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Bandai Namco recycles popular Gunpla plastic model kits

Japanese company aims to turn hobbyists' waste into sustainable products

Bandai Namco aims to make its famous Gundam brand a symbol of environmental sustainability.

TOKYO -- Japanese toymaker Bandai Namco has begun recycling materials used in its Gunpla plastic models, an effort to raise fans' awareness of Gunpla -- plastic models based on the Mobile Suit Gundam sci-fi robot anime franchise -- by encouraging them to experience plastic models from production, to purchase, to recycling.

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