Battery disposal

German Battery law

batterieverordnungIn connection with the sale of batteries or rechargeable batteries, or devices that are operated with batteries or rechargable batteries, we are committed as a dealer under the german battery law to inform about relevant rules and obligations:

Do not wate batteries in the trash. Consumers are legally obliged to bring batteries to a suitable collection point to the trade or the community. The submission is free of charge. You can also return used batteries to us by post mail - free of charge.

Batteries may contain heavy metals or pollutants that can harm the environment and health. Batteries also contain valuable materials which are recycled. The trash can means no batteries and rechargeable batteries are for household waste. The signs on the garbage cans are as follows:

Pb: Battery contains lead, Cd: Battery contains cadmium, Hg: Battery contains mercury