Disclosure obligations for setting up individual or collective take-back systems

Producers/authorised representatives must disclose the setting up of individual or collective take-back systems for own take-back (§ 16 paragraph 5 ElektroG) prior to starting operations to stiftung ear with the following information (§ 25 paragraph 2 ElektroG):

  • a complete list of the take-back facilities
  • with collective take-back systems additionally:
    • a complete list of the responsible producers / authorised representatives to which the taken back amounts are to be calculated
    • details on the planned proportionate amount allocation to the responsible producers / authorised representatives

If you have authorised a third party to set up and operate a take-back system, the disclosure obligations are assigned to them.

Later changes regarding this information must be immediately reported to stiftung ear.