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Compostable Plates and Bowls from Amazon

August 24th, 2020

In June 2020, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Amazon for allegedly misleadingly advertising disposable plates and bowls as compostable when, according to plaintiffs, the products contain ingredients that do not break down into usable compost. (Nguyen et al v. Amazon.com, Inc., Case No. 20-cv-4042, N.D. Cal.) For more of TINA.org’s coverage of Amazon, click


Compostable Plates and Bowls at The Kroger Co.

June 24th, 2020

In June 2020, a class-action lawsuit was filed against The Kroger Co. for allegedly falsely marketing disposable plates and bowls as compostable when, according to plaintiffs, substances used in the products do not break down and contaminate the environment. (Ambrose et al v. The Kroger Co., Case No. 20-cv-4009, N.D. Cal.) For more of TINA.org’s


Disposable Plates and Bowls from Albertsons, Safeway and Lucerne Foods

May 28th, 2020

In May 2020, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Albertsons Companies, Safeway, and Lucerne Foods for allegedly falsely marketing disposable plates and bowls as compostable when, according to the complaint, the plates and bowls contain significant amounts of chemicals (specifically, perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl) that do not break down over time. Plaintiffs also claim that the



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