The Stiftung Zentrale Stelle Verpackungsregister (Foundation Central Agency Packaging Register – ZSVR) collaborates annually with the German Environment Agency to create a minimum standard for determining the recyclability of packaging. As part of this, the different packaging material types and the individual recovery paths need to be taken into account. The important thing is that the specific practice of sorting and recovery has to be accounted for. Theoretical recyclability is not sufficient to be considered when determining recyclability.
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