Environmental Marketing Claims – FTC to Seek Public Comments on Improving Its “Green Guides

A December 14, 2022, Federal Trade Commission (FTC) news release https://www.ftc.gov/news-events/news/press-releases/2022/12/ftc-seeks-public-comment-potential-updates-its-green-guides-use-environmental-marketing-claims advises that the Commission has approved for publication the Federal Register in mid-January the opening of a 60 day public comment period on its “‘Green Guides’ for the Use of Environmental Marketing Claimshttps://www.ftc.gov/news-events/topics/truth-advertising/green-guides – Specific issues upon which FTC expects to receive comments, include: “… Carbon Offsets and Climate Change … The Term ‘Recyclable’ … The Term ‘Recycled Content’ … The Commission also seeks comment on the need for additional guidance regarding claims such as ‘compostable,’ ‘degradable,’ ‘ozone-friendly,’ ‘organic,’ and ‘sustainable,’ as well as those regarding energy use and energy efficiency …” #PlasticWaste #SingleUsePlastic #Recycling #Sustainability #BioDegradable @FTC