14 Sep '11, 2am

Plastic Bag Maker Ends Lawsuit Against ChicoBag | Care2 Causes

Plastic Bag Maker Ends Lawsuit Against ChicoBag | Care2 Causes

Hilex Poly , a South Carolina-based manufacturer of plastic bags, has agreed to settle a lawsuit that it and two other plastic bag manufacturers had filed against ChicoBag , a California company that makes reusable bags. Along with the two other plastic bag companies (Superbag Operating, LTD., and Advance Polybag, Inc.), Hilex Poly had sued on the grounds that a “Learn the Facts” page on ChicoBag’s website was “false and misleading” and had caused the companies “irreparable harm.” As noted in a press release , ChicoBag’s “Learn the Facts” page contained “widely accepted third party statistics regarding the impact of single-use plastic bags on the environment.” When ChicoBag requested that the three plastic bag companies back up their claims about the actual recycling rate of plastic bags, Superbag Operating and Advance Polybag withdrew from the lawsuit. Now the lone plaint...

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greenfestivals.org 13 Sep '11, 4pm

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treehugger.com 16 Sep '11, 3pm

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care2.com 15 Sep '11, 12am

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care2.com 14 Sep '11, 10am

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AT&T To Use Plant Plastic for Packaging

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earth911.com 14 Sep '11, 11am

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earth911.com 20 Sep '11, 3pm

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pursepage.com 16 Sep '11, 7pm

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care2.com 14 Sep '11, 6am

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greenbiz.com 13 Sep '11, 1pm

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News Corp. Shareholders File Suit Against Murdo...

care2.com 14 Sep '11, 8am

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greenbiz.com 15 Sep '11, 10pm

Method , the company that used green chemistry to turn age-old concepts for making and marketing soap on their head, has c...

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pursepage.com 20 Sep '11, 8pm

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care2.com 17 Sep '11, 7pm

Written by Stephen Messenger , a Treehugger blogger Researchers in Australia say they’ve made a remarkable discovery, iden...

Plastic Bags Outlawed In Santa Monica | Care2 Causes

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