Batteries / WEEE

Notes on disposal of spent batteries

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

1. Unpaid 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 take-back obligation on batteries of the type that we carry out 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:

Streiff & Helmold GmbH
Logistik & Versand / Retouren
Lager Carl Henkel
Carl-Giesecke-Straße  2
38112 Braunschweig

2. Meaning of symbols Battery

Batteries are marked with the symbol of a crossed out wheeled bin (see below). This symbol indicates that batteries may not be disposed in the household waste. 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."

battery icon

In regard to disposal of old equipment

After Electrical and Electronic Equipment Act (ElektroG) equipment must not be disposed of with household waste. The scheme applies to all electronic and electrical equipment, no matter how old they are. Also lamps, fluorescent lamps and energy-saving lamps are also included. Discoverable these devices are on the symbol of a "crossed-out bin" - similar to the picture above. The icon is located on the devices or the packaging. The devices are free to be withdrawn z. B. of cities and towns. Redemption will take place at assembly or it is even a pick-up available. Usually already existing collection systems (z. B. Recycling Centres) are used.

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