Information on electrical and electronic (old) devices

The following information is aimed at private households that use electrical and/or electronic devices. Please note these important instructions in the interest of environmentally friendly disposal of old devices and your own safety.

1. Information on the disposal of (old) electrical devices and the meaning of the symbol according to Appendix 3 to the ElektroG :

Owners of old devices must collect them separately from unsorted municipal waste. Old electrical and electronic devices must therefore not be disposed of as unsorted municipal waste and in particular do not belong in household waste. Rather, these old devices must be collected separately and disposed of via local collection and return systems.

Owners of old devices must also separate old batteries and accumulators that are not enclosed by the old device, as well as lamps that can be removed from the old device without destroying them, before handing them over to a collection point. The latter does not apply as far as the old devices are concerned § 14 paragraph 4 sentence 4 or paragraph 5 sentences 2 and 3 ElektroG are separated from other old devices as part of the opting process by the public waste disposal authorities for the purpose of preparing them for reuse in order to prepare them for reuse.

Using the symbol in Appendix 3 to the ElektroG, owners can identify old devices that must be collected separately from unsorted municipal waste at the end of their service life. The symbol for the separate collection of electrical and electronic equipment is a crossed-out wheeled bin and is designed as follows:

2. Information on the possibility of returning old devices for end users:
According to Section 17 of the distributor's obligation to take back, GbR Daniel Bode & Alexander Bode is exempt from the obligation to take back old devices. Owners of old devices can hand them in within the framework of the options set up and available by public waste disposal authorities for returning or collecting old devices to ensure that the old devices are properly disposed of. If necessary, it is also possible to hand over electrical and electronic equipment there for the purpose of reusing the equipment. You can obtain further information from the respective collection or return point. You can view an online directory of collection and return points using the following link: https://www.ear-system.de/ear-katalog/sammel-und-ruecknahmestellen

3. Note on data protection

Old devices that are to be disposed of sometimes contain sensitive personal data (e.g. on a PC or a smartphone) that must not fall into the hands of third parties.

We expressly point out that end users of old devices are responsible for deleting personal data on the old devices to be disposed of.