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The Family Handyman Logo By Melina Gillies of The Family Handyman | Slide 1 of 10: Cribs and Car SeatsWe go to great lengths to keep our children safe, which is precisely the reason thrift stores won't accept cribs and car seats. Due to the volume of recalls on these products, the condition of the units and the inability to guarantee a car seat was never involved in a crash, most stores are not permitted to sell them. Many states have facilities to recycle used car seats and other baby items, which is a responsible alternative to the landfill.Photo: BlueSkyImage/Shutterstock

Cribs and Car Seats

Cribs and Car SeatsWe go to great lengths to keep our children safe, which is precisely the reason thrift stores won't accept cribs and car seats. Due to the volume of recalls on these products, the condition of the units and the inability to guarantee a car seat was never involved in a crash, most stores are not permitted to sell them. Many states have facilities to recycle used car seats and other baby items, which is a responsible alternative to the landfill.Photo: BlueSkyImage/Shutterstock
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