Batteries belong to the category small chemical waste. You can hand in your empty batteries to the chemo cart in your municipality or to other collection points. You cannot throw batteries in the regular garbage bin.
You can hand in your empty batteries to:
Battery producers and importers are responsible for the disposal of the batteries they put on the market. This is laid down in the Battery Management Decree. The Battery Foundation ( STIBAT ) takes care of transport, storage and processing of the separately collected batteries from the municipal border.
More information about the collection of used batteries can be found on the STIBAT website.