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Publishers including DC Thomson, Immediate Media and Story House Egmont join Wastebuster’s Recycle to Read campaign

“Our collaborative approach and not for profit ethos means that we can offer an environmental solution for all UK companies who produce toys, not just the ones with the deepest pockets,” said Wastebuster founder Katy Newham.

2021: The Year to Go Green

Products of Change’s Helena Mansell-Stopher looks back at how the events of 2020 put a spotlight on sustainability… And why she believes 2021 will be the year of fruitful collaboration and positive change when it comes to issues around eco-friendliness and toys.

Sustainability in Licensing Conference to take place in June

“Our aim with SILC 2021 is to help both future-proof our industry and our world,” said conference curator Helena Mansell-Stopher.

Products of Change and Wastebusters invites toy firms to Recycle to Read webinar

Recycle to Read will engage consumers to recycle toys and reward participating schools and communities with books and reading resources to improve children’s literacy.

Read the Mojo Nation 100: 2021 Edition online now

The Mojo Nation 100 – in association with Hasbro – is a listing of the most influential figures currently working in the world of toy and game design who have excelled over the last 12 months.

Products of Change launches as new membership hub to help drive sustainable change

“I am so thankful to everyone who has been a part of the Products of Change journey thus far and feel very positive about the long-term collective impact we really can all make together,” said Products of Change founder, Helena Mansell-Stopher.

LEGO’s Sine Klitgaard Møller to speak on the importance of change in the toy space at Sustainability in Licensing Conference 2020

“Children are our role models in the LEGO Group and it is their planet we are using; we must protect their future,” said Møller.

Sustainability in Licensing Conference expands to two days and will take place virtually

“The commitment we have engendered in SILC, as evidenced by the fabulous line-up of speakers and official supporters, highlights the collective drive for change on the sustainable front while also being aware of the commercial realities,” said SILC director Helena Mansell-Stopher.

Watch: Sustainability in the Toy Industry

Issues of eco-friendly design, manufacturing and social sustainability are in the spotlight at this ‘Sustainability in the Toy Industry’ panel session.

Products of Change’s Helena Mansell-Stopher on why designers play a key role in making the toy industry more eco-friendly

We caught up with Helena to learn more about the Products of Change group, and what role the toy and game design community have to play in help the industry be more eco-friendly.

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