Biofriendly DIY

National Get Outdoors Day

Family-Friendly Activities for National Get Outdoors Day

Saturday, June 11th is National Get Outdoors Day. This means it’s the perfect time to gather your family, and friends, and get outside for some family-friendly activities. Now, the idea behind National Get Outdoors Day is not only for people to get out and enjoy some time in nature, but it’s to do so locally. […]

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10 Biofriendly Reasons to Get Out and Ride a Bike

If you haven’t already heard, May is National Bike Month and, as such, it’s the perfect time to bring up the benefits of riding a bike. Bike riding isn’t just for kids or professional riders. Hoping on a bike and pedaling around town can have numerous health benefits for pretty much anyone at any age. […]

biofriendly transportation

Some of the Benefits of Making Biofriendly Transportation Choices

In this month’s Biofriendly DIY, we’re going to cover some of the benefits of making biofriendly transportation options. Your choice of transportation, whether it be personal or work-related, can have a significant impact on the environment. Choosing more biofriendly ways of getting to and from your destination can be good for your personal well-being, as […]

Valentine's Day as green as can be

Making Valentine’s Day As Green As Can Be

Valentine’s Day is one of those great, DIY holidays. You don’t actually have to get sucked into the commercialism of the day to enjoy it. You don’t need to go out and buy a box of chocolates, bring your loved one a store-bought greeting card or come home with fresh cut flowers to make it […]

housing

How the Housing and Climate Crises Are Connected

Among the many problems facing our modern world, the climate and housing market crises are two of the most significant. They might seem like independent issues on the surface, but climate change has a major impact on where you can live and what structures you can build.  Here are the notable ways climate change has […]

Butt Water and Backpacks on Rats!

As we all know it’s important to conserve water, but California is working on converting toilet our flushes into tap water! This week we discuss how we feel about this process as well as talk about a program that trains rats to become heroes! You don’t want to miss this week’s Biofriendly Podcast where we bring you the latest and greatest green news.

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Making Sense of Green Living Amidst False Advertising

Interest in buying eco-friendly products has spiked in recent times, especially among millennials and Generation Z. As sustainability becomes a trending value, many brands are aiming their marketing at environmentally-conscious people — but unfortunately, many don’t change their production or distribution practices to match their words. This practice, called greenwashing, can make it difficult for […]

Floating Cities, Cleaning Up Oil with Human Hair and More!

Did you know a company is building a floating city in South Korea to prepare for rising sea levels? Or that human hair might be the perfect solution for soaking up excess oil? This week on The Biofriendly Podcast we learn what a ‘blue tech’ company might be and what drives Noel crazy when he reads environmental articles!

wildfires

What Impact Do Wildfires Have On Our Environment?

Wildfires are unexpected disasters typically caused by lightning strikes, human-induced ignition and poorly contained prescribed burns.  Since 2000, nearly 70,072 wildfires have burned seven million acres of land in the United States yearly. As droughts and drier, hotter air becomes more prevalent with increasing climate change, so do wildfire events. California’s 2020 wildfire season was […]

National Get Outdoors Day

Family-Friendly Activities for National Get Outdoors Day

Saturday, June 11th is National Get Outdoors Day. This means it’s the perfect time to gather your family, and friends, and get outside for some family-friendly activities. Now, the idea behind National Get Outdoors Day is not only for people to get out and enjoy some time in nature, but it’s to do so locally. […]