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Upshot of FTC Revised Green Guides: Stop Touting Products as "Green"

Jacquelyn Ottman | Posted 12.16.2012 | Green
Jacquelyn Ottman

Should CFLs not be Energy Star qualified? Should strawberries destined to hit the road not be labeled organic? Should paper that's on its way to be bleached not be described as 'sustainable'?

FTC Issues Revised Green Marketing Guidelines

AP | Posted 10.02.2012 | Green

WASHINGTON -- Expect to see fewer products pitched as "environmentally friendly" if the government has its way. Hoping to limit the number of decepti...

FTC Revises Guidelines For 'Eco-Friendly' Products To Clear Up Misleading Claims

AP | EILEEN AJ CONNELLY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

NEW YORK — It's an inconvenient truth: Many of the environmental claims in advertisements and packaging are more about raking in the green than ...