Information on the German Battery Act (BattG)

According to the German Battery Act (BattG), batteries and rechargeable batteries must be returned after use to a distributor or to a collection point set up for this purpose by the public waste disposal authorities. Disposal with household waste is generally prohibited. Further information on the Battery Ordinance is available from the Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety.

Batteries and rechargeable batteries that must not be disposed of with household waste are marked with the symbol of a crossed-out dustbin. The chemical symbols stand for Pb: Battery contains lead Cd: Battery contains cadmium Hg: Battery contains mercury.

Corresponding instructions can be found in the manufacturer’s operating instructions.

Batteries received from us can be sent to the following address with sufficient postage by post or returned in person free of charge:

Joseph-Dollinger-Bogen 28
80807 Munich

Information on the German Electrical and Electronic Equipment Act (ElektroG)

According to the Electrical and Electronic Equipment Act, old appliances may not be disposed of with household waste. The devices are marked with the symbol of a crossed-out dustbin.

The symbol is affixed to the devices or packaging.

Electronic waste can be handed in free of charge at municipal collection points. The municipal waste advice centers and consumer advice centers provide information on the exact location of individual collection points.