You Can Now Donate Your Old LEGO Bricks to Children’s Charities

Donate LEGO Replay Campaign

Do you have LEGO bricks from your childhood that you don’t know what to do with? Or maybe you have kids with pieces they no longer play with? In a new initiative by LEGO, called LEGO Replay, you can donate your old plastic bricks, sets, and elements to kids who will give them a new life.

The program is run in partnership with Give Back Box, a company that provides convenient methods of donating used household items to various charities. The process is simple—just pack up any LEGO pieces into a cardboard box and visit the campaign website to print out a free shipping label. The package will then be sent to the Give Back Box facility, where each brick will be sorted, inspected, and cleaned. The boxes of LEGO will then be sent to non-profit charities—Teach for America and the Boys & Girls Clubs of Boston—that will distribute the toys to kids in need.

“We know people don’t throw away their LEGO bricks,” says Tim Brooks, Vice President of Environmental Responsibility at the LEGO group. “The vast majority hand them down to their children or grandchildren. But others have asked us for a safe way to dispose of or to donate their bricks. With Replay, they have an easy option that’s both sustainable and socially impactful.”

Have some old LEGO bricks? Find out how you can donate them via the LEGO website.

In a new initiative called LEGO Replay, you can donate your old LEGO bricks, sets, and elements to kids who will give them a new life.

Donate LEGO Replay Campaign

The program is run in partnership with Give Back Box, a company that provides convenient methods of donating used household items to charities.

Donate LEGO Replay Campaign

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Emma Taggart

Emma Taggart is a Contributing Writer at My Modern Met. Originally from Northern Ireland, she is an artist now based in Berlin. After graduating with a BA in Fashion and Textile Design in 2013, Emma decided to combine her love of art with her passion for writing. Emma has contributed to various art and culture publications, with an aim to promote and share the work of inspiring modern creatives. While she writes every day, she’s also devoted to her own creative outlet—Emma hand-draws illustrations and is currently learning 2D animation.

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