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5 Reasons to Recycle All of Your Batteries – Regardless of Type

Regular readers of our blog know where we stand on recycling batteries. We belive it is important to recycle all batteries, regardless of type. But we are not the only ones. Consumer Reports, the organization...

USB-C Is Coming – It Will Be a Real Game-Changer

Since our company's inception, we have talked a lot about USB rechargeable batteries. In the coming weeks and months, you are going to start seeing us put more emphasis on USB-C technology. USB-C is coming,...

What You Can Expect from New USB-C Batteries

We recently published a blog post discussing the new USB-C standard set to roll out in earnest this year. USB is a power and data transfer protocol that is important to us not only because...

Built-In or Replaceable Batteries: A Case Can Be Made for Both

The USB rechargeable batteries we sell are considered replaceable batteries in the sense that you can take them out of your device and replace them with new units. Replaceable batteries come in a variety of...

Practical Tips for Living a More Sustainable Lifestyle

The cynical among us may view sustainability as little more than a marketing ploy. Here at Pale Blue Earth, it is anything but. We believe sustainability is a mentality. It is also a lifestyle. Every...

5 New Year's Resolutions Involving Home Electronics

Every December we come up with resolutions that are supposed to make us better people. Some people resolve to get more exercise or lose weight. Others resolve to be kinder. There is no shortage of...

Common Battery-Powered Devices Found in Nearly Every Home

If you are like most people, you don't spend a whole lot of time pondering the number of devices you own that run on battery power. Batteries are so commonplace in the 21st century that...

Why Lithium Is Such a Great Material for Batteries

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

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...