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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...

Will You Do Your Part to End Food Waste in the U.S.?

Pale Blue Earth is on a mission to help households dramatically reduce their battery waste by convincing them to ditch the disposables in favor of rechargeable lithium-ion batteries. We don't think waste of any kind...

Battery Form Factors: How Many Do You Have in Your Home?

A couple of months ago, we published a post that discussed various battery form factors. The post talked about 9V batteries, AAAs, AAs, etc. Thinking about form factors was intriguing for the simple fact that...

Ditching Disposables: A Mindset, Not Just an Action

One of the marketing taglines we associate with our brand is 'ditch disposables'. But for us, the concept is more than just a clever statement to sell batteries. It is actually a foundational part of...

What If We Woke Up One Day to Find All the Landfills Full?

Here is a crazy idea for the next blockbuster film depicting future generations living in a dystopian world: producing tons of garbage and having no landfill space to deal with it. Right now, the idea...

Scientists Discover a Way to Make Rechargeable Batteries Better

  We think rechargeable battery technology is already awesome, compared to old school single use batteries. But as with anything, there is always room for improvement. So we were pleasantly surprised to learn that a...

We Really Do Want You to Buy Fewer Batteries

How often do you do business with companies that want you to buy fewer products? The whole idea seems absurd. Companies want you to buy as much as possible so as to boost their revenues...

What Materials Are Recovered Through Li-Ion Battery Recycling?

  Long-time Pale Blue Earth blog readers are familiar with our discussions of recycling old lithium-ion batteries. As long as our batteries last (Paleblue products’ cycle rating is 1000 charges), they still don't last forever....

Form Factor Isn't the Only Difference Between Battery Types

As battery makers gradually roll out new USB-C models, there has been greater discussion about different form factors. The most common form factors for consumer batteries are AA, AAA, C, D, and 9-volt, although there...