Recycling – TerraCycle Take-Back Recycling Claims Suit Settled

This is an update to the July 30, 2021 Post, titled: “Terrcycle Take-Back Recycling Claims Challenged” at

A  November 15, 2021 The Last Beach Cleanup announcement reports that “… On November 5, 2021, a settlement was reached between The Last Beach Cleanup (LBC-plaintiff) and TerraCycle and eight consumer product companies (Coca-Cola, Procter & Gamble, Late July Snacks, Gerber, L’Oreal, Tom’s of Maine, and Clorox) on the lawsuit filed based upon unlawful and deceptive recycling claims (March 2021) … changes to product labels were agreed to by all parties, and TerraCycle agreed to the implementation of a supply chain certification program. TerraCycle was required to reimburse legal fees … Instead of participating in harmful misleading charades, companies should redesign their products to be reusable or truly recyclable or compostable through existing curbside programs and local processing …” #Recycling #PlasticWaste #SingleUsePlastic @TerraCycle