Battery Law Notices
Refund according to §18 battery law (BattG)
Make sure you dispose of your old batteries / accumulators, as prescribed by law, at a local collection point or on the spot.
Disposal over normal household waste is prohibited and is in breach of the battery laws. The delivery is free for you. You can also return the batteries / accumulators purchased from us free of charge after use. The return of the batteries / accumulators to us must in any case be sufficiently franked.
Batteries and accumulators containing pollutants are clearly marked with the symbol of a crossed-out refuse bin. Furthermore, under the symbol of the crossed-out waste bin, is the chemical name of the corresponding pollutants. Examples of these are: (Pb) lead, (Cd) cadmium, (Hg) mercury:
You can also read this information again in the accompanying documents for the delivery of the goods or in the operating instructions of the respective manufacturer.
Further detailed information on the battery ordinance can be obtained from the German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety (www.bmu.de/abfallwirtschaft).