Why don’t we phase out disposable batteries?

Which? Convo: The phasing out of energy-guzzling incandescent light bulbs is almost complete. To further help the environment, should disposable batteries be targeted next in favour of rechargeable ones?

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toaster2104d ago

Totally agree with the article. Disposables are bad for the environment, costly, and don't last as long as rechargeable. I have a few sets of Eneloops from Sanyo and they are great, I don't think I even have disposable batteries in my house.

techie2103d ago

Yep, seems madness to keep them. Though some of the comments suggest the wattage on rechargables is lower.