Our story of e-systems


Service in England and Austria

Foundation of get-e-right GB Ltd, based in London, England, and get-e-right Austria GmbH, based in Vienna, Austria.


Environmental management certificate

e-systems is certified according to DIN EN ISO 14001:2015.


Service in the US

We offer compliance service for electrical equipment and batteries in the U.S.

get-e-right acts as EPREL authorised representative under Regulation (EU) 2017/1369 for the entire European Economic Area

Renaming of GDM mbH & Co. KG to trade as e-systems Holding GmbH & Co. KG (e-systems)

Climate protection and sustainability

  • take-e-way supports the environmental organisation Deutsche Umwelthilfe with white book for use of old solar modules
  • “ACTING CONSCIOUSLY”: First Climate Protection Report of the e-systems Group 2018/19
  • Environmental organisation condemns destruction of new goods – take-e-way offers solutions

Performance report 2020

take-e-way takes back almost 27,000 t of old appliances

  • e-systems fully takes over TMK
  • TMK renamed to trade as trade-e-bility GmbH

The Academy of take-e-way and trade-e-bility offers a comprehensive webinar programs in the midst of the Corona crisis

Representative in Poland

take-e-way provides representatives in Poland


Packaging Act in force since 1 January 2019

take-e-way offers solutions and organises a panel for discussion in the Mercedes-Benz Arena


Relaunch of the customer portal

take-e-way relaunches customer portal Quantity Notification Online – All of Europe at a glance


WEEE authorised representative for France

get-e-right offers WEEE authorised representative for France


New general contracts subject to 20% discount for PCs, tablets and cell phones

Trusted Shops Authorised Partner

take-e-way is a partner of Trusted Shops.

WEEE Netherlands

WEEE Nederland and take-e-way achieve price leadership in the Dutch PV sector.


take-e-way has over 350 WEEE registrations in other EU countries

With 70% market share, take-e-way is the market leader for photovoltaic modules on the German WEEE market. 


  • Establishment of the 2nd e-systems company get-e-right GmbH.
  • get-e-right acts as the mandatory WEEE representative in Germany for foreign producers without a German branch of their own

CE service of take-e-way and TMK

take-e-back system

take-e-way is in the process of establishing its take-e-back system for electrical appliances for retail and online trade in accordance with the legislative amendment


take-e-way throughout Europe

take-e-way offers WEEE compliance throughout Europe


take-e-way offers WEEE complete service for photovoltaic modules under 1 euro


Used cell phone collection in Germany

The association VERE e.V. and take-e-way support the Bavarian Ministry of the Environment’s collection of old cell phones: Bavaria collects around 70 cell phones in two months, the biggest collection campaign for cell phones in Germany to date; next, the Federal Ministry of Research carries out a nationwide collection of old cell phones in cooperation with VERE e.V. and take-e-way.


take-e-way launches consumer-oriented collection of energy-saving light bulbs and small household appliances in Hamburg, Europe's environmental capital 2011, and now wins 150 new collection points (5 years before the introduction of the obligation to take back old appliances in the trade); take-e-way’s electric collection box distinguished with SIGNAL IDUNA environmental prize award


Packaging Regulation

 take-e-way provides assistance with reporting of packaging quantities

2.000 contracts under the Electrical and Electronic Equipment Act (ElektroG) in Germany: The share of registered companies represented by take-e-way is equivalent to around 40 per cent in the consumer sector

Quality management system

The quality management system of take-e-way is ISO certified.

German Batteries Act

take-e-way registers 400 companies in the first year


German Batteries Act: take-e-way registers the first battery producer with the Federal Environment Agency


First 1,000 customers at take-e-way


Foundation of take-e-way GmbH

Foundation of take-e-way GmbH as the first company of the e-systems group to deal with the Electrical and Electronic Equipment Act in Germany