John Marsden Writing Topic #4

List ten uses for dead batteries**

1. Use as part of an artwork

2. Use as part of a joule heist

3. Use in a wireless computer mouse

4. Use to power emergency lighting

5. Use in low voltage items such as wall clocks or remotes

6. Part of a weapon (not something I personally recommend or would do, it’s just listed for the sake of another use)

7. Snap button

8. Key holder

9. Laundry powder (after a battery is recycled and the sulfate crystals are processed)

10. Make them into bins and plant pots (this is possible after a lead acid battery is recycled and the plastic casing is broken down)


**Reference: Marsden, J 1998, Everything I Know About Writing, Pan Macmillan, Australia.

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