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During my monthly focus of Eco Kids, I did a lot of research into the environmental impact of different children’s items. This includes the chemicals used in toys, to the amount of waste that is sent to landfill. Take a look at the info below to see how the every day products we use for our children can affect the planet. We’ll start with some facts on what products are sent to landfill and how much of it there is here in the UK. These figures are quite staggering but read below for some easy ways to reduce those numbers. It is estimated that children’s toys are played with for less than 6 months on average and they use more plastic than a lot of other plastic based products. Here are some ways you can help to bring those figures down. Toys – making sure they don’t end up in…

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