All of the following brands are available via local Australian retailers (either online or physical stores). Many of the brands list their local stockists on their websites, alternately you can use our list of Australian eco and sustainable toy shops or Google them.
Children’s toys can do more than just entertain them, they’re tools for learning and emotional, intellectual, physical and social development. They can also be manufactured using methods that both minimise their impact through incorporation of natural or recycled materials. Materials that are free of substances which aren’t good or safe for your children.
We’ve also published a comprehensive list of eco toy brands that can be purchased online from the Australian sites listed below.
Disposable nappies use a significant volume of materials and create and equally large burden on landfill sites. There is a significant new range of both sustainable disposable nappies and re-usable cloth nappies available today that didn’t exist for previous generations.
A guide to the major brands and manufacturers for products available in Australia follows.