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HAMBURGER RECYCLING ENS D.O.O., Trebež 2, Zabok, is a company incorporated in the republic of Croatia, engaging in collection and treatment of waste paper, nonhazardous plastics and other secondary raw materials , as well as in sorting of mixed municipal packaging.

It is a member of the Austrian concern PRINZHORN HOLDING GmbH.

The concern was established more than 150 years ago and operated under the name of Hamburger - Dunapack – Mosburger for some time. The present name of the concern is Prinzhorn Holding GmbH and it comprises three divisions.

The Containerboard Division includes paper mills in Germany, Austria and Hungary. The Packaging Division engages in manufacturing corrugated cardboard transport packaging and has been present for several years on the Croatian market as the corrugated cardboard transport packaging factory VALOVITI PAPIR-DUNAPACK D.O.O. in Zabok. The third division of Prinzhorn Holding is Hamburger Recycling Group, which operates in 13 European countries and includes 29 recycling centers.

One of these centers is Hamburger Recycling Ens, a greenfield investment in the Sveta Helena enterprise zone. Keeping in line with current trends in cardboard and paper manufacturing in the European Union and using the latest environmental achievements, the concern has been increasingly focused on collecting waste cardboard and paper, waste plastics and foil, and other types of secondary raw materials as input for paper and transport packaging recycling and manufacturing in compliance with the principles of a socially responsible corporation.

The construction of the recycled paper and nonhazardous plastics collection center in the Sveta Helena enterprise zone began in February 2008 – in early October of 2008, the work was completed and the center began to operate.

After undergoing a technical inspection and obtaining its occupancy permit, the center obtained its waste management license for collection and treatment of waste paper and nonhazardous plastics in accordance with the applicable regulations.

The recycling center has all infrastructure necessary for successful collection of waste paper and providing services to our business partners. The entire Sveta Helena recycling center covers approximately 13,000 m², it production plant and offices accounting for 2,500 m².

Hamburger Recycling Ens was established with the legislation of the republic of Croatia applicable to waste collection, storage and treatment activities. For the purposes of pursuing its activities, the company holds all required licenses and is registered in the relevant registries of nonhazardous waste importers and exporters and in the registry of nonhazardous waste carriers.

The business development plan of Hamburger Recycling ENS for Croatia provides for expansion of its business with the intention of collecting all categories of waste paper by financing and building facilities for collection and treatment of waste paper, nonhazardous plastics and other types of secondary raw materials in several major cities/counties (Zagreb, Split, Rijeka, Osijek), so that the collection process would cover the entire republic of Croatia. These will be new production plants built in enterprise zones according to the best EU experiences in the area of waste management.