My Battery Soap Box
Sermon Rant, which is titled Just Sayin we need Battery Awareness (Babbling Bout Batteries).
We are using batteries to destroy our earth.
I counted the batteries in our home for this post and am Shocked to the Core.
We have 59 things in our home that require batteries
2 hearing aids
1 BP monitor
7 watches (really?)
9 wireless devices, (kindles, laptops, tablets, phones, mice, keyboards
3 home phones
5 TV remotes
4 Radio control transmitters
6 lithium batteries to fly RC planes
1 Cordless dust buster
9 flashlights, 5 in house 4 in garage
2 car batteries
Do the math.
323 million in USA,
China 1 Billion,
Florida 22 million..
Multiply by what is in each home.
236 million cell phone batteries in USA alone
On our street in 4 blocks there are 6 homes with 5 cars each home.
PLUS! a few things we don't have in our home
Lighted Christmas Village
Singing Frosty Snowman
Last but not least, is there anyone that doesn't have battery powered candles? Yowsa!
I forgot I have those to...
the LIST goes on and on and on.
I JUST READ THIS TO BOB, he has several things in the garage I was not aware of.
like a battery tester that uses batteries.. OH MY!
NOPE! I don't have the answer
WHAT DO YOU HAVE??
And don't even get me started ON BOTTLES WATERBatteries are made from a variety of chemicals to power their reactions. Some of these chemicals, such as nickel and cadmium, are extremely toxic and can cause damage to humans and the environment. In particular, they can cause soil and water pollution and endanger wildlife. Excerpt from Clean Up Austraila PDF file HERE