This favorite classic vehicle is sure to inspire lots of pretend play. Toddlers love zooming around, cleaning up the "neighborhood" with this hand-operated, durable wooden garbage truck. Trash bin included. Melissa & Doug was started 20 years ago, by a real Melissa and Doug, in the garage of Doug's childhood home, where occupational priorities included not disturbing Doug's parents. The company has grown and moved, but its founders' philosophy remains unchanged: to make each and every customer a happy and permanent member of the Melissa & Doug family.