The Guardian covers Luke's Toy Factory

Waste-to-toys: the growing market for eco-friendly, high-quality toys

Connecticut photographer Jim Barber never fretted about where his kids’ toys came from until a 2009 news alert reported record lead levels in the toys of three of the nation’s major toy makers. As Barber joined other concerned parents in removing offending products from their collections, he was shocked to find out how many came from China. “Most had to be thrown away,” he recalls.

This very concern later inspired Barber’s business, Luke’s Toy Factory, a startup making eco-friendly, sustainable and safe toys from recycled, organic materials... 

Read the full article in The Guardian, here.

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