This holiday season, battery operated toys and gizmos are more popular than ever. You’ll need plenty of batteries, but how do you know what’s best?
AA and AAA batteries power many toys, game controllers, remotes, and other gadgets. They are divided into two main types: Lithium and Alkaline.
You can learn more by visiting Consumer Reports’ Battery Buying Guide.
Consider rechargeable batteries this year. If you haven’t experienced rechargeables recently, you may be surprised at the technical advances. Though they cost more than single-use batteries, a good rechargeable can be used hundreds to thousands of times!
One of the best on the market is Panasonic’s eneloop series, available in AA and AAA sizes.
A range of chargers are available for fast battery replenishment.
You can learn more by visiting Consumer Search’s article on Best Rechargeable Batteries.
Finally, if you are wondering how to dispose of those old batteries, or which ones to recycle, Protec has an informative Blog entry on Battery Disposal.