Candy Dynamics and Toxic Waste® Hazardously Sour Candy® Announce Third Annual Toxic Waste Toxic Takedown Challenge™ in Celebration of April 22, 2009 Earth Day

Media are Invited to Partner with Toxic Waste® Hazardously Sour Candy® to Celebrate Earth Day By Hosting Their Own Toxic Takedown Challenges with Free Sour Candy Prizes and Earth Day Environmental Tips Supplied by Candy Dynamics.

Indianapolis, IN, March 22, 2009 --( More than one billion people will participate in Earth Day 2009 activities, making it the largest secular civic event in the world. Candy Dynamics, an environmentally conscious company and cutting edge marketer of popular novelty candy products, announced today that in celebration of Earth Day 2009, it will do its part by hosting its third annual Earth Day Toxic Waste® Hazardously Sour Candy® Toxic Takedown Challenge™. Offering a $500 United States Savings Bond and other prizes Candy Dynamic’s Toxic Takedown Challenge™ promotes environmental awareness for kids 6 years old and up and encourages them to pay tribute to the environment by actively participating in Earth Day festivities. The announcement was made by Karen Windle-Burcham, President of Candy Dynamics.

Beginning today through May 31st, kids of all ages are invited to visit to enter the drawing for a chance to win Toxic Waste candy and a $500 United States EE Series Savings Bond. Entering is easy and fun! Participants are asked to fill out an entry form and submit a tip or creative idea about what people can do to help the planet and the environment. One lucky grand prize winner will be awarded a supply of Toxic Waste Candy and the Savings Bond, plus 25 runner ups will win Toxic Waste Candy. Winning entries will be posted on the Toxic Waste website.

For the past two years countless publications and more than one hundred radio stations across the country, have partnered with Candy Dynamics to celebrate Earth Day by helping promote the Challenge and / or hosting their own Toxic Takedown Challenge with Toxic Waste candy prizes provided free of charge by Candy Dynamics. Once again Candy Dynamics invites all media to join them in the 2009 Earth Day Toxic Takedown Challenge. To get the ball rolling this year, Candy Dynamics and Toxic Waste are providing editors and producers with a royalty-free list of twenty useful environmental tips to share with their audiences here: For further information about how you as a member of the media can participate and receive free candy contact Steven Style via telephone at 212-465-1290 or email at

Earth Day 2009, April 22, will mark the beginning of the Green Generation Campaign. This two-year initiative will culminate with the 40th anniversary of Earth Day in 2010. With negotiations for a new global climate agreement coming up in December, Earth Day 2009 will be a day of action and civic participation. To learn about the history of Earth Day visit: and for more information about the Green Generation and Earth Day 2009 activities visit:

Candy Dynamics offers an array of Toxic Waste sour candy products that are guaranteed to make all kids pucker with sour delight. Taking sour to a whole new level, Candy Dynamic’s flagship Toxic Waste hard candy is the only double-action sour candy on the planet and is, hands down, the most Hazardously Sour Candy on the market. Packed in a plastic toy Toxic Waste drum, each container overflows with an assortment of sixteen hard candies in five ultra-sour flavors: Green Apple, Watermelon, Lemon, Blue Raspberry, and Black Cherry (SRP $.99 each).

Toxic Waste® Hi-Voltage™ Bubble Gum is brand new to the growing sour candy family. It is a delicious hollowed out rope type gum filled with a shockingly super-sour powder. Each pack contains more than two combined feet of delicious bubble gum in three different yummy sour flavors: Amp’d Apple, Black Out Blue Razz, and Surgin’ Strawberry (SRP $.99).

Also new, Toxic Waste Hazardously Sour Candy and Bank features a larger, three dimensional drum, packed with twenty-eight ultra-sour hard candies and sports a coin slot for loose change offering a darling and memorable keepsake (SRP $2.99 each).

In addition, the product line up includes Toxic Waste Nuclear Sludge® Sour Bars in sour Green Apple, Cherry, and Blue Raspberry flavors (SRP $.25 each), Toxic Waste Sour Candy Sprays®, a unique liquid sour-candy-and-toy-in-one that comes with one of three collectible Toxic Waste character finger puppets, in four yummy ultra-sour flavors: Blue Raspberry, Cherry, Green Apple, and Strawberry (SRP $.99 each).

About Candy Dynamics:
Based in Indianapolis, Indiana, Candy Dynamics was established in 2006 as a marketer of sour candy products. Its flagship product, Toxic Waste Hazardously Sour Candy, is an innovative and phenomenally popular, one-of-a-kind, double-action sour hard candy treat that has become a hit with candy lovers of all ages worldwide. Currently enjoying healthy sales and brand awareness, future sales expectations are high as the company continues to support the brand with aggressive marketing programs and further builds its distribution chains in the US and internationally. Line extensions include Toxic Waste Nuclear Sludge Sour Bars, Toxic Waste Sour Candy Sprays, Toxic Waste Hazardously Sour Candy, and Toxic Waste Hi-Voltage Bubble Gum, with other innovative products continually in development for the Toxic Waste brand. An environmentally conscious company, Candy Dynamics and Toxic Waste support a cleaner planet through the use of recycled material in its packaging and through sponsorship and participation in environmental awareness programs.


Attention Editors:
A hi-res photo for the Third Annual Toxic Waste Toxic Takedown Challenge is available at:

2009 Earth Day Tips For Helping The Environment are available royalty free for publication and broadcast at: Courtesy of Toxic Waste® Hazardously Sour Candy® and the Toxic Takedown challenge™
Candy Dynamics
Steven Style