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Greenpeace sues Walmart regarding recyclability claims

Greenpeace Inc. has filed a lawsuit in California Superior Court alleging that Walmart has employed unlawful, unfair and deceptive business practices by labeling and advertising its various private-label plastic products and packaging as recyclable. The organization demands that Walmart remove what it says are the "false and misleading labels stating that its disposable plastic products and packaging are recyclable when they are not."

Geenpeace alleges that Walmart has violated California consumer protection laws, including the California Environmental Marketing Claims Act (EMCA), which regulates deceptive environmental marketing claims.

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