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FTC Fines Major Retailers $1.3M for Misleading Environmental Claims

Retailers Bed Bath & Beyond, Nordstrom, JC Penney and Backcountry.com have been fined $1.3 million by the Federal Trade Commission for misleading environmental claims. Under the court order settling the FTC’s charges, the four companies are barred from labeling and advertising rayon textiles as made of bamboo and will pay … Read more »

Furniture Makers Count Up Formaldehyde Rule Costs

Federal rules on formaldehyde in composite panel could add about $28 million to Ashley Furniture‘s costs, according to CEO Todd Wanek. Speaking at an industry roundtable organized by Furniture Today, Wanek said the rules don’t add value to end consumers, the website reports. Wanek said the company already has a … Read more »

Gap, Calvin Klein, Levi’s Linked to Toxic ‘Textile Town,’ Greenpeace Says

Textile suppliers for Levi Strauss & Co, Zara and many other global clothing brands likely dump a wide range of hazardous chemicals into China’s wastewater systems, according to a Greenpeace study. In Toxic Threads: Putting Pollution on Parade, Greenpeace says its investigation, which focused on the discharge of effluent from … Read more »

Nike, Walmart, Levi’s Launch Sustainable Apparel Index

Walmart, Nike, Target, JC Penney, Levi’s and fellow members of the Sustainable Apparel Coalition have unveiled the group’s index for measuring the environmental impact of apparel products across the supply chain. The Higg Index is an indicator-based tool for apparel that allows clothing manufacturers and brands to evaluate material types, … Read more »