Government sticks to voluntary approach on green claims

Proposals for a code of practice for environmental claims on products and packaging were issued by the Government in February.1 The Government's preference for a voluntary approach has been welcomed by industry but criticised by consumer and trading standards bodies. Crucial questions, such as the need for a body to monitor green claims and retailers' role in securing compliance with the code, are not tackled directly in the consultation paper.

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