Safe Handling & Disposal Instructions for Batteries
It’s easy to take batteries for granted. It’s a battery-powered world and batteries help run many of the devices we rely on every day. Most of us carry one or more batteries with us everywhere we go, in cell phones, laptops, watches, or personal medical devices.
We’ve come to expect them to operate safely and efficiently under most reasonable circumstances.
Battery safety has come a long way to let us take them for granted, but there are still many dangers associated with improper battery care and maintenance.
Follow our tips for proper handling, storage, use, and disposal of batteries, broken down by type. Check out our maintenance tips on alkaline and lithium-ion batteries.