Everyone knows that LEGO is all about building things. It turns out that their magic extends brick by brick to positive systemic and environmental change.
A few years ago, the company of LEGO set an ambitious goal of converting its production facilities run entirely on renewable energy. They wanted to help save the planet from Global Warming.
The toy company has set a deadline to achieve its goals by 2022. Many people are praising them because the plan alone is already a monumental effort worthy of praise.
Surprisingly, they were able to reach the goal three years earlier. However, their stores in America only. After all, LEGO is worldwide and it would take years to cover the whole.
The 86-year-old company is the largest toy manufacturer in America, bringing in an estimated $2 billion in annual sales in the U.S. alone.
It also has 42 offices around the world and remains as the major influence in culture across generations. Many children in the world love their products.
“We work to leave a positive impact on the planet, and I am truly excited about the inauguration of the Burbo Bank Extension wind farm,” Bali Padda, LEGO Group CEO, said in a statement.
Wind Turbine Made From LEGO
The toy company was able to reach its accelerated timeline thanks to the completion of a 258-megawatt offshore wind farm in the Irish Sea.
Did you know that the giant wind turbine is made entirely of plastic LEGO pieces? It is made of a total of 146,000 LEGO plastic bricks to be exact.
Recently, wind turbines have been an idea of the toy company. In fact, they even released a fully functional LEGO wind turbine playset.
That’s why if anyone wants to know how a wind turbine works or just want to make one, they can buy it online or to their nearest toy store.
Shifting toward renewable energy is good for business. It can help protect investors and consumers from unstable price shifts.
The traditional energy sectors that rely on fluctuations in cost, production, and reliability.
“We see children as our role models and as we take action in reducing our environmental impact as a company, we will also continue to work to inspire children around the world by engaging them in environmental and social issues,”LEGO’s CEO Padda
This toy company sets an example to the whole world by using renewable energy. It just proves that if someone is willing to make an impact on our environment, they can achieve it.
Great job LEGO!