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...

5 Things to Know About Charging Lithium-Ion Batteries

  The main advantages of rechargeable batteries are saving time, waste, and money. Disposable alkaline batteries are a one-and-done product; you use them once and throw them away and each use requires another purchase, more...

Why Would a Manufacturer Choose 9V Over AA Batteries?

  We carry all the most popular form factors for consumer batteries here at Paleblue Earth. Two of our biggest sellers are the AA and 9V USB-C rechargeables. Strangely enough, if you were to dissect...

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

Yes, we ultimately want you to buy fewer batteries. Our goal for you is that you would ultimately ditch disposables completely. That you would use up what you have and then never buy disposables again.

What Materials Are Recovered Through Li-Ion Battery Recycling?

  Long-time Paleblue 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. They should be...

The 6 Parts That Make Up a Typical Lithium-Ion Battery

We would expect that most consumers pretty much don't care how lithium-ion batteries are built. They don't care what's in them or the mechanics that make them work. All they care about is that their...

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...