A push for Washington to police the ‘Wild West' of plastics recyclability
A recycling group and environmentalists want Washington to be much more aggressive in policing claims about the recyclability of plastic packaging, and they're looking to the Federal Trade Commission to get the ball rolling.
The FTC is expected this year to launch a rewrite of its environmental marketing rules for what companies can say on packaging, also known as the Green Guides.
At the recent Plastics Recycling Conference in National Harbor, one plastics group said it hopes the once-in-a-decade revamp of the Green Guides will lead to more enforcement in Washington and ultimately, a less contaminated stream of recyclables.
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