Rigiocattolo reduces, reuses, recycles and rethinks toys
Rigiocattolo collects used toys, regenerates them and puts them back into circulation. Its ambition is to become a bigger and renowned re-use centre that can also offer people a decent job. Rigiocattolo takes spare parts from toys that cannot be re-used and transforms them into something new (creative re-use).
Rigiocattolo also offers targeted services: The toys' hospital, toys rental, repair training courses for children. The repair shops are open to everyone - there is one in the centre of Campobasso (Molise region, Italy) and another one on its outskirts (for storage and repair).
The positive outcomes of Rigiocattolo's activity are mainly qualitative:
- contribute to waste reduction
- offer cheap and affordable toys to low-income families
- promote a different culture based on savings, waste reduction, reuse, sharing and free-giving
- promote volunteering and
- offer spaces and opportunities for sharing.