About us

TechProtect GmbH is an internationally active marketing service provider specializing in sales marketing and take-back programs for customers in the IT and consumer electronics industry.
Since 2002, we have been offering customized full-service concepts that guarantee both an increase in sales figures and the legally compliant and sustainability-promoting take-back of our customers’ products. Our goal is the harmony between economy and ecology. Therefore, we combine the topics of sales promotion and WEEE uniquely.

TechProtect GmbH is part of the 4Square Return GmbH.

4Square Return GmbH is a holding of medium-sized service providers with joint headquarters in Holzgerlingen, located between Stuttgart and Tübingen. It comprises TechProtect GmbH and 1cc GmbH, with its subsidiary WEEElogic GmbH and 1cc Corp. (USA).
The companies successfully develop and operate business models based in the areas of circular economy, compliance consulting, resource efficiency and network management.

Our successful way until today


Foundation of TechProtect GmbH, with focus on sales promotion and take-back solutions for the IT industry.


Co-founder of the consulting company 1WEEE Services, which today as 1cc GmbH provides comprehensive consulting on product and environmental compliance.


The old office became too small - move to the current office building in Holzgerlingen.


Expansion of the business model under the umbrella of 4SquareReturn-Holding. Bundling of all activities of TechProtect and other companies to the overall concept of the "Circular Economy".