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US-based startup introduces flame free lighter, Volt


Now, smoke without polluting!

Lighters are widely used around the globe. Generally, they use polluting gases like Butane, Naptha or Charcoal fluid. Already, there is a huge issue on global warming. There are ample of smokers in the world, who contribute in polluting the environment. Butane is a poisonous gas if left unburned it can release carbon monoxide or hydrocarbon gas, something which is worse than the greenhouse effect.

One of the best ways to avoid pollution by lighters is to stop using them. The uk-based startup recently introduced Volt, a perfect alternate for lighters since it uses a battery and produces flames enough to burn candles and incense. It also uses electrical sparks that do not require any kind of fuel to burn. The Volt costs $32. It is the wind and waterproof lighter that is quite environmental-friendly. Moreover, Volt can be recycled easily. You can charge it using a USB cable. Within  5 minutes of charging, it can work for a month. Hence, you electricity also gets saved.

A video above shows how it really works. The edges of Volt has electrical spark powered by a long lasting battery. Volt eradicates the problem of refilling the lighter with fuel. Using this kind of lighters can contribute in less usage of butane, which is quite hazardous to the ecosystem.


  • Volt is an electrically powered lighter that does not use harmful gases like butane to light cigarettes.
  • It is easy to recycle and has long lasting battery.

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