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Trouble for Germany over packaging

Germanys controversial packaging-recovery system will come under scrutiny in the European Court of Justice unless the country changes it within three months.The European Commission said it would take Germany to court in January if it has not amended its deposit-and-return scheme.The countrys 1998 Packaging Law requires drinks manufacturers to place a deposit of up to 50 cents on certain containers. This is refunded when the packaging is returned. But ...