UPDATE – Environmental Marketing Claims – FTC Seeks Public Comments by February 21, 2023, on Improving its “Green Guides

On December 20, 2022, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) published https://www.govinfo.gov/content/pkg/FR-2022-12-20/pdf/2022-27558.pdf a request for public comment on its “’Green Guides’ for the Use of Environmental Marketing Claims” https://www.ftc.gov/news-events/topics/truth-advertising/green-guides “... soliciting comments about the efficiency, costs, benefits, and regulatory impact of the Guides to determine whether to retain, modify, or rescind them …” – Specific issues upon which FTC announced its intent to receive comments https://adfpi.org/2022/12/18/environmental-marketing-claims-ftc-to-seek-public-comments-on-improving-its-green-guides/ 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