FAQ - Frequently Asked Questions
How should I correctly dispose of magnets?
Small amounts of disused magnets can be discarded with your regular household rubbish. Larger quantities should be taken to a scrap metal recycling centre. To be sure, confirm with local authorities how the disposal is regulated in your area. You also have the option to send magnets purchased from supermagnete.de back to us.
If you want to do a good deed for the environment and help preserve the so-called rare earth metals (neodymium, dysprosium) contained in these magnets, you can return the magnets purchased from us. We will collect these magnets and periodically send them back to China for recycling. Please send the magnets in a protected package with sufficient postage to the following address:
Our popular ferrofluid can be discarded in the same way as engine oil. Small amounts you may have used for your experiments can be soaked up with paper towels and disposed of in the household rubbish.