The take-back is fee of charge, the associated costs are met from recycling fees.
If you get rid of any electrical equipment by putting it into communal waste container (dustbin), it cannot be sorted out and will end up in a landfill, with the associated costs being met from the municipal budget.
Electrical equipment may contain dangerous substances (e.g. freons, cadmium or lead) that may affect people’s environment and health
Electrical equipment contains materials that can be recovered and used again (some appliances have the recovery ratio as high as 90%) so that natural resources can be saved.