German Environmental Prize awarded to soil scientist and cleansing merchandise producer

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Prof. Dr. Ingrid Kögel-Knabner (Munich) and Reinhard Schneider (Mainz) honoured on 27 October 2019 in Mannheim

Osnabrück, Germany. In 2019, soil scientist Prof. Dr. Ingrid Kögel-Knabner (60) from the Technical College of Munich, and entrepreneur Reinhard Schneider (51) from Mainz, whose firm, Werner & Mertz, is within the laundry detergent and cleansing product trade and is devoted to complete sustainability at each stage of manufacturing, will cut up the German Environmental Prize, which is awarded by the German Environmental Basis (DBU) and has a remuneration of EUR 500.000. At at the moment’s announcement of the prize winners, DBU Normal Secretary Alexander Bonde emphasised that they’re each “innovators within the area of environmental safety who present us with the options of the long run for the big ecological challenges of the current. We’d like basic financial, political and technological change processes in any respect ranges with the intention to discover actually sustainable improvement.” The prize shall be awarded on 27 October 2019 in Mannheim by German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier.

Prof. Dr. Ingrid Kögel-Knabner (Munich) and Reinhard Schneider (Mainz) honoured on 27 October 2019 in Mannheim / Editorial use of this picture is free of charge. Please quote the source:

Prof. Dr. Ingrid Kögel-Knabner (Munich) and Reinhard Schneider (Mainz) honoured on 27 October 2019 in Mannheim / Editorial use of this image is freed from cost. Please quote the supply: “obs/Deutsche Bundesstiftung Umwelt (DBU)/©Heddergott/Piel”

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