Happy New Year / New packaging law 2019

Since 01/01/2019 the new packaging law in Germany came into force. The law replaces the previous “Verpackungsverordnung” and brings some important changes for all liable companies. One amendment is the establishment of a new “control-authority” Stiftung Zentrale Stelle Verpackungsregister. All companies that put packaging on the German market have to register and report the volumes[…]

The Go4Recycling team wishes Merry Christmas and support Welthungerhilfe (World Food Aid)

At the end of our business year 2018 the Go4Recycling Team chose again the motto “donations instead of gifts” and sponsors different social projects of the Welthungerhilfe. About Welthungerhilfe Welthungerhilfe is one of Germany’s largest private aid agencies. It offers integrated aid from rapid disaster aid and reconstruction to long-term development co-operation projects with local[…]

EU agrees on ban of one-way plastic

Good news besides the daily business. Straws, plastic plates and other one-way plastic products should be banned in the EU from 2021 on. Representatives of the EU countries agreed on a corresponding regulation on 19th of December in Brussels. The aim of the ban is to reduce the massive pollution of the world oceans. The[…]

New state registry for WEEE, batteries and packaging ion Poland

The Ministry of environment in Poland has decided to establish a new registry for all companies that sell products onto the Polish market. Therefore all foreign companies that offer for example packaged battery powered electronical devices – either directly to end consumers or to dealers/importers for which they take over their reporting duties – have[…]

Stiftung EAR: Automatic transfer of WEEE categories

On 26th of October 2018 the “old” WEEE categories will be automatically transferred to the new WEEE categories. An overview of the exact procedure can be found on the homepage of Stiftung EAR. All companies with an existing registration have to check and clarify the status quo of their categories. Until midth of November companies[…]

Go4Recycling holds a presentation at the Eurobike 2018

The Go4Recycling Team held a presentation at the Eurobike in Friedrichshafen/Bodensee, the biggest bike fair in Europe. Due to the massive increase of the demand for E-Bikes the whole industry is confronted with complex recycling laws throughout the world. If you are interested in the presentation feel free to ask us anytime. Below you can[…]