Recycling – TerraCycle Take-Back Recycling Claims Suit Settled

This is an update to the pfpw.news July 30, 2021 Post, titled: “Terrcycle Take-Back Recycling Claims Challenged” at https://pfpw.news/2021/07/30/terrcycle-take-back-recycling-claims-challenged/

A  November 15, 2021 The Last Beach Cleanup announcement https://954600ca-51b2-4722-b7e8-6df0cf8e257c.filesusr.com/ugd/dba7d7_fbfc397f3901412caed006086b7f9b45.pdf reports that “… On November 5, 2021, a settlement was reached between The Last Beach Cleanup (LBC-plaintiff) and TerraCycle and eight consumer product companies (Coca-Cola, Procter & Gamble, Late July Snacks, Gerber, L’Oreal, Tom’s of Maine, and Clorox) on the lawsuit filed based upon unlawful and deceptive recycling claims (March 2021) … changes to product labels were agreed to by all parties, and TerraCycle agreed to the implementation of a supply chain certification program. TerraCycle was required to reimburse legal fees … Instead of participating in harmful misleading charades, companies should redesign their products to be reusable or truly recyclable or compostable through existing curbside programs and local processing …” #Recycling #PlasticWaste #SingleUsePlastic @TerraCycle

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