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We Really Do Want You to Buy Fewer Batteries

How often do you do business with companies that want you to buy fewer products? The whole idea seems absurd. Companies want you to buy as much as possible so as to boost their revenues...

What Materials Are Recovered Through Li-Ion Battery Recycling?

  Long-time Pale Blue Earth 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....

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...

3 Ways Scientists Are Working to Improve Lithium-Ion Batteries

The earliest work on lithium-ion batteries in the 1960s and 70s were to bring about a tremendous improvement over single-use alkaline batteries. Science improved on those early cells, delivering the first lithium-ion batteries in the...

Easy Ways to Reduce Your Energy Bill This Summer

Pale Blue Earth is a company committed to using our business and resources to support and promote sustainability and environmental responsibility. This mission is the foundation of our message of replacing disposable alkaline batteries with...

Making the Case for Replaceable Batteries on the Golf Course

If you are not an avid golfer, you might not know the sport has gone electronic. The days of heading to the course with little more than your clubs and a bottle of water are...

Does Form Factor Affect How Much Power a Battery Holds?

Pale Blue Earth sells rechargeable lithium-ion batteries in all the most popular form factors. These include AA, AAA, C, D, and 9V batteries. A common question in this regard is why these standard form factors...

5 Strategies for Reducing Your Own Waste Stream

The total volume of waste humanity produces is referred to as the 'waste stream'. We all contribute to it, potentially harming the planet in the process. Each of us have our own individual waste streams...