Collecting bottles underground

Here’s one way to collect glass bottles without annoying the neighbours too much: put the bottle bank underground.

Subterranean Bottle Bank in Oberursel

This one is in the Camp-King-Allee in Oberursel.  The containers are underground, and the holes to put the bottles through are colour-coded and even have rubber flaps on them to stop pieces of glass flying back out again.

About Graham

Graham Tappenden is a British ex-pat who first came to Germany as a placement student in 1993, returning in 1995 to live there permanently. He has been writing for AllThingsGerman.net since 2006. When not writing blog posts or freelancing for the Oberurseler Woche and other publications he works as a self-employed IT consultant solving computer problems and designing websites. In 2016 he gained German citizenship.

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