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  • How do you recycle toys?

    As creators of eco-friendly toys, it’s a question we get asked a lot – how do you recycle toys? As most of us know and agree, donating, gifting or ...
  • We're heading to the Australian Toy Fair

    If you're a toy retailer and keen to check out our range, we're excited to announce that we'll be at the Australian Toy Hobby & Licensing Fair...
  • Understanding plastic and plastic toys

    A huge part of the journey to launch Happy Planet Toys has been learning about plastic, plastic toys and how to work with recycled plastic.Most toy...
  • Where on earth do I start?

    I came up with the idea for Happy Planet Toys after feeling overwhelmed by the environmental impact of plastic toys which were multiplying in my ho...
  • How do we inspire kids to be more sustainable at Christmas?

    There are few things quite like the magic and excitement of Christmas, especially through the eyes of our children. But for little ones, Christmas ...
  • What do our toys 'do'?

    I’ve been asked a lot in recent weeks, “what do your toys do?”. This question is often followed by “do they wind up?” or “do they have batteries?”....
  • What makes our toys different?

    Our mission at Happy Planet Toys is to create exciting toys made from 100% recycled Australian plastic, giving families a simple, sustainable alter...
  • How did we get here?

    The journey to launch Happy Planet Toys started with a trip to India that James (my now husband) and I took back in 2011. It was an incredible trip...
  • Meet the Reef Rescue Crew!

    The Reef Rescue Crew and the Reef Express are the very first toys for Happy Planet Toys. So, why did we create them? Our toys are made from recycl...