The Red Flag over Playmobil’s Castle
My daughter loves Playmobil. She spends hours constructing and then animating complex scenes and she’s a master at combining parts from different sets to create new structures that aren’t in the well-thumbed Playmobil catalogue. Except for the unpleasantness of stepping on a rogue piece in the dark or sifting through the dust of the vacuum cleaner bag to recover some special plastic bit, I quite like the stuff myself. It’s the sort of toy I wish I had when I was a kid.
However, I must admit I’m disappointed by the company’s apparent inattention to sustainability.
A set my daughter bought was missing a piece – a rare occurrence – so I ordered a replacement part through the company’s website....