Environment Icons

  • What do the environmental icons mean?


    Aus nachwachsendem Rohstoff

    From renewable raw materials

    Unlike fossil raw materials, products from renewable raw materials such as wood, for example, renew themselves within a reasonable time through reforestation, for instance.

     

     

    Recycelbares Material

    Recyclable material

    Recyclable products are those whose various basic components can be separated in order to be used for the manufacture of new products.

    Thermisch recycelbares Material

    Thermally recyclable material

    These kinds of material can be separated into various basic components and used again thanks to thermal recovery to make new products.

     

     

    Kompostierbar

    Compostable

    Compostable products are products from organic material that can be put back into the biosphere through decomposition.

    Hergestellt aus recyceltem Material

    Made from recycled material

    These products are not made from new raw materials but from materials that have already been recycled.

     

     

    Wiederverwendbar

    Reusable

    Reusable products are not disposed of directly after use but used again one or several times for the same or another purpose.

    Abfallarm

    Low-waste

    These products help reduce the amount of waste generated thanks to their environmentally-friendly components.