26.9.2008

Producer responsibility for batteries and accumulators came into force today

New producer responsibility for batteries and accumulators came into force today 26 September 2008.

Consumers

From this day on consumers can return portable batteries and accumulators to retail outlets. Return right does not require purchase.

Producers

All battery and accumulator producers must register. Companies that produce portable batteries and accumulators can take care of their producer responsibility through Recser Oy.

Retailers

Retail outlets that sell batteries and accumulators are obligated to receive portable batteries and accumulators from the consumers.