VTech announced today that it will launch a variety of green electronic learning products in 2021, which marks an important step for its sustainability commitment towards replacing fossil-based plastics with sustainable alternatives by 2030.
VTech branded eco-friendly products include four new vehicles in the popular Toot-Toot Drivers® series made from plant-based plastic, and the Sort & Recycle Ride-on TruckTM made from reclaimed plastic.
As for LeapFrog branded products, in addition to a new Choppin’ Fun Learning PotTM with vegetables accessories made from plant-based plastic, VTech will source materials from responsibly managed forests certified by Forest Stewardship Council® for two new wooden toys, Nature ABC BoardTM and Explore & Learn Wood Puzzle.
The introduction of sustainable product packaging for VTech’s toy products is also well underway. Currently 94% of the packaging materials is recyclable, while 90% of the cardboards used in the packaging is recycled materials. VTech is also committed to eliminating fossil-based blister packaging and replacing it with plant-based alternative in 99% of the electronic learning products by 2025.
“VTech’s sustainability vision is to create sustainable value for the lives of people and protect the planet for the future generations.”Dr. Allan Wong, Chairman and Group CEO of VTech Holdings Limited.
“We are committed to using sustainable materials in our products and packaging and recycling them in a responsible way, using eco-friendly transportation modes in our supply chain management, increasing
the use of renewable energy and reducing the consumption of natural resources in our production process.”
To learn more about VTech’s sustainability efforts and achievements, please visit VTech | Sustainability