Dear Omar

Can You Throw AA Batteries in the Trash? And Other Battery Mysteries, Solved

Take my dead batteries… please

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It’s a nightmare where I’m drowning in a sea of dead and dying batteries. I am adrift in a pile of Duracells and Energizers and Evereadys and Rayovacs and Panasonics (do they still make those?), roiling together as a vast metallic sea. The…