Grüner Punkt to combat waste in the sea

Cologne, 16 May 2011.

Der Grüne Punkt – Duales System Deutschland GmbH (DSD) is gearing up to combat waste in the sea. In the plastics recycling plant of DSD’s subsidiary Systec Plastics GmbH in the North Rhine-Westphalian town of Hörstel, DSD’s experts will as part of the “Fishing for Litter” pilot project be analyzing waste collected by fishermen, so as to arrive at conclusions regarding its nature and composition. In a further step, the Green Dot (“Der Grüne Punkt”) will be researching whether it is possible to recycle the waste, or arranging harmless and compliant disposal.

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