Deposit on non-refillable beverage containers in Germany

The Minister, with support from 15 out of 16 local environmental ministers, has decided to introduce deposit on cans and non-refillable glass and plastic bottles as from summer 2001.

In the near future, the Ministry of Environment will communicate the necessary details of the future system.

Questions can be directed to President/CEO Erik Thorsen at telephone number
+47 90 75 66 85.

<br>Asker, 26 October 2000 <br>TOMRA SYSTEMS ASA <br> <br> <br> <br>Erik Thorsen <br>President & CEO <br>