2. Buy Rechargeable Batteries
So many toys, so many batteries! While there are countless games and gadgets that require batteries, you can choose the rechargeable route to help ensure less batteries end up in the garbage, suggests TheGuardian.com.
“Batteries contain toxic chemicals, do not biodegrade and are difficult to recycle,” says the source. As an alternative, choose rechargeable batteries – and the site even points out there is a newer versions of rechargeable batteries that can plug directly into any USB connector when you flip open the battery cap.