The Green Dot DSD

The Green Dot DSD

Governing Organization

Duales System Deutschland GmbH

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Auditing / Certification Body

Duales System Deutschland GmbH

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Assessment Type

Third party assessed by verified bodies


Government Affiliated

Sectors Covered

Various Sectors

Issues Covered

Biodegradable and Recycling, Environmental Management, Waste and Chemicals Management


Der Grune Punkt – Duales System Deutschland GmbH (DSD) was founded in 1990 as the first dual system, and is nowadays a leading provider of take-back systems. These include not only close-to-home collection and recovery ofsales packages, but also eco-friendly, cost-efficient recycling of used electrical and electronic equipment and of transport packages, facility waste disposal service and deposit clearing. The DSD subsidiary German Association for closed-loop economy and raw materials ("Deutsche Gesellschaft fur Kreislaufwirtschaft und Rohstoffe mbH",  DKR) belongs to Europe's largest raw material traders.  The Green Dot ("Der Grune Punkt") is worldwide protected and one of the most widely used trademarks.

Sustainability Issues

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