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German recycling

THE GERMAN RECYCLING SYSTEM EXPLAINED – SEPARATE YOUR TRASH LIKE A NATIVE

What do the deadly sins, my trash cans, and Snow White’s dwarfs have in common? Hint: it’s not their reeky odor. It’s their total. Yes, I do indeed have seven bins set up in my home. They’re for paper, yellow bag/recycling, bio, Restmüll, Pfand, batteries, and cans – the latter being redundant as I found out two hours into researching this article. But oh well… more on that later. I have received quite a few calls for help and I know sussing out the German recycling system is more labyrinthine than doing your taxes by yourself in a foreign language...