Since batteries and rechargeable batteries may be included in our consignments, we are obliged by the Battery Act (BattG) to point out the following: Batteries and rechargeable batteries must not be disposed of with household waste, but you are legally obliged to return used batteries and rechargeable batteries. Used batteries may contain harmful substances which, if not properly stored or disposed of, could damage the environment or your health. But batteries also contain important raw materials such. As iron, zinc, manganese or nickel and can be recycled. You can either return the batteries to us after use or return them free of charge in the immediate vicinity (eg in the shops or in municipal collection points or in our dispatch warehouse). The sale in outlets is limited to end users for the usual amounts and such waste batteries that leads the distributor as new batteries in his assortment or led.
The crossed-out wheeled bin sign means you must not dispose of batteries and batteries with your household waste. Under this sign you will also find the following symbols with the following meaning:
Pb: Battery contains lead
Cd: Battery contains cadmium
Hg: Battery contains mercury