When you enjoy a beer in Germany, there's a very good chance that the bottle you're drinking out of wasn't the first time it was filled with Berliner Kindl. This time on Snack Time we talk about recycling glass and the German bottle deposit system.
Sources and Research
- Pfand: The Importance of Bottles
- Deposit on bottles in Germany – Pfand
- Moneyback for Beer Bottles (aka Pfand) and Glass Waste Adventures in Germany on YouTubeContainer Deposit Legislation Wikipedia
- Do You Know How To Recycle in Germany?
- Waste Hierarchy Wikipedia
- Recycling in the United States Wikipedia
- Beverage Packaging and Zero Waste
- How does the bottle-recycling system work in Germany? on Reddit
- I have a few questions about Pfand and those reverse vending machines on Reddit
- The European Container Glass Federation Statistics
- Single-Steam Recycling Is Easier For Consumers, but Is It Better?
- EPA: How Do I Recycle?
- The European Container Glass Federation 2013 Glass Recycling Statistics
- R-E-C-Y-C-L-E song from Rocko's Modern Life