Taking Back Used Single-Use and Rechargeable
Do Not Dispose of Old Electrical Devices in
- Our take-back obligation, as a retailer:
As a retailer, we are legally obliged to accept the return of single-use and
rechargeable batteries that have been purchased from us free of charge. Please
accept this offer and help us to keep our environment clean.
- Your obligation to return, as a consumer:
Single-use and rechargeable batteries must not be disposed of in household
waste. Consumers are legally obliged to dispose of used single-use and
rechargeable batteries only through the retailer or at special collection points.
If you would like return to us any single-use or rechargeable batteries
purchased from us, please ensure that you have paid sufficient postage.
Batteries carry the "do not dispose of in household waste" symbol
and one of the
- Cd (= battery contains cadmium)
- Hg (= battery contains mercury) or
- Pb (= battery contains lead).
- As of March 24, 2006, the disposal of electrical devices in household waste
is not permitted. This ruling applies to all electronic and electrical devices,
from electric toothbrushes to home tanning beds, from washing machines to
digital cameras — no matter how old the device is. This also includes bulbs,
fluorescent tubes and energy-saving lamps.
- Cities and communities take the devices back free of charge. The goods may
be taken to collection points or may even be picked up. Existing collection
systems are generally used, e.g. refuse collection yards, bulky refuse
Registriernummer des Verpackungsregisters : DE3583790922448
WEEE registered in GB RN WEE/AU4267YC
Authorised representative in the EU
German traders who are subject to the new Electrical and Electronic Equipment Act and offer their products throughout the EU must from now on appoint an authorised representative for each country of destination,
in which the products are sold. This is to serve as a guarantee for the implementation of the regulation.
This person, appointed by the dealer and resident in the country of destination, is then responsible for ensuring that the national disposal and take-back obligations are implemented.