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Bottles to bears: The Australian company making Walmart more sustainable

An Australian toy company is shaking up the category with an eco-friendly range of plush toys which will launch at Walmart in the US next month.  Resoftables is a range of soft plush toys constructed entirely from household plastic waste and packaged in recycled cardboard. Each 9” Resoftables toy is made from approximately four recycled plastic bottles, and thanks to the innovative production process, it’s soft and cuddly for young children.  With more than 275 million tonnes of pl