Sustainability Claims – Earth Island Lawsuit against Coca-Cola, PepsiCo, Nestle, Mars and Several Others to Proceed in California

A June 6, 2022 Earth Island Institute news release advises that on June 2 the Superior Court of California, San Mateo County, issued a court order allowing Earth Island’s “… lawsuit to proceed against 10 major consumer goods companies for the nuisance allegedly created by their plastic packaging, including polluting California waterways with plastic trash and touting products as recyclable when they’re not … [The judge] denied the out-of-state defendants’ motion to dismiss the case and ruled that California courts had personal jurisdiction over the defendants ... The decision means that Earth Island’s claims can proceed toward the merits in California, and Earth Island won’t be forced to bring separate lawsuits against these companies in states across the country …” #Recycling #Sustainability #PlasticWaste #SingleUsePlastic @earthislandjrnl @CocaCola @MarsGlobal @Nestle @PepsiCo