Der Grüne Punkt - Duales System Deutschland

Germany
 

General info

Population

82,8 million

Date of Packaging Ordinance coming into effect

1991

Legal basis

Legal basis is the German "Packaging Ordinance". Its objective: To prevent, reduce, reuse and/or recycle packaging waste and, consequently, to return it to the production loop. On 1 January 2019, a new German Packaging Act will come into force with further ecological requirements.http://www.bmub.bund.de/themen/wasser-abfall-boden/abfallwirtschaft/verpackungsverordnung-verpackv/

Obligated packaging

household packaging, transport packaging

Company info

Foundation of the PRO Europe Member Organization

1990

Contact Address

Der Grüne Punkt - Duales System Deutschland GmbH
Frankfurter Straße 720-726
51145 - Cologne
Germany

Contact Person

Mrs. Antje Kauffmann
+49 2203 937 550
customerservice@gruener-punkt.de

Offered Services

As market leader of the dual compliance systems in Germany, the company stands for intelligent take-back systems, plus the development and marketing of innovative services. Moreover, the company is a leading supplier of secondary raw materials for plastics and premium producer of plastic recyclates

Objective

Der Grüne Punkt must achieve a sustainable balance between economic, environmental and social requirements to suceed in the long term. The aim is to maintain the position as market leader, develop intelligent solutions for the circular economy, and continue to strengthen the principle of Extended Producer Responsiblity.