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Why Lithium Is Such a Great Material for Batteries

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Battery technologies come and go as scientists discover better ways to do things. However, it may not be so easy to replace the lithium-ion battery. Lithium is such a great material for batteries that scientists...

5 Things LED Bulbs and Lithium-Ion Batteries Have in Common

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One of our recently published blog posts discussed easy ways to reduce electricity use at home. Among the tips offered was a suggestion to replace incandescent and fluorescent light bulbs with LED bulbs. Doing so...

5 Great Tips for Reducing Holiday Waste

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We are truly blessed here in the U.S. We enjoy a very high standard of living compared to many other countries. Fortunately, that high standard of living is a temptation to be wasteful. And with...

Recent Market Report Shows Good Things for Li-Ion Batteries

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It goes without saying that Pale Blue Earth is bullish on lithium-ion batteries. Develping, producing, and marketing industry-leading USB rechargeable batteries is what we do. But it is good to know that the market supports...

Swedish Company Proves the Viability of Battery Recycling

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Our loyal customers know that one of our company goals is reducing the number of alkaline batteries manufactured, purchased, and thrown into landfills every year. 

Easy Ways to Use Less Electricity at Home

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We are all about making better use of resources here at Pale Blue Earth. A major part of that is reducing waste. The more waste we can eliminate, the more efficiently we will use the...

Manufacturing, Recycling, and the Circular Economy

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Have you heard of the circular economy? A circular economy is one in which products and materials are utilized in such a way as to decrease both the volume of production and waste the economy produces.

Better State Laws Could Lead to More Battery Recycling

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One of the reasons we started Pale Blue Earth was to offer customers an alternative to disposable alkaline batteries. Our goal was, and still is, to reduce the total number of alkaline batteries thrown into...

Reuse, Repurpose, and Recycle: It is All Good

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The global drive for sustainability has ultimately led to a better understanding of how each of us can reduce waste. Reducing waste is just one piece of the sustainability puzzle. The three easiest ways to...