stiftung elektro-altgeräte register


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Welcome on the English version of our website. Here you find a multitude, but not all information about the stiftung ear and its work in English. Please note that in case of any ambiguity the German version is determinant.

What's new?

11.09.2014 – Revision of the method of payment 

In future, the fees will be collected by SEPA base direct debits only. Company direct debit mandates that have already been issued can only be used until the next change in address or payment data, or change in the operation. Company direct debit mandates that have already been sent out but not yet signed and returned, can also be sent to stiftung ear by post. In case of a new registration only SEPA base direct debits will be offered as a payment option. More information about SEPA you find here.

01.09.2014 – Revision of the factors for calculating guarantee amounts and the presumed medium life expectancy 

stiftung ear has checked the guarantee parameters stated in rule ear 02-003. Relying on this the medium disposal costs and the presumed return rates were partly changed. The new values are valid for the calculation of guarantee amounts for months of placing on the market as from January 2015. Additionaly the presumed medium life expectancies were adapted, which define when a guarantee expires. This change is valid for guarantee validity periods, which start on January 1st, 2015 or later. You find the new values – including those for photo-voltaic modules – in rule ear 02-003.
You find support to fill attachment 'guarantee amounts in the guarantee validity period 2014/2015' here.

01.07.2014 - New allocation of responsobilities

As from 1st of July, 2014 there is a uniform responsibility for the processing of b2c and b2b registrations. For producers of b2b equipment the first letter is no longer relevant for the allocation of responsibility but the registration number. If a producer participates in a producer-guarantee-system concerning his b2c registrations then the ear employee who processes the b2c-registrations is also responsible for the b2b registrations. For questions on the scope Mr. Müller remains responsible.

List of registered producers

Stiftung ear publishes the list of registered producers.
List of registered producers

How to reach us by telephone

Hotline: +49 911766650

Besides using the hotline you can also contact your responsible ear employee directly during his service hours.
Dial +49 91176665 (+ extension number)
Responsibilities and extension numbers

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