Recycling Now Available on Lopez Island

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Thanks to a partnership between one concerned mom and her local solid waste district, car seat recycling is now available on Lopez Island! Lopez Island resident and car seat safety advocate Becca Peter noticed that expired car seats were being brought into the Lopez Solid Waste Disposal District (LSWDD)’s Take It or Leave It shop. Families didn’t want to throw away […]

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Britax Infant Carrier Recall


If you have your baby in a Britax B-Safe car seat, please check the Britax website to see if your car seat is part of a recent recall. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission issued the recall after receiving 74 reports of “handles developing fractures, cracks and/or breaking while in use, including one report of an infant who received a […]

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Clek: Leading the Way with Mail-in Recycling


If you’d like to spend your money on a car seat whose manufacturer is committed to social and environmental responsibility along with child passenger safety, check out Clek. Their seats are manufactured in Canada using primarily North American suppliers. Materials are chosen with both safety and the environment in mind, and do not contain chlorinated or brominated flame retardants. Clek […]

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New Car Seat Recycling Options for Seattle

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Update 8/1/2017: Changing markets for recycled plastics have caused Total Reclaim to discontinue their car seat recycling service. Please check our data base for current recycling options. The Old Car Seat, New Life team is pleased to announce that booster and car seat recycling will be available on an ongoing basis in Seattle thanks to our partnership with local recycler, […]

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