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Battery disposal regulation

Batteries contain valuable raw materials, which are harmful to the environment, but can be recycled. Waste batteries must therefore not be disposed of in the normal domestic waste, but must be disposed of separately. For traders there is the legal obligation to take back old batteries, consumers are obliged to take old batteries to an appropriate collection point

Disposal batteries are indicated on the crossed-out waste bin, which is printed on the packaging. The chemical name of the pollutant is located underneath the refuse bin symbol:

Pb = lead

Cd = cadmium
Hg = mercury

Of course, you can return the batteries purchased from us to us for proper disposal. Please send a sufficiently stamped package with the keyword "battery disposal" to:

SatKing GmbH
Godesberger Str
53840 Troisdorf-Spich

Note on waste disposal:
SatKing GmbH takes its obligation from the ElektroG very seriously.
According to the Act on the placing on the market, the withdrawal and the environmentally acceptable disposal of electrical and electronic equipment (ElektroG), we have to inform the private households about the handling of electrical and electronic equipment:
The Electrical and Electronic Equipment Act (ElektroG) contains a variety of requirements for the handling of electrical and electronic equipment. The most important ones are compiled here for you.

1. Separate collection of old equipment
Waste electrical and electronic equipment is referred to as waste. Owners of old equipment have to pass these on to a separate separation from the unsorted settlement waste. Waste equipment does not belong in particular to household refuse, but into special collection and return systems.

2. Batteries and accumulators
Owners of old devices have to separate old batteries and accumulators, which are not enclosed by the old equipment, in a standard case before handing it at a detection point. This does not apply in so far as the equipment is disposed of with public waste disposal authorities and is separated there for the purpose of preparing for the reuse of other waste equipment.

3. Possibilities of returning old equipment
Owners of old appliances from private households can hand them over to collection points of the public waste disposal authorities or to the return points set up by manufacturers or distributors as defined by the ElektroG.

4. Privacy Notice
Old devices often contain sensitive personal data. This applies, in particular, to information and telecommunication equipment, such as computers and smartphones. In your own interest, please note that every end user is responsible for the deletion of the data on the old devices to be disposed of.

5. Meaning of the symbol "swept garbage can"
The symbol of a crossed-out wheeled bin, regularly shown on the electrical and electronic equipment indicates that at the end of its service life the device must be recorded separately from the unsorted municipal waste.

What does that mean for you?

Waste electrical appliances (EAG), which you no longer wish to use, must be disposed of in an environmentally sound manner. The electrical appliance must be supplied with a separate separation from the unsorted municipal waste and old batteries and old accumulators must be separated from the electrical appliance if these are not enclosed by the electrical appliance and if the electrical appliance can not be separated according to § 14 para. 5 p. 2 and 3 ElektroG prepare for re-use.

SatKing GmbH, as a distributor with a sales and / or storage and dispatch area for electrical and electronic equipment of at least 400 m², is obligated to provide an old appliance of the same type, which is installed in the Essentially, the same functions as the new device, to be withdrawn at the place of delivery or in the immediate vicinity thereof free of charge, and to dispose of old devices which are not larger than 25 cm in any external dimension in private quantities or in the immediate vicinity. The withdrawal is the devices relating to not purchase of an electric or electronic device is attached.

Which electrical and electronic devices, which are covered by this regulation, can in particular be taken from the device list listed in Appendix 1 to the ElektroG.

Note: In the case of devices> 25cm edge length, the purchase of the new device, in the case of a partner connected to the return system, may be requested by presenting a corresponding purchase item. For this reason, you should carry a copy of the invoice with the delivery of the electrical appliance.

Of course, you can also place your electrical appliance directly with us.

SatKing GmbH
Junkersring 18
53844 Troisdorf

Alternatively, disposal can be carried out by public waste disposal authorities. As a rule, you will find numerous municipal collection points, recycling facilities, etc.

Please note that you are responsible for securing and deleting personal data as well as business and business secrets on the electrical appliance to be disposed of. SatKing GmbH assumes no liability for a possible loss of data or data misuse and possibly resulting damages.

This is the only way to ensure environmentally sound disposal.
The Environment and the SatKing GmbH say Thank you!

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