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Why Aren’t All Batteries Rechargeable?

We’ve mentioned before on DNews that you should NEVER throw batteries away. Why aren’t all batteries rechargeable in the first place?

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“With the rise in portable devices such as laptops, cell phones, MP3 players and cordless power tools, the need for rechargeable batteries has grown substantially in recent years. Rechargeable batteries have been around since 1859, when French physicist Gaston Plante invented the lead acid cell.”

How Do Rechargeable Batteries Work?

“One of the necessary conditions for a battery to be rechargeable is that the underlying chemical changes that occur during an electrical discharge from the cell must be efficiently reversed when an opposite electrical potential is applied across the cell.”

Know When To Use Alkaline Over Rechargeable

“Rechargeable batteries have their share of benefits (helping the environment, for one), but when it comes to saving money, personal finance blogger Len Penzo argues that sometimes regular old alkalines are the better option.”
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