FOR THE LOVE OF THE ENVIRONMENT
RECYCLING TIPS FROM T.I.P.
Do you have any questions about recycling batteries? You'll find the solution here!
Advice on battery disposal
Batteries must not be disposed of in household waste. Consumers must take used batteries to retailers or disposal facilities run by local authorities. There is no charge for handing batteries in at these locations. For details of the regulations on disposal of batteries, see the next section.
Revised responsibilities regarding waste batteries
Most electrical appliances are supplied with batteries. In connection with the sale of these batteries, we as a retailer are obliged by the Batteriegesetz (German Batteries Act) to draw our customers’ attention to the following:
The obligation to dispose of batteries correctly is indicated by the crossed-out bin symbol printed on all battery packaging. In addition, you will see the chemical symbols for cadmium (Cd), lead (Pb) or mercury (Hg), if these substances are in concentrations above threshold values.
Crossed-out bin with chemical symbol for Cadmium (Cd)
Crossed-out bin with chemical symbol for lead (Pb)
Crossed-out bin with chemical symbol for mercury (Hg)