Notice: Be aware of the different terms & conditions in the Battery-Kutter Online-Shop.


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SSB Battery recycling

Professional disposal of your batteries and accumulators

Most batteries can be fully recycled. By disposing of them properly via Battery-Kutter, you are helping to protect our resources.
We offer you the following three ways of disposing of your batteries and accumulators properly:

  1. Consumer batteries or device batteries, e.g. Mignon (AA), Micro (AAA), Baby (C), Mono (D), 9 V blocks or button cells
    You can register for battery disposal free of charge at the following link:
    You then have a choice of different take-back systems.
  2. Industrial batteries, e.g. lithium cells from custom-built battery packs
    Here, recycling also takes place via (see point 1).
  3. Lead-acid industrial batteries, e.g. AGM, gel or pure lead batteries
    We will gladly take care of the free collection and recycling of your lead batteries. Once your disposal palox is filled, please send us an order for collection or exchange for a new, empty palox. Please use the following PDF for this purpose: Abholauftrag Bleibatterien.pdf

    Please note:
    • Monthly variable reimbursement for the used lead of the disposed lead batteries for collections of 300 kg or more.
    • For collections of less than 300 kg, a minimum quantity surcharge of € 85.00 is due.
    • Once a year you will need to replace your rent-free palox, otherwise you will have to pay an annual rent. For more information, please contact us.

Further information on the return and disposal of batteries

The battery ordinance sets out the rights and obligations of manufacturers, sellers and consumers with regard to batteries in great detail. Set out in layman’s terms, the following regulations apply to the products we offer:

As a seller of batteries and rechargeable batteries – or of devices that contain batteries and rechargeable batteries – we are obliged to inform you of the following:

1. According to the “”Regulation determining the collection and disposal of batteries and rechargeable batteries””, batteries must never be disposed of with ordinary rubbish.

2. The end-consumer is obliged to return used batteries to a distributor or at one of the official battery collection points.

3. Please make use of the free collection service for your used batteries at collecting boxes or public collection points – such as local waste disposal units.

4. Batteries and rechargeable batteries displaying the symbols listed below, and which were either acquired through us, or are being replaced by batteries acquired through us, can be sent to us by free-post for to be disposed of free of charge. Bear in mind that used batteries and rechargeable batteries must be properly and safely packaged, with the contacts secured (to prevent risk of fire).

5. Batteries and rechargeable batteries that contain toxic chemicals are marked with one of the following symbols

6. In addition, the toxic substance is given below each symbol:

1. Pb for lead
2. Hg for quicksilver
3. Cd for cadmium