Guernsey groups campaign against plastic toys in children's party bags

Samata Russell from Wise Mamas and Plastic Free Guernsey founder Helen Young are highlighting the environmental impact of the small toys often found within the bags. Credit: PA Images

Two local groups have teamed up in Guernsey to encourage parents to ditch single-use plastic in party bags.

Samata Russell from Wise Mamas and Plastic Free Guernsey founder Helen Young are highlighting the environmental impact these have.

The pair, both mothers themselves, suggest replacing traditional party bags with books, colouring pens, stuffed toys or simply a piece of cake.