25 April 2022

Glass and the City Dialogues – Düsseldorf

What's the role of municipalities in closing the glass loop? Let's explore how the glass collection is organised in the German city of Düsseldorf!


The city of Düsseldorf, located in North-West Germany, is home to 630 000 inhabitants.

In this short presentation, our guest Mark Lindert, Head of the Waste Management Department, gives us an overview of the city’s glass collection system, with a special focus on underground glass containers. He also shares with us his thoughts on what is needed to improve the glass collection rates in Germany.

Would you like to know more about glass collection and recycling in different European countries?

You will find an in-depth overview of national frameworks in our study.