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Battery disposal

Information on the disposal of used batteries/accumulators in accordance with BattG

Used batteries and accumulators (hereinafter referred to as used batteries) must not be disposed of in normal household waste. As a consumer, you are even legally obliged to dispose of used batteries in suitable collection points, which is set up at the trade or in the municipality. The batteries can be handed in there free of charge. We are also obliged to take back free of charge used batteries that we carry or have carried as new batteries. You can return such used batteries free of charge to our dispatch warehouse or send them back to us (Ledlenser GmbH & Co.KG, Kronenstr. 5-7, 42699 Solingen, Germany) with sufficient postage.

Please note that batteries may contain pollutants or heavy metals that can harm the environment and/or human health. Special care should be taken when using batteries containing lithium. At the same time, batteries contain important raw materials that can be recycled during separate waste battery collection and do not pollute the environment. The use of rechargeable batteries and batteries with a longer lifetime can help to prevent waste. The symbol of the stylized, crossed-out trash can means that batteries and rechargeable batteries must not be disposed of in household waste. The letter combination below means that the respective battery, 

  • Pb = more than 0.004 mass percent lead
  • Cd = 0002 mass percent cadmium
  • Hg = more than 0.0005 mass percent mercury