Biofriendly DIY

water conservation habits to adopt

9 Water Conservation Habits You Need to Adopt

This month’s Biofriendly DIY is about water conservation. Water conservation is a serious topic of discussion, especially here in California where records show the state has just seen the driest year since 1924. The drought isn’t just prevalent in California either. Much of the Western United States has been experiencing drought conditions. It’s actually gotten […]

coastal cleanup

Simple Actions You Can Take for Coastal Cleanup Day (and Month)

This month’s Biofriendly DIY is putting the spotlight on International Coastal Cleanup Day and Coastal Cleanup Month. If you’re unfamiliar with these events, each year, the 3rd Saturday in September is designed as Coastal Cleanup Day. September, itself, is Coastal Cleanup Month. According to Surfrider Foundation, this global movement involves around six million volunteers in […]

diy hacks for biofriendly travel

DIY Hacks to Make Your Travels More Biofriendly

As summer will soon be coming to an end, we wanted this month’s Biofriendly DIY to include some DIY hacks you and your family can use to make your travels more biofriendly. Whether you’re heading out for a last minute trip, you want to fit in another quick adventure before the kids go back to […]

zero-waste picnic

How to Create a Zero-Waste Picnic or Backyard BBQ

For this month’s Biofriendly DIY article, we thought we’d give you a little insight into how to create a zero-waste picnic or backyard BBQ. Having an outdoor picnic or barbeque is something a lot of people do at this time of year. The weather is nice, kids are out of school and, after the last […]

Hack your happiness chemicals on your commute

Hack Your Happiness Chemicals On Your Commute

As many Americans are back to the daily commute, we challenge you to ask yourself: Am I making the most of my commute?  Are you spending your ride into work micromanaging your daily schedule, worrying about the dishes you left in the sink, or driving a little too fast to make up for hitting the snooze button one too many […]

green your holiday shopping

Ways to Green Your Holiday Shopping Experience

We love green holiday trees, decorative greenery and the green of money, so why not add some extra green to your holiday season, in the form of eco-friendly shopping. Whether you choose to shop with local retailers this season, or shop online, there are many ways you can ensure your holiday shopping experience is as […]

enviro friendly apartment

7 Factors to Consider When Searching For an Environmentally-Friendly Apartment

With the health of our planet becoming an increasing concern worldwide, and younger generations being more environmentally-conscious than ever before, sustainability has emerged as one of the most popular and fastest-growing trends among rental apartments. However, that doesn’t necessarily make the search for green living spaces any simpler, especially when it comes to more competitive […]

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Green at the Top: Ideas to Make Your Roof Eco-Friendly

The roof is the one part of your home that isn’t often thought about in terms of its eco-friendly possibilities. But, if you make the right choices, your roof can help boost the environmental benefits of your home. So, it is important to understand the various strengths and weaknesses of each type of roof. Here, […]

Heal Your Skin, Heal the Planet: with Dr. Barbara Paldus

Have you ever stopped and wondered when we suddenly switched from bars of soap to overly-fragrant plastic bottles of cleansing body wash? This week we sat down with Dr. Barbara Paldus, CEO of Codex Beauty Labs, to learn more about the history of soapy showers, why minimalism is key in sustainability, and discuss Noel’s perfectly understandable red spots that are completely normal.

how to make the most of a vegan diet

How to Make the Most of a Vegan Diet

Adopting a vegan (or vegetarian) diet seems like a logical step for anyone wanting to minimize their environmental impact and be a better dweller of Planet Earth. After all, research shows food from animal sources makes for one of the main contributors to carbon emissions, freshwater use, water pollution, and air pollution. However, while a […]