Tag Archives: Sustainability

Spielwarenmesse to support second Bio!TOY Conference in Nuremberg next month

In recognition of the growing importance of the sustainable toy market, Spielwarenmesse has thrown its support behind the second annual Bio!TOY conference, taking place in Nuremberg this September. Running from September 7th to 8th, next month will see the focus shift onto the circular and bio-based plastics market for sustainable …

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Autumn Fair launches its own app to help visitors ‘discover more’ including sustainable and Made in Britain product

Sustainability and Made In Britain Product Trails are listed among the features of an official app being launched by Autumn Fair and the show’s organisers this year, as the Birmingham retail trade show prepares to get underway early next month. The new app has been designed as an easy-to-use digital …

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Dantoy launches Take Back toy recycling scheme in its latest sustainability push

The Danish toy maker, Dantoy has launched its latest initiative for improved sustainability measures within the toy space, partnering with Randers Municipality to launch its own toy take back scheme to reduce plastic waste heading to landfill. Under the partnership, Dantoy will implement an initiative in which end of life …

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Melissa & Doug launches major new sustainability drive under Project Restore

The international toy company, Melissa & Doug has detailed a major new sustainability initiative focused on environmental and social measures under the campaign title, Project Restore. The initiative will guide the company in its existing work on environmental responsibility, social equity, and inclusion, as well as its ambitious new plan …

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Mattel plans to halve its greenhouse gas emissions and hit zero manufacturing waste by 2030

Mattel has detailed new plans to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions by 50 per cent and achieve zero manufacturing waste by 2030 in its 2020 Citizenship Report. The report, published today, features updated Environmental, Social, and Governance strategy and goals, while underscoring the toy maker’s previously announced goal to achieve …

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80% of global toy market ‘still not answering the call for better sustainability,’ says new whitepaper

Despite the increase in awareness and consumer demand for better sustainability within the global toy industry, a startling 81 per cent of the market remains unmoved by the call to improve their commitment to the cause. A new whitepaper produced to support the industry on its quest for sustainability has …

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Mattel launches environmentally focused UNO with artist and activist Shepard Fairey

Mattel has partnered up with the renowned contemporary artist, activist, and illustrator, Shepard Fairey for the release of a new UNO deck made with sustainable materials and themed around the artist’s environmental activism. The new deck has been designed by both Fairey and the UNO team at the artist’s LA …

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Jada Toys launches its B-Kind eco-friendly doll range built around compassion and kindness

The global toy manufacturer, Jada Toys has raised the curtain on a new, eco-friendly doll line designed to promote positive messages of kindness, creativity, and compassion under the new brand B-Kind. The range of dolls introduces children to Brianna, Koral, Ivy, Nora, and Daisy (B.K.I.N.D.) all of which are eco-friendly, …

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Crayola and OceanX | “We’re encouraging partnerships to have a profound impact on supporting our planet”

The global non-profit ocean exploration organisation, OceanX has expressed its hope that its new partnership with the children’s arts and crafts brand, Crayola, will inspire more collaboration between brands and conservation groups. The pair joined forces earlier this month to launch a new range of crafts kits to the US …

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Spielwarenmesse sponsors the European sustainable toys conference bio!Toy 2021

Spielwarenmesse is showing its support of the sustainability movement sweeping the toy industry and beyond, having signed as a major sponsor of the second annual bio!Toy Conference taking place in Germany this September. Held in Nuremberg, bio!Toy is a European event centered on the use of sustainable plastics within toy …

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