As inventors of the automobile, we are aware of our responsibilities. Sustainable, environmentally compatible mobility is a key part of our corporate strategy. Environmentally viable product design is defined in the Daimler AG environmental guidelines, which account for the entire product life cycle, from initial design to production, product utilisation, disposal and recycling.
After the vehicle utilisation phase, the basis for efficient end-of-life processing is recyclability, which is subject to ongoing improvement. This is an important requirement for efficient re-utilisation and reprocessing of valuable materials by our partners.
When it's time to part company from your vehicle, we ask you to return it to a depot within our take-back network. Mercedes-Benz offers a simple, free vehicle return facility, as well as environmentally compatible recycling of your vehicle in compliance with legal requirements. Returning your vehicle and efficient material recycling make a key contribution to completing the recycling cycle and protecting our valuable resources.