Please do not dispose of batteries in your household waste. Every consumer is legally obliged to take batteries to a collection point in their local community/district or a retail store.
This allows them to be disposed of in an environmentally friendly way. On batteries which contain harmful substances you will find the chemical symbols Cd for cadmium, Hg for mercury and Pb for lead. Batteries are identified by this symbol:
Old appliances must not be disposed of in your household waste!
Every consumer is legally obliged to dispose of old appliances separately from their household waste and to take them, for example, to a collection point in their local community or local district. Old electrical appliances will be accepted there free of charge. This ensures that the old appliances are properly recycled and any negative impacts on the environment are avoided.
This is why electrical appliances are marked with the following symbol: