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Have You Had the Chance to Use the USB-C Port Yet?

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We have been excited about USB-C since it hit the market. We are now working hard to equip our AA and AAA batteries with USB-C ports (C, D, and 9V already have two ports on...

Make This the Summer You Switch to Rechargeable Batteries

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  This past winter was a long one. With COVID still a problem in so many places, many of us wondered if we were in store for yet another spring and summer of mask wearing...

Earth Day 2022 Is Coming – How Will You Celebrate It?

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  For more than 50 years, people around the world concerned about the health of the planet have celebrated Earth Day. Recent data suggests that some one billion people participate in Earth Day celebrations every...

2 Ways Lithium-Ion Batteries Can Be Made Even Better

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It is no secret that Pale Blue Earth is all-in on lithium-ion batteries. We believe they beat disposable alkaline batteries at every level. We also think they are superior to Ni-Cad and NiMH products for...

Batteries: Both Literal and Figurative Power Sources

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If you had to define a battery, how would you do it? Batteries can be defined scientifically as structures that hold potential energy. They give us literal power to run electronic and electric devices. But...

Why Lithium-Ion Batteries Are Among the Best in the Business

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We recently made the choice to move from older USB technology to the newer USB-C standard. That means new Pale Blue Earth USB-C rechargeable AA, AAA, C, D, and 9V batteries. However, one thing we...

Electronic Door Locks: Batteries Make a Difference

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Have you noticed how popular electronic door locks have become? Even if you don't have them in your home, there is a good chance that at least several homes in your neighborhood are equipped with...

How We Got from USB 1.0 to USB-C

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  Technology evolves. That is how we got from disposable alkaline batteries to USB-C rechargeable lithium-ion batteries. But getting from there to here wasn't just an evolution of battery technology. It was also an evolution...

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

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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...