Disposal

Waste disposal of old electrical equipment

Please dispose of your electric waste in accordance with legal requirements. Electric waste may not be disposed of together with domestic waste, and instead must be brought to a collection centre where it will be recycled. By complying with this regulation, you not only help protect the environment, but also the health of your fellow citizens. This regulation applies to the member states of the EU and other European countries with a separate accumulative system for electric equipment.

WEEE-Reg.-Nr. DE 63702395
Battery Recycling:

Notes on the return of batteries according to §12 BatterieVO:

We, KaWe - KIRCHNER & WILHELM GmbH & CO. Kg are in connection with the sales of rechargeable batteries, batteries or products contain the rechargeable batteries or batteries, obliged the user in accordance with §12 BatterieVO to the following:

It is not allowed to dispose batteries in the household waste. The user is legally obliged to return used batteries as end users. The user may return batteries free of charge after use at the point of sale or in the immediate vicinity thereof (eg in municipal collection points or in shops). The user also has the option to send batteries back to KaWe (Eberhardstr 56, 71679 Asperg) with sufficient franking.

The symbols shown on the batteries have the following meaning:

The symbol of the crossed-out wheelie bin means that the battery must not be disposed of with household waste.

Pb = battery contains more than 0.004 mass percent lead
Cd = battery contains more than 0.002% by mass of cadmium
Hg = battery contains more than 0.0005 mass percent of mercury
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