Erntekunststoffe Recycling Deutschland - ERDE

ERDE is a unique recovery concept for crop plastics in Europe. Large quantities of silage stretch films, silage sheets, underlayer films and other plastic products are used in agriculture. These products must not be allowed to burden the environment after their use, particularly in such a nature-oriented sector. In order to support sustainable agriculture and conserve resources, members of IK Industrievereinigung Kunststoffverpackungen e.V. have together taken the initiative to protect the environment. Participating manufacturers are: Groupe Barbier, DUOPLAST AG, Manuli Stretch Deutschland GmbH, POLIFILM Extrusion GmbH, RKW Agri GmbH & Co. KG, RPC bpi Group und die TRIOPLAST Folienvertriebs GmbH.

Shared responsibility

In ERDE, all members involved in the process play an active role.

  • Every manufacturer or original distributor of films that supplies the German market can become a member of ERDE.
  • Every supply agency and farmer that uses the products can dispose of their used crop plastics at an ERDE collection point.
  • Every company that collects plastics integrated in ERDE can become an ERDE collection point.

Everyone assumes responsibility so that used films can become raw materials!