LEGO responds to kids’ worries about single-use plastics

Kids have spoken. And LEGO has listened. “We have received many letters from children about the environment asking us to remove single-use plastic packaging,” said LEGO Group CEO, Niels B Christiansen, in a statement. “We have been exploring alternatives for some time and the passion and ideas from children inspired us to begin to make the change.”

The Danish
toymaker announced Tuesday that it will replace the plastic bags inside boxed
LEGO sets with recyclable paper ones. Over the…

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