Battery Disposal

Battery Disposal

Battery law notes

The following information is aimed at those who use batteries or products with built-in batteries and in the form delivered to it, not to resell (end-users):

1. Gratuitous withdrawal of spent batteries

Batteries may not be disposed of with household waste. They are legally obliged to return used batteries, so a proper disposal can be ensured. You can give batteries to a municipal collection center or on site. We are also acting as a distributor of batteries to take back waste batteries obliged to give our obligation to take back waste batteries beschrnkt on the way we lead as new batteries in our range or have performed. Results © Art You can therefore either sufficient postage back to us or they give directly free of charge to our warehouse at the following address:

AlarmWelt 24 UG (haftungsbeschränkt)
Schmidtweg 2
63636 Brachttal

2. Meaning of battery symbols

Batteries are marked with the symbol of a crossed out wheelie bin. This symbol indicates that batteries must not be disposed of with household garbage. For batteries containing more than 0.0005 percent mercury, more than 0.002 percent cadmium or more than 0.004 percent lead, is located under the bin symbol, the chemical name of the pollutant used in each case - where "Cd" for cadmium, "Pb "stands for lead, and" Hg "for mercury.


3. Starter batteries

According § 10 BattG, each distributor who supplies automotive batteries to end-users shall collect a deposit of € 7.50 per automotive battery, including value-added tax, from each end-user who does not return a waste automotive battery at the time of purchasing a new automotive battery. The deposit shall be refunded on the return of a waste automotive battery. A distributor may issue a token on collection of the deposit and make the refunding of the deposit conditional upon return of the token. As an alternative, the end-users may deliver their waste automotive batteries directly to producers or commercial battery waste management companies.