Eco Friendly Teddies

Eco Friendly Teddies

We are always looking for ways to improve our product ranges and make them more eco friendly which is why we have introduced this great new range of quality teddies. Keeleco is a new 100% recycled, eco-friendly soft toy range from Keel Toys. Each toy is manufactured and stuffed with 100% recycled polyester from plastic waste. Weighted toys are now made using recycled glass beads and glass eyes have been replaced with cotton embroidered eyes. The Keel logo and hangtag are formed from FSC card and attached to the toy with cotton. Even the sew in label is recycled!

They are suitable from birth so will make a perfect baby shower gift and look great in a new born gift hamper. /eco-friendly-teddies.html

Eco-friendly teddies, also known as eco teddies or sustainable teddy bears, are plush toys made with materials and production processes that minimize harm to the environment. Here are some key aspects of eco-friendly teddies:

  1. Materials: They are typically made from sustainable and biodegradable materials such as organic cotton, bamboo fabric, hemp, or recycled materials like recycled polyester (from plastic bottles) or recycled wool. These materials reduce the carbon footprint of the teddy bear and decrease the reliance on non-renewable resources.

  2. Stuffing: Traditional teddy bears often contain synthetic polyester stuffing, which is not biodegradable and contributes to landfill waste. Eco-friendly teddies may use natural and biodegradable stuffing materials like organic cotton or kapok, a natural fiber from the seed pods of the kapok tree.

  3. Non-toxic dyes: The dyes used to color the fabric of eco-friendly teddies are typically non-toxic and eco-friendly, reducing the release of harmful chemicals into the environment.

  4. Manufacturing process: Eco-friendly teddies are often produced using environmentally friendly manufacturing processes that minimize waste, energy consumption, and pollution. This can include using renewable energy sources, implementing water-saving techniques, and reducing carbon emissions during production and transportation.

  5. Durability and longevity: Eco-friendly teddies are designed to be durable and long-lasting, reducing the need for frequent replacements and ultimately decreasing overall consumption and waste.

  6. Packaging: Manufacturers of eco-friendly teddies often use minimal or recyclable packaging to further reduce their environmental impact.

By choosing eco-friendly teddies, consumers can support sustainable practices and reduce their ecological footprint while still enjoying the comfort and joy that teddy bears bring.