Focused on Sustainability

Der Grüne Punkt is committed to the closed-cycle economy, and thus to environmental protection and resource-efficiency. This is underpinned by a sustainable business model, designed to keep re-usable materials in the business cycle for as long as possible, and placing human beings and the natural environment firmly in the center of operational considerations.

The services provided for packaging recycling constitute an initial, successful step. The aim is to completely close further cycles for re-using materials. The crucial factors involved are the design and manufacture of products, since it is here that the foundations are laid for recycling management and the concatenation of the value creation chain. This is because material cycles can be sustainably closed only if the individual players involved work together on solutions and innovations in a continual process.

Learn more about our sustainability strategy and selected impact categories (market, economy, ecology, social commitment), plus specific projects like “Donate Your Deposit” and our “Design4Recycling” consultancy scheme for customers who want to have recyclability already factored in while their packages are being developed!

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Der Grüne Punkt - 05. January 2018

“Chinese import ban is an opportunity for the closed-cycle economy”

Investments to ensure capacity upsizing and a productivity boost / Acceptance for recycled plastic is still too low

Der Grüne Punkt - 21. December 2017

Global Success for Bottles of 100 Percent HDPE Recyclates

Werner & Mertz and ALPLA receive WorldStar Packaging Award

Der Grüne Punkt - 13. December 2017

Der Grüne Punkt discusses ecological steering effect

A kick-off meeting in Cologne was themed around the new German Packaging Act and its consequences. Leading brand manufacturers...



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