Consumer Nation: The True Cost of Toys Mary Colson Paperback Book
The True Cost of Toys
Consumer Nation: The True Cost of ToysAuthor: Mary ColsonPublisher: Wayland (Publishers) LtdCategory: Natural History Books for Children, The EnvironmentAge Group: 12-17Book Format: Paperback
Who makes the toys children play with every day in school and at home? What are the working conditions like for people who form part of the supply chain for the world's toy industry? This book looks at the impact our purchase of toys has on our lives and on the environment and asks how we can improve our lives and those of others with the things we buy.
Table Of Contents1: The truth behind toys 2: Toy world map 3: Global trade 4: Supply and demand 5: Quality control? 6: The blame game 7: What is fair trade? 8: Dream factories? 9: Child's play? 10: Toys, trafficking and desperation 11: Assembly lines and overtime 12: Toys and toxins 13: The rubber tapping trade 14: Chemicals and cotton 15: Caution: this toy may harm your health! 16: Waste matters 17: Healthy play 18: Making changes 19: A childhood for everyone? 20: Fair play 21: Shop to change the world 22: Glossary 23: Index
About Mary ColsonMary Colson has written and edited books for children and young adults.
|Brand||Wayland (Publishers) Ltd|
|Artist / Author||Mary Colson|