Biofriendly DIY

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 […]

summer staycation ideas

Summer Staycation Ideas You and Your Family Will Love

Even though many people are looking forward to traveling, after having been under stay at home orders for much of the last year, you don’t have to go far to have a good time. In fact, a staycation is an economical and enjoyable way to unplug and get outdoors this summer. The great thing about […]

create sustainability

How to Create Sustainability in Your Urban Community

Many individuals view cities as high pollution regions. Though few individuals own cars in saturated urban areas, like New York City, emissions exceed rural areas. Fortunately, adopting a sustainable lifestyle can prevent and filter pollution, limiting environmental degradation. Individual alterations may make a small impact, and when a community works together, they can achieve significant […]

What is Guerrilla Gardening?

You’ve heard us talk about ‘ninja planting’ on The Biofriendly Podcast before, but we only just discovered that ‘guerrilla gardening’ is a thing… and we love it! This week we share the story of an L.A. man who transformed his city by illegally growing produce, the fate of our own ninja plants, and why will only grow Audrey II’s from now on.

pool heating

Heat Pump vs Solar Pool Heating

Swimming pool heating is big news. Pools are typically one of the biggest single investments homeowners make in their homes. Consequently, getting the most value out of them is a no-brainer, especially in cooler climates. So, this brings us back to the big news. If you can raise the temperature of your pool water by […]

water crisis

The Water Crisis: What to Know and How to Help

Water is life, as the saying goes, yet millions of people around the world lack access to clean water. The issue of water scarcity is effectively a crisis on several levels, affecting public health, education, and the global economy alike. Conservationists put the economic cost of the water crisis at $260 billion. Further, “nearly 1 […]

green logistics

Green Logistics: Strategies for Eco-Friendly Shipping

Research from IBM proves 57% of consumers would be willing to change their eCommerce shopping habits in an effort to reduce waste and be more eco-friendly. If over half your customers are asking for something – a change that helps protect the environment – it’s time to listen. Let’s explore a few green logistics’ strategies […]

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Biofriendly Reasons to Incorporate Biking Into Your Daily Activity

Between exercise, social opportunities, and the environment, there are many benefits to including cycling into your day. For some people, cycling is already a standard part of their day, but if this isn’t the case for you, is there any way to work it into your own day? In short, yes. Don’t be afraid of […]