history of the dpg

History of the DPG

DPG Deutsche Pfandsystem GmbH was established in the year 2005; it is registered in Berlin. The shareholders are 50 % the German Retail Federation e.V. (HDE) and the Federation of German Food and Drink Industries e.V. (BVE). The authorized share capital amounts to 25,000 euros.

The company has an advisory board consisting of representatives of the trade sector and the drinks industry. In order to satisfy the requirements of VerpackV, a multi-layer, jointly participating project organization stemming from the sectors of trade and industry has been developed.