The ZSVR was officially established on 15 May 2017. The duties of the ZSVR within the German waste management system as per the Verpackungsgesetz are set out in the following film. Please note: This explanatory film was published for the first time in 2018 by the Central Agency Packaging Register – ZSVR. Its content remains unchanged, only the graphics were slightly revised in March 2021. Go to the explanatory films.