Going Green: Eco-Friendly Toys

Published 01/16 2014 06:38PM

Updated 01/16 2014 08:50PM

Christmas may be over, but children continue to play with their toys on a regular basis. Some toys are more eco-friendly than others.

Kristen Patterson works for Discovery Toys as a consultant. She says an eco-friendly toy is made out of the right material and lasts a long time.

You may want to look for toys which are made out of wood and help out our forests at the same time. The amount of plastic packaging is a good clue too.

Like recycling, a nice toy will grow with the child and can be used for years.


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