100 years of commitment to the common cause

“Our mission is creating an optimal cycle of recycling.”
Anna Curzon, Head of Marketing & Corporate Communications
Old Reiling fleet

Close cycles with us

We have made it our task to effectively return recyclable materials to industry, thus completely closing material cycles. We offer a nationwide collection, processing, and recycling network as well as individual recycling solutions for various recyclables. This preserves resources by recovering raw materials. Careful preparation is the be-all and end-all for an excellent starting product. As a leading recycling specialist, we use versatile state-of-the-art processing techniques to create an optimal recycling chain. This culminates in products of the highest quality, high is what our customers want.

Reiling Photovoltaic Recycling Münster site


Foundation of the subsidiary Reiling PV-Recycling GmbH & Co. KG. Merger of the German foam glass divisions of Reiling and Schlüsselbauer on 1 May 2023. Installation and commissioning of a PET granulation plant in Hamm-Uentrop. Opening of the first German Reiling PV recycling site in Münster. The joint pilot project "Glass Loop" with Audi goes into series production. The German glass sites receive the "Environmental Management System DIN EN ISO 14001:2015" certification. The first shop of the decorative glass division "Revitro Showroom & Verkauf" opens in Marienfeld. Construction of a new hall including a new drying plant in Osterweddingen.

Topping-out ceremony for the new Marienfeld workshop in 2021
Location of Reiling in Burgbernheim 2020


Commissioning of the new workshop and locksmith's shop at the Marienfeld site. Start of the pilot project with Audi: new windows for Audi Q4 e-tron made from defective car glass. Opening of a new location in Westervoort (Netherlands) for the "glass recycling" division. Start of construction of a photovoltaic recycling plant in Münster. Relocation of the production facility "Reiling Kunststoff Recycling" from Marienfeld to Hamm-Uentrop. Construction of a monopitch roof hall for recyclables at the Sülzetal site. Joint management of the parent company Reiling GmbH & Co. KG by Bernhard Reiling and Tom Bernhard Reiling Junior.


Acquisition of the shares in Schaumglas Husum GmbH in Husum (near Nienburg) and Veriso GmbH in Berlin. Establishment of a joint venture with the traditional Schirmbeck company in order to be able to act as a supra-regional purchaser of raw glass towards the dual systems. Demolition of the old workshop and erection of a new workshop including social rooms and locksmith’s shop at the Marienfeld site.


Commissioning of the new company location “Reiling Kunststoff Recycling GmbH & Co. KG” in Burgbernheim.


Continuation of construction work for completion of the new company site in Burgbernheim for the recycling of plastics. Purchase of the former Wiwianka company building in Marienfeld. Purchase of the company Simeko (flat glass recycler) in Ujazd (Poland).

25 years of Reiling Nutzfahrzeugservice GmbH in Marienfeld
Construction of a new warehouse for container glass 2016


25 years of Reiling Nutzfahrzeugservice GmbH in Marienfeld: New construction and modernisation of the contract workshop; ground-breaking ceremony at the new company site of Reiling Kunststoff Recycling GmbH & Co. KG in Burgbernheim. 20 years of flat glass processing at Reiling Glas Recycling GmbH & Co. KG in Gladbeck. Completion of a new processing hall at the Reiling Glas Recycling GmbH & Co. KG site in Torgau.


Purchase of a property in Burgbernheim (Bavaria) for Reiling Kunststoff Recycling. Erection of a new production hall for the processing of by-products from plastics recycling in Hamm-Uentrop.


Erection of a new warehouse in Marienfeld for the roofing of container glass. Re-election of Bernhard Reiling as bvse President.

Construction of the new main administration building in Marienfeld 2016
Emptying of glass container


Erection of a new head office building in Marienfeld (GT district). Erection of a new site in Naestved (Denmark) for glass processing.


Start of glass processing in Osterweddingen. Re-election of Bernhard Reiling as bvse President.


Acquisition of shares in the Swedish company “Swede Glass United AB”. This company is active in the field of flat glass recycling. Opening of the play and day-care group “Krabbelbude” at the main site.


Bernhard Reiling takes over responsibility as elected president of bvse-Bundesverband Sekundärrohstoffe und Entsorgung e.V. First certification of the Reiling energy management system to DIN EN ISO 50001. Development of an e-scrap container type “ESSB”. Erection of a new site in Osterweddingen (Saxony-Anhalt) for processing of flat glass, container glass, photovoltaic modules, and PVB film.

Processing plant by Reiling in Marienfeld
Treatment plant in Holmegaard Denmark


Erection of a new processing plant with X-ray fluorescence facility at the Gladbeck site. New waste glass processing plant with X-ray technology at the Marienfeld site. Erection of a shear drying plant to improve processing efficiency in Holmegaard (Denmark). Erection of a main site in Dabrowa Gornicza (Poland) for processing of container and flat glass and as a collection and handling centre for paper, wood, and PET.


Opening of the premises of Reiling Kunststoff Recycling GmbH in Hamm-Uentrop.


Commissioning of a modern X-ray fluorescence system for sorting out glass ceramics and special glasses.


Erection of a processing plant at the glassworks in Holmegaard (Denmark). Purchase of a property in Dabrowa Gornicza (Poland) for DSS Recykling.

Commercial vehicle with imprint "50th company anniversary"
Entsorgungszentrum Nord GmbH in Münster/Westf.


50th anniversary of Reiling Glas Recycling. Investments and restructuring at the Marienfeld site. Inauguration of the plastics processing plant.


Construction and commissioning of Kunststoff Recycling GmbH, Marienfeld.


Acquisition of 100% of the shares in Morrison Glas Recycling. Acquisition of 100% of the shares in RGR in Lünen. New construction of an operating site for G.R.E. in Ennigerloh.


Acquisition of a share in EZN Entsorgungszentrum Nord GmbH in Münster/Westphalia. Participation in DSS Recykling Sp. zo.o. in Slawkow (Poland).


Acquisition of shares in Morrison Glas Recycling GmbH in Lauenburg and Morrison Glasrecycling Danmark Aps in Vamdrup (Denmark).


A new processing plant for waste wood is put into operation in Bönen. Acquisition of a share in the G.R.E. GmbH & Co. KG in Beckum.

Commissioning of the flat glass processing plant in Torgau/Saxony 1995
Installation of the first Reiling container glass collection container in Gütersloh


Reiling establishes a new branch in Gladbeck. Like the Torgau plant, this facility is located in the immediate vicinity of a glassworks.


Reiling Group’s share in BBF Recycling- und Holzhandelsgesellschaft mbH expands the range of services to include the wood sector. Commissioning of the flat glass processing plant in Torgau/Saxony.
Bernhard Reiling Junior takes over his father’s business shares.


A state-of-the-art processing plant for flat, mirror, automotive, wired, and laminated construction glass is inaugurated at the Marienfeld plant site.


Ruhrglas Recycling GmbH in Lünen takes up operation.


Reiling MS-Recycling GmbH is founded with headquarters in Münster.


Bernhard Reiling Junior joins the company.


The first Reiling container glass collection container is installed in Gütersloh.

Man with horse and carriage 1957


The plant is relocated from Gütersloh to Marienfeld.


Bernhard Reiling Senior discovers waste glass as a recycling product and founds what is now “Reiling Glas-Recycling” with his wife Margret. 

before 1957

The success story of the Reiling family begins early in the last century with a raw materials trading business.

Men sort garbage by hand on the assembly line

100 years of dedication and commitment to the joint cause