Litogami Solar powered Fire Truck
A DIY, solar-powered car: build it, decorate it, charge it, switch it on and watch it drive!
What it contains: A precut sheet of cardboard, wheel attachments, and solar/electric "Powerbase" module (polycrystalline solar panel, rechargeable battery, electric motor and gear system). Size once assembled: 9 x 4 x 5 cm
Feel great about where it comes from:
Raw materials from EU? Yes - France mainly
Manufactured in EU? Yes - France
What's it made from? Cardboard from sustainably-managed forests, green printing ink, mini solar panel, LED, switch, and Lithium-Ion battery that is charged by sunlight.
What's it packaged in? Cardboard from sustainably-managed forests, printed with eco inks
Shipping packaging from manufacturer to us: Cardboard box only
Plastic-free? Yes except the solar/electric module
Reused upcycled or recycled? No
Feel great about where it goes after you've used it:
Biodegradable / compostable? Yes except the solar/electric module
Reusable refillable? N/A
Cardboard - yes;
Solar/electric module: plastic - yes; electrics - yes via WEEE; solar panel - yes via WEEE but the rare earth elements can't be recovered
Feel great about you and your child using it:
Great for ages: 7+
Shelf life: Indefinite
Awards: Lépine International Paris Competition: silver medal
Care/use instructions: Place on a bright windowsill or balcony, or under a lamp. to charge. Then switch it on! One day's charging in sunlight gives 25 minutes' driving time. Comes pre-charged and ready to play. Comes with 1 year warranty.