Electrical appliances


The following notice is aimed at private end users who use electrical and/or electronic devices.

1. Information on the disposal of electrical and electronic devices and the meaning of the symbol

In connection with the distribution of batteries or the delivery of devices containing batteries, we are obliged to point out the following to you: As an end user, you are legally obliged to return used batteries and must collect them separately from unsorted municipal waste. After use, you can return batteries to us or to the designated collection points (e.g. municipal collection points or retailers) free of charge. You can also send the batteries back to us by post. Please make sure to use sufficient postage.

If you have old devices with old batteries or old accumulators that are not enclosed in the old device, you must separate them from the device before handing them over to a collection point. This does not apply if the old devices are separated from other old devices by the public waste disposal authorities for the purpose of preparing them for reuse in order to prepare them for reuse.

Batteries containing pollutants are marked with a symbol consisting of a crossed-out garbage can and the chemical symbol (Cd, Hg or Pb) of the heavy metal that determines the classification as containing pollutants.

You can use the symbol below - crossed out garbage can - to identify old devices that should be disposed of separately from unsorted municipal waste:

2. Information on the possibility of returning old devices:

If you own old devices, you can hand them over to the options set up and available by public waste disposal authorities for returning or collecting old devices for the purpose of proper disposal of the old devices.

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. Below you will find the option to view an online directory of collection and return points: https://www.ear-system.de/ear-katalog/sammel-und-ruecknahmestellen

In addition, as a manufacturer of electrical and electronic devices, we provide the following option(s) for returning old devices to their users: In person or send the items to us:

  • 8 seasons design GmbH
  • Hastedter Osterdeich 250
  • 28207 Bremen

If returning in person, we ask for delivery between 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.

3. Note on data protection

Old devices that are to be disposed of may 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.

4. Note on our WEEE registration number

We are at the Stiftung Elektro-Altgeräte Register, Benno-Strauß-Str. 1, 90763 Fürth registered as a manufacturer of electrical and/or electronic devices under the following registration number (WEEE Reg. No. DE): DE71001996. Likewise with the RecycleMe GmbH (previously: Reclay Austria GmbH): 3329