Batteries

How To Recycle Old Batteries

How To Recycle Old Batteries

There’s an overwhelming sense of guilt that washes over me when I throw something in the trash that probably shouldn’t be there — particularly when it comes to e-waste. Are broken headphones recyclable? What should I do with old laptop chargers? And what do I do with all these dead…

If Your Child Swallows A Button Battery, Honey Might Help

If Your Child Swallows A Button Battery, Honey Might Help

Coin cell or “button” batteries are small, shiny, and feel tingly on the tongue. If you’re a toddler, that puts them into the category of “belongs in my mouth”. But a swallowed button battery can begin burning a hole through a kid’s oesophagus in hours, causing pain, severe injury, and…