveiled in April 2021, the Matchbox Tesla Roadster is an authentic 1:64 scale die-cast replica of the next all-electric, battery-powered four-wheel-drive sports car in development by Tesla. Considered the fastest car in the world, the Tesla Roadster is said to be able to go from 0 to 100 km/h in 1.9 seconds, which would be faster than any road-legal production car since announced in 2017.
As well as being made from 99% recycled materials, this CarbonNeutral die-cast car comes in plastic-free packaging, including Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certified paper components and a home-compostable PaperFoam tray .
Ideal for adult collectors who appreciate Matchbox’s commitment to sustainability, the Matchbox Tesla Roadster is now available for pre-order from Mattel Creations for $19.99.
Other New Eco-Friendly Matchbox Toys
Exclusively on Amazon, the new Matchbox Recycling Truck is a 15-inch full-scale truck made of 80% ISCC-certified plastic. Retailing for $37.99, this toy vehicle activates sounds when its top buttons are pressed. Additionally, pulling the vehicle’s lever empties the curb bin into the truck.
New Matchbox MBX Electric Driver Multi-Packs are also available on Amazon. These die-cast multi-packs include an expanded assortment of electric vehicles from brands such as BMW, Nissan and Honda, among others, all of which are made from recycled zinc and come in fully recyclable packaging. The 12-pack sells for $16.99, while the 6-pack has a suggested retail price of $6.25.
MEGA Bloks Green Town Line
New MEGA Bloks Green Town Line. The very first range of toys available in retail to be CarbonNeutral certified, the Green Town range from MEGA Bloks is launched with four playsets:
Each of these playsets is made specifically from a minimum of 56% plant-based materials and a minimum of 26% International Sustainability & Carbon Certification certified biocircular plastics. The packaging is also created with 100% (FSC) certified paper or cardboard, as well as soy-based inks and water-based varnishes to improve recyclability. Each set is designed to help teach eco-friendly behaviors through play models, like sorting trash, using electric transportation, protecting honey bees, and choosing renewable energy sources.
The MEGA Bloks Green Town Line is now available for pre-order on Amazon and has been awarded the Climate Pledge Friendly label by e-tailers.