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Good-bye plastic: Lego announces a huge change in the future of its toys.

July 9, 2015

Lego_HeartAccording to upworthy.com, in 2012, over 45 billion Lego pieces were made, and enough were sold that year to circle the world 18 times. That translates to 6,000 ton of plastic each year being used. That’s why the Lego Group just made a huge announcement about the future of Lego building blocks.

They’re going to invest 1 BILLION Danish Krone (which is about $150 million USD) in a program that’ll make the Lego blocks we know and love even better!

They’re going to spend the money to hire 100 amazing, smart people to figure out materials that aren’t harmful to the environment that can be used to make Legos instead.

Read more at https://wwwsecure.lego.com/en-us/aboutus/news-room/2015/june/sustainable-materials-centre

Source: http://www.upworthy.com/good-bye-plastic-lego-announces-a-huge-change-in-the-future-of-its-toys?c=upw1&u=1eed6c70cc668300f1f3923139a6ed63b3d1f4a1

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