FTC warns American Plastic Lumber on its post-consumer content claim

A California-based plastic lumber company is settling charges that it allegedly made deceptive claims about the amount of post-consumer material in its products, the Federal Trade Commission said.  American Plastic Lumber Inc. of Shingle Springs, Calif., allegedly implied in advertising and marketing materials from at least June 2011 through June 2013 that “its products — and the recycled plastics they contain — were made virtually all out of post-consumer recycled content such as milk jugs and detergent bottles,” FTC said.  By Jim Johnson  Read Full Story

Source:  Plastics News

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