Management of the Reclay Group

Sustainability needs pioneers

We are among the leading experts and thought leaders in our fields, both nationally and internationally. We are not salespeople but consultants who focus on the needs of our customers and work with them to develop tailor-made solutions.

Reclay Group International

Our management

Raffael A. Fruscio

“In the future, a solution for environmental protection, resource conservation and sustainability will involve less ownership and more flexibility!”

Raffael Fruscio, managing partner, founded the Reclay Group in 2002, which is headquartered in Herborn, Hesse. Against the background of the amendments to the Packaging Ordinance, the breaking up of the monopoly surrounding the green dot and the emergence of the market for EPR systems in Germany, he and his team of industry experts have been developing an ever more comprehensive, sustainable range of services, which is covered by specialized subsidiaries . As the head of the international company, he is responsible for the strategic orientation of the group, develops new business areas and heads the holding company management.


Dr. Fritz Flanderka

“There is no alternative but to switch from a linear to a circular economy. It is the only way we can succeed in tackling important global issues such as CO2 reduction or fighting marine pollution in a meaningful and promising way.”

Dr.Fritz Flanderka has been Managing Director of the Reclay Group since 2005. In addition to managing various operational areas, he is jointly responsible for the strategic direction of the group.

until 2005, The doctor of law and licensed attorney previously played a decisive role in the development of the EPRsystem in Germany and the European umbrella organization of EPR systems in his work as general representative of “Der Grüne Punkt-Duales System Deutschland AG” and as managing director of “Packaging Recovery Organization Europe sprl”. Since then, he has been closely involved in the further legal development of the regulatory environment and represents the Reclay Group in numerous committees.

Dr.Flanderka is a sought-after speaker and regular contributor  to specialist articles. He is also the main author of Germany’s standard commentary on the Packaging Act.


Fritz Flanderka nimmt Stellung zur ARD-Dokumentation "Die Recyclinglüge"

Reclay Germany

Jens Nießmann

“The importance of the interactions between humans and the environment is increasingly clear. We will only be able to successfully meet the growing challenges to a sustainable economy with competence, creativity and the courage to make changes. That’s what we stand for.”


Jens Nießmann has helped shape the growth of the Reclay Group in various national and international management positions since 2005. As managing director, he is responsible for the finances of the group, as well as for the areas of IT and mass flow. The industrial engineer stands for interdisciplinary thinking and solution-oriented approaches. Based on his many years of industry and consulting experience, he supports and advises international key accounts from trade and industry on their positioning on packaging compliance, recyclability and recycled content. In addition, Jens Nießmann is a publicly appointed and sworn expert for packaging disposal.

Sonja Jung

“As a group of companies, we work with a clear focus and transparency towards a common goal: closing material loops efficiently and making high-quality secondary raw materials available.”


Sonja Jung has been part of the Reclay Group since 2008 and has been involved in the development of the dual business ever since. For example, she acted as Head of Internal Services in the Dual Business before also taking over the management of purchasing for the collection service of the Dual Business in January 2022. Since January 2023, she has been contributing her many years of experience in the dual system environment as a member of the management board of Reclay Systems GmbH, focusing on the disposal side of the company’s activities.



Sonja Jung, Leiterin Dual im Team Recycling © Raan GmbH