1997: Interzero’s service business goes international with the formation of subsidiary EVA Erfassen und Verwerten von Altstoffen GmbH (today: Interzero Austria GmbH) as an integrated service provider in Austria. The following years are marked by continuous expansion into Slovenia, Poland, Croatia and Bosnia.
2000: With Repasack, Interzero offers a unique, pan-European take-back and recycling system for kraft paper sacks. The company also gets involved in environmental education with the launch of its award-winning “Eco Dragon” project for collecting empty printer cartridges in schools and nurseries.
2006: Interzero becomes the first company on the market to receive a nationwide license for its recycling services under the German “dual system”. The market competition created has been able to significantly increase the recycling rate of packaging waste.
2007: The year of RTE pooling: Interzero establishes an innovative pooling solution for transit packaging.
2008: Interzero becomes part of ALBA Group, a recycling specialist and raw material supplier, adding the concentrated know-how of the Group to its portfolio.
2009: Closed-loop recycling for plastics: Interzero develops “Recycled-Resource”, the multiple award-winning plastics recycling process.
2011: The toom Baumarkt-branded paint bucket becomes the first product on the market made from “Procyclen”, the recycled plastic developed by Interzero. The material used for the bucket is manufactured to almost 100% from plastic waste collected by the various German recycling systems.
2016: Interzero celebrates a 25-year success story. Thanks to the confidence placed in our business by our domestic and international customers, we have now returned over 15 million tonnes of used packaging to the raw material loop, saving precious primary resources.