Batteries and rechargeable batteries may not be disposed of with household waste, this is why it is important to return used batteries and rechargeable batteries. Used batteries may contain harmful substances which may damage the environment or your health if not stored or disposed of correctly. Batteries also contain valuable raw materials such as iron, zinc, manganese and nickel, and can be recycled.
The crossed-out bin symbol means that you may not dispose of batteries and rechargeable batteries with household waste. You will also find additional characters below this with the following meanings:
Thank you for choosing STIHL battery products and doing your part to ensure our batteries are being properly disposed. Proper battery disposal is crucial to protect the environment and ensure safety.
Please follow the guidelines below for the safe and efficient disposal of batteries:
By following these guidelines, you can ensure the safe and responsible disposal of batteries. Thank you for your commitment to protecting the environment and promoting sustainability.
STIHL Limited has partnered with the RBRC to promote the collection and recycling of STIHL lithium-ion batteries in Canada. All STIHL batteries in Canada contain the RBRC seal, which indicates that STIHL has prepaid for battery recycling.
The RBRC toll-free phone number (1-800-822-8837) connects you to information on battery recycling locations and details on battery disposal bans or restrictions in your area. For more information on the RBRC, please visit Call 2 Recycle