Photo Gallery Taking Stock of Germany's Environmental Efforts

The energy-saving light bulb ends up as hazardous waste, too much insulation promotes mold and household drains are emitting a putrid odor because everyone is saving water. Many of Germany's efforts to protect the environment are a chronic failure.
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Foto: SAP/Wolfram Scheible / DPA
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Foto: Tim Brakemeier/ picture alliance / dpa