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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
When it comes to creatively cooling our global warming, scientists are dreaming up new ways to reflect heat away from the Earth through a process called geoengineering. This week we explore everything from painted streets to harnessing the power of volcanoes, why the Greeks are already keeping it cool, and does Keith even know what he’s talking about?
As we begin the trek into the holiday season, I figured now would be as good a time as any to lay out some biofriendly fall activities you and your kids are sure to love. What’s nice about these activities is many are designed to get you unplugged, outdoors and into nature. Others are geared […]
Everyone loves ice cream, but it’s important to find sustainable ways to enjoy that tasty treat. This week we stopped by NadaMoo! headquarters in Austin to sit down with President & CEO, Daniel Nicholson, and get the full scoop on their story, why Jacob wants to reclaim the word vanilla, and does Noel eat ice cream for breakfast?
The changing climate is sure to have a huge impact on the way we manage our gardens, and our gardening practices, from the rise in temperatures to the erratic weather that’s increasingly likely over the coming years. Finding ways to ensure your garden is more resilient will be the key to maintaining a beautiful outdoor […]
Since we all know that fast fashion is an environmental disaster, we need sustainable solutions for how we get dressed. That’s why this week on The Biofriendly Podcast we welcomed Alex Shadrow, also known as @Sustainabae on Instagram, to talk about creative ways to make your clothing last, becoming a secondhand fashion icon, and does every year have 12 seasons now?!
We currently live in a world barraged by plastic. Since 2010, scientists estimate 8 million metric tons of plastic have entered our oceans because of human waste. That’s approximately the same weight as 90 aircraft carriers. If we do nothing to counteract this current trend, the rate of plastic in our waterways is on track […]