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Case: Truly Organic Inc.
Closing Letter: Procter & Gamble (flushable wipes)
August 29, 2017
Case: Nordstrom, Inc.
Case: Bed Bath & Beyond Inc.
Case: Backcountry.com, LLC
Public Statement: Opinion of the Commission, By Commissioner Terrell McSweeny - In the Matter of ECM BioFilms
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Press Release: FTC Sends Warning Letters about Green Certification Seals
The staff of the Federal Trade Commission has sent warning letters to five providers of environmental certification seals and 28 businesses using those seals , alerting them to the agency’s concerns that the seals could be considered deceptive and may not comply with the FTC’s environmental...
Public Statement: Terro Novo, Inc. (EarthGuard Fiber Matrix Industrial-Use Soil Erosion Control Products)
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Press Release: FTC Staff Warns Marketers and Sellers of Dog Waste Bags That Their Biodegradable and Compostable Claims May Be Deceptive
Staff of the Federal Trade Commission has sent letters warning 20 manufacturers and marketers of dog waste bags that their “biodegradable,” “compostable,” and other environmental claims may be deceptive. The letters, which the staff sent after examining the companies’ environmental, or “green,”...
Case: N.E.W. Plastics Corp.
Press Release: FTC Submits Comment on "Certified Sustainable Seafood" Label
The Federal Trade Commission, in response to a request for public comment from the Marine Stewardship Council, submitted a comment explaining factors the MSC should consider to ensure that its “Certified Sustainable Seafood” label complies with the FTC Act and the agency’s Environmental Marketing...
Federal Register Notice: Guides for the Use of Environmental Marketing Claims ("Green Guides")
Press Release: FTC Issues Revised "Green Guides"
The Federal Trade Commission issued revised “Green Guides” that are designed to help marketers ensure that the claims they make about the environmental attributes of their products are truthful and non-deceptive. The revisions to the FTC’s Green Guides reflect a wide range of public input,...
Closing Letter: HP Inkology
September 27, 2012
Press Release: FTC Warns Replacement Window Marketers to Review Marketing Materials; Energy Savings Claims Must Be Backed by Scientific Evidence
The Federal Trade Commission warned 14 window manufacturers and one window glass manufacturer that they may be making unsupported energy savings claims for replacement windows. The warning letters are part of an FTC effort to ensure that environmental marketing is truthful and based on solid...