Batteries

Batteries need to be disposed of carefully and responsibly.

AM Environmental offer a nationwide collection service.

Interesting facts:
The first battery was created by Alessandro Volta in 1798.
The first rechargeable battery has been around since 1859, when French physicist Gaston Plante invented the lead acid cell.
The lead acid cell is still used in cars today. However, evidence of batteries dates back to over 2000 years ago.
In 1938, Wilhelm Konig discovered in Iraq a 5 inch pottery jar containing a copper cylinder encased in an iron rod. This is believed to be an ancient form of battery.

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