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Thursday, 1 October 2020  |  Admin

The latest message from Sir David Attenborough and Prince William seem to be not to create waste and at Planet Apple Toys we aim to reuse  all we can so as little as possible has to be thrown away. 

At last, thanks to the wonderful, but disturbing series of TV programmes fronted by Sir David we seem to have finally woken up to the catastrophic problems caused by plastic in our oceans and countryside and the damage it causes to the wildlife with whom we are privileged to share our planet.  Not to mention the damage caused by manufacturing plants all over the world.

Whilst over many years, there has been a growing core of enlightened people who have been warning us about these ever increasing dangers, it has taken the power of television and the respect and popularity with which Sir David is held, to make people sit up and take notice.

Since the beginning of Planet Apple Toys in 2006, in addition to encouraging our customers to buy wooden and other eco-friendly toys and sustainable products, it has been our policy to recycle packaging whenever possible. We have always used recycled packaging, in particular, bubble wrap and boxes which we have been given from other local businesses here in Somerset.  This has always worked well for us and feedback from customers has always been positive.  Rest assured if your order comes with plastic space filler or bubble wrap, this is not single use and will have been recycled.

We have always used Kraft wrapping paper and postage sacks  and now eco packaging is much more easily available. If a suitable box cannot be found for our ethical toys, we then turn to Kraft wrapping paper, eco bubble wrap and bags. and even packaging tape.   

The fight against plastic continues…….