Battery Registration & Disposal Partner
Information below depends to Germany’s internal shipments of batteries and required disposal procedures only. Please refer to your local state authorities in order to verify requirements on battery disposal handling in your country.
Battery Registration Number (UBA - Umweltbundesamt - Federal Environmental Office Germany): 21000648
Our disposal partner regarding batteries throughout Germany is CCR, contract no.: 0019741
Important information about the return of old batteries
Both disposable and rechargeable batteries may not be disposed of in standard domestic waste. Consumers are legally obliged to return used disposable or rechargeable batteries to a suitable recycling plant. The batteries can be disposed of at a local municipal or anywhere where batteries are sold. Batteries can be returned after use to us free of charge. You can send your expired batteries to us at:
Dispose old batteries
Registered batteries are marked with the adjacent symbol, a crossed out dustbin. In addition, the symbol for the chemical classification is crucial indicating which heavy metal has been used in production of the cells.
The signs are:
Pb: the rechargeable battery / battery contains lead
Cd: The rechargeable battery / battery contains cadmium
Hg: The rechargeable battery / the battery contains mercury