Environmental Marketing Claims – FTC Extends Public Comment Period to April 24 on Improving Its “Green Guides

On February 1, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) extended to April 24, 2023 the comment period on its December 20, 2022 request for comments  https://www.govinfo.gov/content/pkg/FR-2022-12-20/pdf/2022-27558.pdf 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