BeginAgain toys are made from from plant-based materials and eco-friendly plastics composed with corn starch, wheat starch, reclaimed wood, and recycled plastic. Their toys are manufactured near the source site allowing for smarter, more efficient use of energy and natural resources. They use non-toxic, water-based, wood stains that are verified child safe by independent laboratories which do not chip like paint does, maintaining the safety and beauty of the toys for years to come. Toys are designed to meet or exceed standards set in the U.S. and several other countries. They use sustainably harvested wood or natural rubber which are dishwasher safe for easy clean up. In addition, BeginAgain gives 1% back to support the community.