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High Quality Rechargeable Batteries

Posted by David Schliep on

May 2nd, 2012 What constitutes a high quality rechargeable battery? This is not as simple as some may think.  As the public becomes more aware of the “green” value of rechargeable batteries, there is a growing list of new battery brands popping up.  It  reminds me of the “natural foods” phenomenon that occurred when the major food brands were challenged about the nutritional value of their products. Suddenly, every cereal, bread, snack, etc.,  starting touting the label “all natural.” And so it goes with the rechargeable battery industry. Here a few ways to tell if you’re getting  high quality rechargeable...

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Choose The Right Batteries And Minimize The Effect Of Batteries On The Environment

Posted by David Schliep on

October 28th, 2011   Although many electrical items these days feature inbuilt rechargeable lithium batteries, many of the items we use such as flashlights still need to use standard 9v batteries. Children’s toys in particular seem to go through an alarming volume of batteries. There is no excuse these days.  However, having said that for not using 9v rechargeable batteries. Not only does it make sense from a financial standpoint but also from an environmental one. It normally requires a large quantity of energy to manufacture batteries in large volumes, meaning the burning of fossil fuels. The burning of such...

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