Rubbish divides Germany

August 2006
ICIS Chemical Business;8/14/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 31, p42
Trade Publication
This article presents information on the policy on disposable packaging in Germany. The country's first packaging ordinance in 1993 slapped a fee on disposable packaging and created the yellow bins in which to deposit post-consumer waste bearing the green recycling dot. The company overseeing packaging ordinance implementation, Duales System Deutschland is being restructured, and competition is now allowed.


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