If this is confusing you – don’t throw them away – place them in public places on the top of a bin box – they will be collected. There are many so called „Flaschensammler“ – some of them even became Millionaire. It just takes you the time to collect between 4.000.000 and 12.500.000 bottles, based on what you are specialized in.
And of couse – this is a tax free income.
Where to return the bottles and cans?
Easiest way is return them where you bought them, but no issue any store plus 200m² hast he duty to take any bottle or can if they also sell same material.
Why did I write this article ?
First at all, to support you to save some money. Second is thinking to the future – you see many people in the town, near the stadium collection empty bottles – it is their way to increase there pension or income.
To protect your lifestyle in the future the time and the right moment is now – to plan and setup a financial strategy for that.
If you want more infos about that, attend one of our financial sessions for expats or contact me directly.
And if you have your Pfand story or experience – feel free to share it with me…