Batteries must not be disposed of with household waste. You are legally obliged to return old batteries so that they can be disposed of correctly.You can hand in used batteries at a municipal collection point or at your local store. As a battery distributor, we are also obliged to take back old batteries, although our take-back obligation is limited to used batteries of the type that we carry or have carried as new batteries in our range. Batteries are marked with the symbol of a crossed out garbage can (see below). This symbol indicates that batteries must not be disposed of with household waste. For batteries that contain more than 0.0005% by mass of mercury, more than 0.002% by mass of cadm.