16, November 2015
Looking for ways to save money on your next energy bill? Lucky for you, the home is filled with lots of different ways to conserve energy. Check out some energy saving tips and become more efficient in your household!
Energy Saving Tips
- Unplug phone chargers and other electronics when not in use. 75% of all electricity used to power home electronics goes to devices that are switched off.
- Try using rechargeable batteries. They provide power and energy to high-drain devices like video game controllers and toys. More...
21, April 2015
Rayovac Reveals the Truth Behind the ‘Eco’ Friendly Battery
Earth Day was first organized in 1970 to promote the ideas of ecology, encourage respect for life on earth and highlight the growing concern over pollution of the soil, air and water. Often a mystery, the efforts of major corporations to produce a sustainable product are far and few between. The ‘Eco’ friendly alkaline battery is the latest mystery worth shedding light on.
First off, let us define ‘Eco’: [short for ecological] something that is environmentally friendly or sustainable. Manufacturers have long sought the preferred formula that gives consumers an alternative battery option that features sustainability. A testament to Earth Day enthusiasts worldwide, the acceptance of these ‘Eco’ derived formulas is based solely on benefit to the Earth, as it should be. More...
1, April 2013
We get asked a lot: What are the best rechargeable batteries? Are they worth paying more than alkaline? The truth is that they serve different purposes. Commonly the question is asked because people just aren’t sure if they want to pay the extra money for rechargeable batteries. However, if you regularly use high-drain devices like gaming remotes and digital cameras, you’ll quickly see that paying for the slight premium can keep more cash in your pocket over time.
Let’s take a household that averages 8 AA battery replacements every month. The initial cost for 8 rechargeable batteries is $16. Their charger costs $7.00. So, right off the bat, you’re spending $23 to make the leap. With 8 alkaline batteries costing just around $6.00, it might be tempting to pass over those rechargeables and stay old-school. However, for a true battery connoisseur to stick with alkaline, you’ll end up spending twice as much on your AA batteries over the course of a year. More...
18, February 2013
Want a simple way to reduce waste and save money? Look no further. Rechargeable batteries and charger options have made this all possible. Both the environment and your wallet can now reap the benefits. Using rechargeable batteries can potentially save you hundreds of dollars and can also reduce the amount of alkaline batteries going to landfills. If you’re new to rechargeables, we have a fair guess at what you want to know before you buy. Simple: More...