Household batteries are those batteries that provide power to the devices and appliances that we use every day. It includes a remote battery, car battery, flashlights, wall clocks, toys, some smoke alarms, GPS devices, cameras, radios, lanterns, games, watches, calculators, hearing aids, telephones, and inverter battery. Batteries are basically portable devices that store energy. The prime function of a household battery enables the device/appliance to deliver high performance for a longer duration of time.

Some of them are rechargeable and some are non-rechargeable. The rechargeable ones, also known as secondary batteries, can be charged and used multiple times before it needs to be replaced. For example, Lead Acid Gel, Lithium-ion (Li-ion), Nickel Cadmium (NiCD), Nickel Metal Hydride. Non-rechargeable ones, also known as primary batteries, are single-use batteries that need to be recycled once they run out of charge. For example, Alkaline and Carbon Zinc, Lithium (Primary), Mercury, Silver Oxide, Zinc Air.