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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 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...

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...