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Wetlander's Pick of the Posts ForestEthics group: ‘Green’ seal not worth paper it’s printed on

By Erika Bolstad – The Miami Herald – May 28, 2013
Take a look at the notepad on your desk, your ATM receipt or the package of disposable plates you bought for your Memorial Day barbecue. Many paper products are labeled as being sourced from sustainable forests, and many consumers make buying decisions based on those labels. But are the labels trustworthy? An environmental group, ForestEthics, plans to file a complaint Wednesday with the Federal Trade Commission that says one of the largest organizations that certify forestry practices misleads consumers about the sources of the products that carry its seal of approval. For full story, click here.

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