About us


For more than 75 years, RECYCLING magazine has reported independently on the latest economic, political and technical developments in the recycling and waste management industry. Its benchmark is high-quality journalism with all the varying facets of cutting-edge news coverage.


The editorial team is constantly exploring the market to provide RECYCLING magazine’s readers with comprehensive, in-depth facts and figures. It researches background information on current market developments, provides company reports, analyses new legislative regulations and chronicles the latest issues impacting the various recycling markets. RECYCLING magazine focuses on its readers’ need for compact, thoroughly researched, highly useful information and also highlights the various key players in the industry. In a range of portraits and personal stories, RECYCLING magazine reports on the personalities behind the companies and institutions. The editors also keep their readers up to date on the latest technological developments with in-depth reporting on innovative products and processes – highlighting new market sectors and opportunities as they emerge.

The reporting in RECYCLING magazine is supplemented by daily news on thewww.recyclingmagazin.dewebsite and in the app. Current news can be accessed free of charge on the news portal as well as in the app.


In addition to the German edition, RECYCLING magazine reports four times a year on international developments in the circular economy in its English-language edition, mainly focusing on events within the EU.

RECYCLING magazine is itself an integral part of the circular economy and therefore a member of the BDE (German waste management, water and raw materials industry association), the BDSV (federal association of German steel recycling and waste management companies), the Bureau of International Recycling (BIR), the BNW (the German federal association of green economy), the bvse (federal association for secondary raw materials and waste disposal), the European Recycling Industries’ Confederation (EuRIC) and the VDM (association of German metal traders).


RECYCLING magazine’s target audience includes market players and decision-makers from the entire recycling and waste management industry as well as associations, technicians, lawyers, politicians, public servants and scientists. Moreover, RECYCLING magazine caters to company environmental officers, NGOs, green start-ups and students in the fields of environment, sustainability and circular economy.





RECYCLING magazine is published by DETAIL Business Information GmbH.DETAIL Business Information GmbH focuses on the market segments technology and architecture/design. The publisher produces the renowned journals DETAIL, RECYCLING magazine as well as DIGITAL PRODUCTION and acts as organizer/presenter of the animago AWARD & CONFERENCE. DETAIL Business Information GmbH is an indispensable partner for its customers by distributing high-quality specialist information. DETAIL Business Information is a 100% subsidary of EPPG. EPPG is a publishing group based in Munich for medium-sized publishing companies in the field of specialist information and special interest.