Posts made in January, 2011

The Lowdown on Labeling: The Green Guides & Certification Groups

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by Valerie Kosheleff Published by the U.S. Green Chamber of Commerce, January 11, 2011. Article Link: The Lowdown on Labeling Still unsure what “natural”, “biodegradable”, “compostable” or “ecofriendly” truly mean? No worries, so is everyone else. Fortunately, 2011 shows great promise for integrity in environmental labeling. Not only has the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) taken steps this past year to revise its Guides for the Use of Environmental Marketing Claims (called Green Guides for short), but several of the world’s largest vendors of consumer products have also made great strides to establish common definition of what it means to label a product...

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