TOY FACTORIES IN THE NEWS


Business Insider: "A Photo Journey Inside Chinese Toy Factories"


The Guardian: "The Grim Truth of Chinese Factories Producing the West's Christmas Toys"


Mirror: "XBOX Factory Workers Threaten Suicide"


U.S Government Hearing: "Working Conditions and Factory Auditing in the Chinese Toy Industry"


NY Times: "In Chinese Factories, Lost Fingers and Low Pay"


China Labor Watch: "An Investigation into Four Toy Sweatshops"


The Guardian: "Disney Factory Faces Probe into Sweatshop Suicide Claims"


ETHICAL TOY SHOPPING GUIDES


The Art of Simple: Ethical Shopping Guide (Click on Toys)


Busy Mommy: "Top Five Kids Gifts that Give Back"


Unexpected: "Toys that Give Back All Year Long"


​Lego Toys (Read their Responsibilty Report)


Playmobil (Most of their products are produced in Germany)


Melissa and Doug (Toys ethically produced in China)


Wild Dill ("Organic, Fair & Natural") 


Green Toys (Made in the USA out of recycled materials)

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​Bella Luna (They specialize in natural, sustainable, ethically-made toys)

Most of the toys we buy here in the U.S. are made in China.  But many of the factories where they are made have a rather poor reputation.  I cry when I see toys at the store and think about how they were made.  Click here to find toys with a positive story behind them.  Click the links below to learn more.

Trouble with Toys

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