The Future of Farming with Craig Hurlbert

The challenges with our climate make it difficult for the agriculture business to maintain sustainability, so what does that mean for the future of farming? This week we invited Co-Founder/Co-CEO of Local Bounti, Craig Hurlbert, to talk about growing leafy greens indoors, how this will impact our food waste, and why the longest journey of lettuce should be a Pixar film!

Less Wasteful, More Thankful

Gathering around the table to feast with loved ones is a Thanksgiving tradition, but it can also be a time where we fight, overindulge, and lose sight of what we should be grateful for. This week, we talk about some simple choices that might help the holiday be less wasteful, why the turkey would’ve been a better national bird, are Noel and Jacob a couple of goodfellas?

Does an App Make a Difference? with Maxime Leroux

Do you want to make a difference every single day? There’s an app for that! This week The Biofriendly Podcast welcomes Maxime Leroux, creator of the One Save/Day app which encourages users to do just one eco-friendly action each day. As a young student, Maxime tells the story about how he built the app from scratch, the evolution of buttons, and why every town needs to have a square!

Don’t Kill That Spider!

We all know that arachnophobia is a real fear, but it’s important to learn more about our eight-legged friends and how important they are to our environment! This week we unraveled the web of lies around some spider myths, shared non-lethal techniques to send them packing, and why Jacob has a built-in deterrent that drives spiders and Noel insane.

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.

Can Car Care Be Sustainable?

We all dread seeing that check engine light appear in our cars, but did you know that proper vehicle maintenance is the more sustainable choice? This week on The Biofriendly Podcast we talk about everything from oil changes to car washes, why road rage is bad for the environment, and is Noel an expert on 1970s fashion??

Nature… You Scary!

It’s the spooky season once again, and Mother Nature has cooked up quite a few scares of her own on this week’s episode of The Biofriendly Podcast. From gigantic flowers that smell like rotting flesh to blood-soaked vacation spots in the Arctic, we explore some of the most horrific natural occurrences around the world that just might be caused by… faeries?!

Hispanic Business Going Green with Ramiro Cavazos

This week we traveled all the way to Las Vegas to sit down with the President of the U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (USHCC), Ramiro Cavazos, to discuss their commitment of representing the needs of citizens and small business owners. As we learned more about how the USHCC actively promotes the growth and development of more than 4.7 million Hispanic-owned businesses, we also discussed the importance of being on the cutting-edge of environmental needs, and why you should never gamble with a set of headphones. 

Geoengineering: Creative or Crazy?

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?

Can Dairy-Free Ice Cream Be Delicious? with NadaMoo!

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?