Wind_Up_Remote_Control.jpgDisposable batteries consumed by devices ranging from garage door openers to vibrators are an expensive, toxic source of pollution.

Eco-friendly alternatives include rechargeable batteries and wind-up, or crank powered devices, like this Wind-up Remote Control from EZ Power.

Thirty turns of the remote’s dial will fully charge this baby for a whole week. Keep it fully charged by turning the dial a few times while watching those re-runs of Baywatch or Wild Kingdom. This man-powered remote can control up to 6 devices at a time.

Now if they could just make this gadget out of bamboo…

£19.53 @ ethicalsuperstore.com