Hello Kitty and the United Nations Reveal New Collaborative Products

07.April.2022 | FASHION

Sanrio has announced the Hello Kitty SDG series of products, scheduled to release on March 25, 2022. The designs for the series were developed in collaboration with the United Nations with the aim of spreading knowledge about Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) throughout the world. These items will be available at Sanrio stores, in department stores, and online.

 

The Hello Kitty SDGs series features a lineup of goods made from environmentally friendly materials. These items are perfect for daily use, and all were designed to raise awareness of SDGs and the global environment with Hello Kitty in the office, at school, and at home.

 

Merchandise at a Glance

Tote Bag: ¥2,750

 

Each Tote Bag is made of 100% organic cotton canvas.

Clear Folder: ¥594

Made of recycled polypropylene.

Mug: ¥1,980

 

Each mug is made of recyclable materials.

Neck Strap: ¥1,980

 

Recycled PET bottles were used to create this product.

 

In September 2018, Hello Kitty launched her own YouTube channel to promote peace and harmony around the world.

 

As of March 16, Hello Kitty has uploaded 27 videos, so be sure to watch them all!

 

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