LEGO set to launch eco-friendly bioplastic bricks derived from sugarcane

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  • LEGO will soon launch their eco-friendly and sustainable lego bricks
  • The bricks are made of polyethylene plastic that is derived from sugarcane
  • This is in line with the toy company’s commitment to make toys out of sustainable and biodegradable materials

Amidst the call for a more responsible use and limited production of plastic, LEGO will soon launch their first-ever bioplastic bricks.

These bricks are considered sustainable and biodegradable. This is in line with the toy company’s ambitious commitment of making all LEGO bricks using sustainable materials.

Tim Brooks, Vice President, Environmental Responsibility at the LEGO Group stated on their website, “At the LEGO Group we want to make a positive impact on the world around us, and are working hard to make great play products for children using sustainable materials. We are proud that the first LEGO elements made from sustainable sourced plastic are in production and will be in LEGO boxes this year. This is a great first step in our ambitious commitment of making all LEGO bricks using sustainable materials.”

The eco-friendly bricks are made from made from polyethylene, which is a soft, durable and flexible plastic that are derived from sugarcane.

LEGO also revealed that the new bricks will contain a “botanical element”, such as trees and leaves.

Source :

LEGO, Inquirer

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