Judge throws Greenpeace claims into Walmart recycling suit

By Clark Mindock (May 13, 2022, 2:55 p.m. EDT) — A California judge has rejected Greenpeace’s latest bid to hold Walmart Inc. liable for allegedly failing to prove its products are recyclable, after finding two key issues with the environmental claims of the group.

U.S. District Judge Maxine M. Chesney on Tuesday dismissed Greenpeace’s third amended complaint against the international retailer, finding the group failed to establish standing because it failed to exemplify two main forms of harm.

First, Judge Chesney said that Greenpeace had not sufficiently alleged that it had been denied information about recycling claims to which it was entitled under California’s Environmental Marketing Claims Act because he didn’t show…

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