Der Grüne Punkt - Duales System Deutschland


General info


82,8 million

Date of Packaging Ordinance coming into effect


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. At the beginning of 2019, the German Packaging Act replaced the Packaging Ordinance with further ecological requirements. Its first amendment came into force on July 3, 2021, to transpose two European Union directives into German law. Some important points of the Packaging Act amendment find below

Obligated packaging

household packaging, transport packaging

Company info

Foundation of the PRO Europe Member Organization


Contact Address

Der Grüne Punkt - Duales System Deutschland GmbH
Edmund-Rumpler-Straße 7
51149 Cologne

Contact Person

Mrs. Antje Kauffmann
+49 2203 937 550

Offered Services

As one of the leading 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.


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

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