Awards and prizes

The production facilities and many products from Werner & Mertz have earned numerous German and European certificates. Our company works transparently and can prove what it does. The awards we have received for our Frosch brand and for our other brands are evidence that expert juries and consumers trust our brands.

Highly regarded awards underscore our commitment to integrated environmental management.

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German Packaging Award in Gold

For its innovative bottles of 100% HDPE recyclates recovered from the Yellow Bag, Werner & Mertz received the German Packaging Award in the Sustainability category and also in Gold in September 2016.

Federal Ecodesign Award

Our company received the Federal Ecodesign Award in 2014 for its pioneering achievement in the development of sustainable, recyclable packaging.

ECR Award

Werner & Mertz stands for sustainable packaging systems with resounding success. The ECR Award went to the Recyclate Initiative in 2014.

Special Prize German Packaging Award

The Recyclate Initiative from Werner & Mertz received the Special Prize 2014 from the German Packaging Institute. Our company also won the "Best Packaging" prize.

Cradle to Cradle Innovator Award

Werner & Mertz was the first and only German manufacturer of integrally sustainable cleaning products to receive the highly respected international Cradle to Cradle Products Innovator Award.

German Sustainability Prize

The Frosch brand was named "Germany's most sustainable brand" in 2009 because it combines financial success, social responsibility and environmental protection.

Most trusted Brand

For the 14th time in a row, our Frosch brand earned the "Most Trusted Brand" award.

EMAS prize, Austria

The EMAS Prize Austria is awarded to exemplary sustainable companies. In 2011 the Werner & Mertz subsidiary Erdal earned this prestigious award.


GREEN BRANDS is a mark of ecological and sustainable companies, service providers, products and initiatives. The Frosch brand in Austria and Germany is one of the Green Brands.

Grand Prix ESSEC

The sustainability of the French Werner & Mertz brand Rainett was honored with the Grand Prize ESSEC.

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Sustainability Prize