The Green Dot Trademark
“The Green Dot” symbol is a worldwide protected trademark. It has the registered trademark symbol designated by ® derived from registered and authorized business logo.
Today, producer responsibility organisations in 29 countries are using the Green Dot as financing symbol to finance the organisation of the collection, sorting and recovery of used (mainly household) packaging.
On packaging, the Green Dot means that for such packaging a financial contribution has been paid to a qualified national packaging recovery organization set up in accordance with the principles defined in European Packaging and Packaging Waste Directive 94/62 and the respective national law.