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  • A Survival Guide To Recycling in Germany

    One of the most immediate culture shocks of traveling to Germany, especially if you grew up in the United States, is Germany’s seeming obsession with recycling. Whereas in the U.S.…

  • A survival guide to recycling in Germany

    One of the most immediate culture shocks of traveling to Germany, especially if you grew up in the United States, is Germany’s seeming obsession with recycling. Whereas in the U.S.…

  • Explaining Germany’s “Pfandsystem”

    Many Germans are conscientious about recycling – and the German Pfandsystem makes it easy to do so. Since 2003, Germany has had a system (the Pfandsystem or “deposit system”) that…