Disposal of electronic equipment

Information on the disposal of batteries and electric and electronic equipment

  • Electric and electronic equipment and/or batteries must not be disposed of with household waste but collected and disposed of separately.
  • For the return of electric and electronic equipment and/or batteries, you can use the facilities set up by the municipal waste disposal authorities for the return or collection of electric and electronic equipment and/or old batteries and accumulators to ensure proper disposal. In addition, electric and electronic equipment and/or batteries can be returned free of charge to the point of sale after use. Check with your local authority, us [email: eshop.support@om-digitalsolutions.com] or your retailer for the nearest facilities and for further advice on recycling, return and collection systems/points.
  • Please note that as the end user you may be legally obliged to return used batteries.
  • Electric and electronic equipment and/or batteries may contain substances that are harmful to the environment and human health. Particular caution is required when handling electric and electronic equipment and/or batteries containing lithium due to the special risks involved. The separate collection and recycling of electric and electronic equipment and/or old batteries and accumulators is intended to avoid negative effects on the environment and human health.
  • Please avoid the generation of waste from old batteries as much as possible, e.g. by preferring batteries with a longer life or rechargeable batteries. Please avoid littering public spaces by not carelessly leaving batteries or electrical and electronic equipment containing batteries lying around. Please consider ways to reuse a battery instead of disposing of it, for example by reconditioning or repairing the battery.
  • The symbol of the crossed-out wheeled bin affixed to electric and electronic equipment and/or, batteries and/or their packaging indicates the obligation to dispose of them separately.

    Crossed-out wheeled bin symbol
  • Any indications on the battery have the following meaning:
    • Pb = Battery contains more than 0.004% lead by mass.
    • Cd = battery contains more than 0.002% cadmium by mass
    • Hg = battery contains more than 0.0005% mercury by mass