Headquarters Berlin, Germany
Number of locations
Key people
Dr. Axel Schweitzer
Number of employees
2000 (2023)

Company Profile

Interzero stands for closed-loop solutions and innovative plastics recycling creating Zero Waste Solutions that will help to shape the circular economy of the future.

As one of the leading full-service environmental service providers, Interzero supports their customers in preventing waste, securing raw materials and significantly improving their sustainability balance. Efficient closed-loop circulation of raw materials offers enormous opportunities – for environment, economy and society. The company Interzero is one of the pioneers of recycling and has over 30 years of experience in the development and implementation of serviceable solutions for the prevention and recycling of waste and currently is setting new standards as an international full-service environmental services provider. Together with their partners and customers Interzero advances the transformation towards a resource-conserving circular economy.

From waste prevention and circular solutions to reuse and recycling: Interzero develops individual solutions in favor of the environment dependent on customers requirements.

Products / Technology

Interzero plant technology is specialized on innovations. From lightweight packaging, polystyrene or kraft paper recycling the company's plants fulfil the highest requirements surrounding the sorting and processing of recyclable materials.

Interzero closes loops and uses cutting edge technology to do so. Interzero sorts approximately one third of the lightweight packaging in Germany: about 810,000 tonnes per year. This means Interzero currently has the largest recycling capacity in Germany.

At their facilities, used packaging and industrial waste becomes high-quality, needs-based recycled raw materials for the industry. To optimise the efficiency and quality of the recycling, Interzero invests in innovative processes and further develop plant technology on a continuous basis and also bundles their activities in the area of research and development in their internationally-accredited centre of competence for plastics recycling.


  • Circular solutions
  • Plastics recycling
  • Licensing
  • Take-back systems
  • Logistics systems
  • Reuse
  • Consulting
  • Recyclables trading and products



PETplanet Insider Articles

Issue 12 / 2022: Florian Werner to become new CEO at Interzero Plastics Recycling
Issue 03 / 2023: Construction of the largest recycling plant for food-grade PET/HDPE plastic in Vietnam

External links

Interzero Website