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Battery 101: Battery Care

Does storing a battery in the refrigerator help extend its life? Learn some helpful tips on the best way to store, handle and care for your batteries, whether at home or traveling.

Proper storage, care and handling of your batteries

Batteries run everything from your digital camera to your smoke alarm to your kid’s toys. Aside from that, you probably don’t give them much thought. But treat them well, and they’ll reward you with long-lasting dependable energy. Here’s some information to get you started.

» Battery Do's and Don’ts

» Additional Do's and Don’ts for Rechargeable Batteries

» Traveling with Batteries – It’s Safe!

» Safe Battery Disposal