The disposal of batteries is regulated by law so that as much as possible is recycled and valuable residual materials are returned to the cycle.
Duty to inform according to battery law (BattG)
Make sure that you return your old batteries/rechargeable batteries to a municipal collection point or to your local retailer, as required by law. Disposing of them in the normal household waste is prohibited and violates the battery law. The return is free of charge for you. You are also welcome to return batteries/battery packs purchased from us free of charge after use. Batteries/battery packs must always be returned to us with sufficient postage.
Returns of batteries/battery packs should be sent to:
Franz Mensch GmbH
Phone: +49 8241 9633-0
Telefax: +49 8241 6933-100
Batteries and rechargeable batteries containing harmful substances are clearly marked with the symbol of a crossed-out waste bin:
Furthermore, you will also find the chemical name of the corresponding pollutants under the symbol. Examples are: (Pb) lead, (Cd) cadmium, (Hg) mercury.
You also have the option of reading this information again in the documents accompanying the delivery of goods or in the operating instructions of the respective manufacturer. Further detailed information on the Battery Ordinance can be obtained from the Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety (www.bmuv.de/en/circular-economy).