In connection with the sale of batteries and rechargeable batteries, we are obliged as a dealer in accordance with the Battery Ordinance to inform you as a consumer of the following: Old batteries do not belong in the household waste. As a (final) consumer, you are legally obliged to return batteries and rechargeable batteries. You can return these after use in our sales office, in a municipal collection point or in the local trade free of charge. You can also return the batteries by post to us. However, we will not refund any shipping costs for the return shipment of your old battery (s). Contaminated batteries are marked with a crossed-out wheeled bin symbol and the chemical symbol (Cd, Hg or Pb) of the heavy metal that determines their classification as pollutant. The symbol of the crossed-out wheelie bin means that the battery must not be disposed of with household waste.
Pb = battery contains more than 0.004 mass percent lead
Cd = battery contains more than 0.002% by mass of cadmium
Hg = battery contains more than 0.0005% by mass of mercury