The MEGA BLOKS Green Town features playsets, like the Build & Learn Eco House and the Grow & Protect Farm, made from a minimum of 56% plant-based materials. The packaging is created with 100% Forest Stewardship Council (FSC)-certified paper or paperboard, plus soy-based inks and water-based varnishes to enhance recyclability.
“At Mattel, we are focused on developing innovative products and packaging that are better for our planet by integrating more sustainable materials and principles of product stewardship and circular design,” says Pamela Gill-Alabaster, head of global sustainability, Mattel. “These new products from MEGA and Matchbox demonstrate our commitment
MEGA and Matchbox are also part of
, a toy takeback program launched in the U.S., Canada, France, Germany and the U.K. in 2021, designed to recover and reuse valuable materials from old Mattel toys.
The expanded offering includes Barbie Loves the Ocean, its first fashion doll line made from recycled ocean-bound plastic; Fisher-Price Rock-a-Stack and Fisher-Price Baby’s First Blocks, made from bio-based plastics; UNO Nothin’ But Paper, the first fully recyclable UNO deck without cellophane packing materials and three previously released MEGA Bloks sets made from bio-based plastics.
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