Waste management is responsible for the entire waste cycle: from waste prevention, re-use and recycling to recovery and disposal. Their tasks include collection, transport, ,sorting and treatment of waste. read more
According to the UBA’s analysis of the data concerning portable-battery collection and recycling in 2011, the collection rate for these batteries rose to 43.2 per cent, a 0.7 per cent increase over 2010. Germany’s four recycling systems for portable batteries collected 17,728 tons of such batteries, a 775 ton increase over the prior year. read more
For our environment
The impact of climate change will be felt more strongly in the future – and in Germany too. This is the conclusion reached in what is called the vulnerability analysis, a comprehensive study on Germany's vulnerability to climate change.