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5 More Ways to Reduce Trash at Home

We used a previous blog post to issue what we call the Trash Challenge. That challenge involves finding ways to reduce the amount of trash you produce at home. As part of the challenge, we...

Batteries Prove That Changing Our Thoughts Can Change the World

  If there were something you could do to change the world, would you do it? Before you answer, be aware that this is a trick question. It is a trick question in the sense...

Batteries Are Just One Piece in the Sustainability Puzzle

Pale Blue Earth is more than just another battery company. No doubt our technologically advanced USB rechargeable batteries are a reflection of our innovative approach to making positive change. Our company was established on a...

Rechargeable Batteries and the 'Waste Not, Want Not' Mentality

There is an old English idiom that says, 'waste not, want not'. You may have heard your parents or grandparents use it to remind you to be more thrifty. As cliché as the idea may...

4 Summer Safety Tips for Handling Lithium-Ion Batteries

Rechargeable lithium-ion batteries are a mainstay of modern life. But no product is capable of handling abuse or abusive environments. The summer months have some important factors to consider if you have lithium-ion batteries in...

5 Reasons the Days of Alkaline Batteries are Passing

There was a day when the disposable alkaline battery was the only game in town. You used it to power your flashlight and transistor radio. Then came NiCad and NiMH batteries. Both began eating into...

Why USB Charging Stations Are the New Wall Outlets

It must have been strange and exciting for homeowners in the early 20th century to see wall outlets installed in their homes. To people whose only exposure to controlled electricity was streetlights and factory power,...

How Lithium-Ion Batteries Are Charged Wirelessly

The latest thing in lithium-ion battery charging is wireless charging. You might even have first-hand experience by way of your cell phone. You place your phone on a charging pad and, like magic, it recharges...

The Role of Batteries in Environmental Responsibility

We strive to achieve that goal by offering a better lithium-ion battery; a USB rechargeable battery that is as convenient to use and every bit as powerful. We consider doing so part of our focus on environmental responsibility.