Every producer and importer introducing portable batteries or rechargeable batteries to the market is obliged to:

  • obtain BDO registration number before first introduction to the market
  • placing BDO registration number on every sales document (like invoices) related to batteries
  • ensure proper marking of batteries with a graphic symbol for purposes of separated collection and take-back 
  • provide visible, readable and indelible information about their capacity
  • uphold the prohibition from introducing to the market batteries and rechargeable batteries containing mercury or cadmium exceeding the defined limits
  • organizing and financing batteries take back system: collecting equipment, treatment, recovery, recycling and disposal of waste equipment from households
  • contracting collecting and treatment facilities
  • acheiving minimum annual collection levels
  • conducting and financing public education campaigns with proper reporting to autorities
  • preparing and submitting to the Marshal of Voievodeship annual reports of quantity and mass of batteries introduced to the market, collected and treated

With effect from January 1, 2015 came into force announced on August 29, 2014 Law amending the Law on batteries and accumulators and some other acts.

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