science museum
Home > Dead Ringers? > Poisonous and precious > Powerful ideas >
Powerful ideas

Modern mobile batteries aren't toxic like their old-fashioned counterparts. Even so, new waste laws will make it illegal to dump any into landfill.

Tomorrow's high-spec power packs are likely to be lighter, smaller and more efficient. But recycling techniques might take years to catch up with the new materials they'll contain.

Page 1 of 8

Without a battery, your phone
Without a battery, your phone's a hunk of junk. Borud

Home | Visit the museum | Online stuff | Educators | Shop online | About us
Science Museum Home Page Dead Ringers? Science Museum Home Page