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That Paper Battery You Heard About Is for Low-Power Devices

Pale Blue Earth discusses how the paper battery that is easy to make, cheap, and fully biodegradable. However, the paper battery is for low-power devices only.

Sustainability Perspectives Being a Steward of the Land

Ask ten people to describe what sustainability looks like and you are likely to get some variation in their answers. That's okay. Sustainability isn't a single exercise or action. The principle itself is actually quite...

Scientists Recover Energy from Disposable Batteries But Why

Pale Blue Earth discusses Taiwanese researchers recently announced what they consider a breakthrough in battery recycling. They have come up with a way to harvest as much as 50% of the energy remaining in disposable alkaline batteries.

How Recycled Consumer Batteries Could Some Day Power a Car

Residents of New York's Broome County were invited to participate in a lithium-ion battery recycling event held in Endwell over the course of a single weekend in mid-August.  Event organizers were looking for lithium-ion AA...

How Much Do You Know about Those Recycling Numbers on Plastics

Pale Blue Earth breaks down the reasoning and meaning behind the recycling numbers on plastics.

Companies and Sustainability It's Okay to Want More

Sustainability has become a buzzword among major brands and manufacturers. As a result, it is easy to be skeptical and assume that a given company's sustainability efforts are either just marketing or beneficial to the...

A Common Question on Battery Recycling

We are big proponents of battery recycling here at Pale Blue Earth. We hope you are. too. At recent tradeshows, our team fielded a common question we get on where we recommend people recycle their...

Rock On with Lithium-Ion Batteries – Literally!

There is a guy in Central Florida who was just recently turned on to our USB-C 9V batteries. He is a musician. He plays the coolest Martin guitar. It is an acoustic- electric with a...

Is It Time for a USB-C e-Bike Charging System?

We are on record as being big fans of the new USB-C cable and charging technology. We have written a few blog posts about it, and we have begun making the conversion for our own...