Localisation: Korbach, State of Hesse, Germany

Population: 6,067,021 (Hesse 2010); 23,581 (Korbach 2010)

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Ban of disposable packaging at large-scale events in Germany

Action leader(s)

Institute for ecology Gießen/Marburg and Municipality of Korbach


The Hessentag (Hessian Day) is an annual event, both fair and festival, organized by the German state of Hesse. In 1997, one of the measures implemented was the ban on disposable packaging for the whole event.