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What To Do with Alkaline Batteries After You Make the Switch

One of our goals is to convince as many people as possible to trade their alkaline batteries for rechargeable lithium-ion batteries. We want to put an end to single-use products, specifically household batteries.

Do Recycled Batteries Really Have Value?

The most important thing to remember here is that recycling reduces the amount of waste that has to be dealt with. Recycling also reduces our dependence on the resources needed to make batteries. 

5 Easy Ways We Can All Contribute to Sustainability

Regular Pale Blue Earth customers know that our company was founded partly out of a desire to promote sustainability and environmental responsibility. Our company founders were concerned to learn how many disposable batteries are purchased and thrown away every year.

Why Experts Recommend Never Mixing Batteries

Perhaps you've read articles in which experts recommend always using batteries of the same type, brand, and age. Those same experts warn against mixing batteries.

Active and Passive Battery Balancing: What's the Difference?

You don't have to worry about battery balancing when you're using disposable alkaline batteries, either. But why use disposables when rechargeable lithium-ion batteries work just as well and, over the long-term save money?

Why USB Is the Perfect Technology for Recharging Batteries

Since USB ports are found literally everywhere, USB battery charging is incredibly convenient. But move beyond charging stations in airports and restaurants. There are even more possibilities you might have never thought about.

Are Rechargeable Lithium-Ion Batteries Really More Expensive?

We pay very close attention to what consumers think about rechargeable lithium-ion batteries. As such, we get the fact that some people avoid rechargeable batteries because they cost more at the cash register.

Disposable Batteries: Like So Many Coins in a Jar

Believe it or not, disposable alkaline batteries were the primary impetus for starting Pale Blue Earth. Our company founders were shocked to learn just how many disposable batteries are being used and thrown into landfills.

What Batteries Are Compatible with My Device?

Battery compatibility used to be so much easier. Back in the day when disposable alkaline batteries were the only game in town, you didn't have a whole lot of choice.