Every year in the UK, householders bin 700 million batteries weighing 19,000 tonnes. Put end to end, these would stretch to Australia and back.
We’re buying more and more battery operated gadgets such as digital cameras, MP3 players, Cd players, remote controls, games consoles and wireless computer peripherals.
Currently, less than 2% of batteries are recycled which is such a waste! It’s a waste of resources, landfill space and your money.
Switching to rechargeable batteries is a simple green step to take, and make sure you recycle your regular batteries responsibly too. Many civic amenity sites have collection points, and some councils offer kerbside collections; so see what is available to you.
We’re great fans of alternative and natural remedies for treating minor ailments, here at Chez Green.
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