Greenpeace wishes you a very green Christmas

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Christmas is coming! Greenpeace has spent the past several months selecting toys from around the country to find those that are safe and those that have high amounts of heavy metals in them, with hopes of changing the industry and of allowing you and your loved ones to have a happy, safe Christmas.
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Dear donors,
First of all, Greenpeace would like to wish you all a very merry Christmas and would like to thank you for your continued support.
 

On this oh-so joyous occasion, you'll certainly want to go shopping for gifts to give to your loved ones. But after hearing the recent news of toxic heavy metals in toys, it might seem a tough task finding safe toys. Well, you're in luck.

 

Greenpeace has spent the past several months selecting toys from around the country to find those that are safe and those that have high amounts of heavy metals in them, with hopes of changing the industry and of allowing you and your loved ones to have a happy, safe Christmas.

 
 
May: Greenpeace tests plastic toys and other children's products, finds traces of toxic chemicals. Read more>>
 
December: Greenpeace inspects toys from four mainland cities and Hong Kong, finds toxic heavy metals that exceed legal limits.
These heavy metals, lead among them, are suspected of causing development problems for children, especially brain development. Read more>>
 
Mid-December: Greenpeace and U.S.-based N.G.O. International POPs (persistent organic pollutants) Elimination Network hit the streets of Hong Kong to test newly purchased goods. The tests find that these items, just purchased by consumers, have levels of lead that exceed U.S. standards.
 
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