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Waste | Resources

Packaging

Yellow bags of packaging waste

Packaging is part of everyday life and serves a useful purpose. But there’s also a serious downside to packaging, as evidenced by the 16,6 million tons of it that were generated in Germany in 2012 alone. What can we do to mitigate this type of environmental impact? Which laws are already on the books in this regard, and what actions can we take as individuals? read more

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The Umweltbundesamt

For our environment