Der Grüne Punkt - 02. August 2017

Der Grüne Punkt, BellandVision and Interseroh are terminating their clearing agreements, and with new agreements are taking the initiative for assuring product responsibility

Some systems are repeatedly failing to meet their obligations / New clearing agreements ensure fair competition and an equitable transition to the German Packaging Act

Der Grüne Punkt - 13. July 2017

A key topic for all – the new German Packaging Act

The new German Packaging Act will come into effect on 1 January 2019 and forces all producers and distributors to take action.

Coffee capsules made of aluminum in the sorting plant (Photo: Kay Herschelmann)
Der Grüne Punkt - 12. July 2017

Nespresso capsules: good to very good recyclability

Recycling coffee capsules renders aluminum sustainably usable / Study confirms the good recyclability of coffee capsules

Der Grüne Punkt - 27. June 2017

Climate target scarcely achievable without recycling

Der Grüne Punkt publishes its Environmental Performance Balance for 2016 / Contribution towards climate protection could rise significantly / German Packaging Act as the first step

Automatic sorting of plastic waste
Der Grüne Punkt - 12. May 2017

German Packaging Act clears the final hurdle

Act comes into force effective 1 January 2019 / “Major step in the right direction”

Der Grüne Punkt - 04. May 2017

New steel from old sheet-metal

Food cans and other packages made of tinplated steel, in Germany collected in the Yellow Sack, are processed by steelworks to new steel. Der Grüne Punkt's magazine punkt reportes in his new issue about this fascinating technique.

Logo interpack
Der Grüne Punkt - 06. April 2017

Save Food

interpack 2017: Der Grüne Punkt with sustainable solutions in the Packaging Innovation Park

Der Grüne Punkt Packaging Recycling
Der Grüne Punkt - 31. March 2017

“An important boost for the closed-cycle economy”

German parliament passes the Packaging Act / Higher recycling quotas and eco-design as paramount innovations

Plastic does not belong in the environment.
Der Grüne Punkt - 17. January 2017

Corporations aim to deal differently with plastic

40 globally operating industrial corporations sign up to a joint declaration / Plastics to be recycled or redesigned

Perwoll bottle with 15 percent recycled material (Photo by Henkel)
Der Grüne Punkt - 08. December 2016

Henkel opts for recyclable packages and recyclates

This manufacturer, a leading player not least in the laundry & home care segment, designs packages conforming to sustainable criteria and is using Systalen to manufacture high-quality bottles for its “Perwoll” product line.