GERMANY PACKAGING

BY KEITH NUTHALL
THE EUROPEAN Commission has further clarified European competition law regarding the operation of packaging waste disposal systems and when it will allow exclusive contracts to be signed with collection agencies for particular localities. Its advice has come in a decision to approve the packaging waste operation run in Germany by Duales System Deutschland AG, the only company that runs a nationwide system for the collection and recycling of sales packaging in the country. DSD itself does not collect the waste but uses local collecting ...


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