This law regulates the placing on the market, take-back and environmentally compatible disposal of batteries and accumulators. Therefore, consumers are legally obliged to return used batteries and accumulators. Used batteries can contain harmful substances which, if not disposed of properly, can harm the environment or health. However, batteries and rechargeable batteries also contain important raw materials such as iron, zinc, manganese or nickel and are reused. Empty batteries and rechargeable batteries must be handed in at so-called recycling yards or collection points of GRS, of which we are a member (our usage and contract number with GRS is 980983). Of course, the collection systems in our branches can also be used.

Affected are

all types of batteries, regardless of shape, size, mass, material composition or use. It also applies to batteries incorporated into other products or attached to other products.

BattG and Smart Coasting

Smart Coasting Electronic will fulfil or comply with the obligations of the BattG and in this context has contractually obliged all its suppliers to comply with the relevant requirements. Therefore, most of the batteries and accumulators offered by us are registered with a take-back system by our suppliers. Of course, Smart Coasting Electronic has also registered its batteries and accumulators with a take-back system. Our user contract number with GRS (Stiftung Gemeinsames Rücknahmesystem Batterien) is 980938. We are registered with the Federal Environment Agency in the register of residents (no. 21000797).

BattG and customer

Batteries and rechargeable batteries must not be disposed of as residual waste. Empty batteries and rechargeable batteries must be returned to so-called recycling yards or collection systems of GRS.

Consumers are legally obliged to return all used batteries and accumulators. Disposal with household waste is prohibited!

Batteries/rechargeable batteries containing harmful substances are marked with the adjacent symbols, which indicate that they must not be disposed of with household waste.

The designations for the decisive heavy metal are: Cd = cadmium, Hg = mercury, Pb = lead.

You thus fulfil the legal obligations and make your contribution to environmental protection!

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Information for battery disposal

In connection with the sale of batteries or with the delivery of devices that contain batteries, we are under obligation to bring the following to your attention:
As the end user, you are legally under obligation to return used batteries. You can return old batteries, which offer or have offered in our new battery assortment, free of charge to our dispatch warehouse (dispatch address). The symbols showed on the batteries have the following meaning:
The symbol of the crossed-out dustbin means that the battery may not be discarded with the household waste.
Pb = Battery contains more than 0.004 percent by mass of Lead
Cd = Battery contains more than 0.002 percent by mass of Cadmium
Hg = Battery contains more than 0.0005 percent by mass of Mercury.

Please pay attention to the above instructions.