Does Air Conditioning Harm the Environment?

As global temperatures rise, our dependence on air-conditioning only increases, which causes even more problems in the atmosphere. This week, Noel and Jacob talk about the challenges of living in arid climates, creative ways to cool down before bed, and can anyone fit their pillow in the freezer?

Are Carbon Offsets Actually Helpful? with Dr. Mark Trexler

The 2020 Olympics are about to start (in 2021 nonetheless) and the city of When it comes to tackling the challenges of climate change we often need a new perspective so that’s why this week we welcomed Dr. Mark Trexler from The Climatographers to The Biofriendly Podcast. Mark shares a new way of thinking that could bring about more collective action, how carbon offsets were first created, and how is this all like a pregnancy test?

Are the Tokyo Olympics Sustainable Enough?

The 2020 Olympics are about to start (in 2021 nonetheless) and the city of Tokyo has been hard at work to make sure these games are as green as they can be! This week Noel and Jacob talk about the positive eco-friendly improvements, what the naysayers have to say, and why the biathlon might be training future spies.

The Importance of Optimism with Grant Brown

The Biofriendly Podcast aims to be your beacon of light in a gloomy environment, and this week we welcomed the like-minded creator of Happy Eco News, Grant Brown. Grant has had a long career in clean technology and electrifying ships, and this week he shares his inspiration behind his positive environmental news website, the dangers of doom-scrolling, and how he was once put on the spot to speak to an audience of nearly 350 million people!

Regenerative Travel

As world travel begins to make its triumphant return, the tourism industry is poised and ready to make some positive changes with an initiative called ‘Regenerative Travel.’ This week on The Biofriendly Podcast we explore this new sustainable travel movement that aims to make our post-pandemic travel more eco-friendly, less crowded, and quite possibly allow Noel and Jacob to make the best/worst bathing suit choices for the beach!

Topper Luciani of Goodfair Talks Secondhand First

It’s no secret that we have been conditioned to consume the latest and greatest when it comes to stuff… especially clothing! This week we welcome Topper Luciani, CEO of Goodfair, a company that is putting thrift stores at your fingertips. Topper shares his story of how Goodfair came to be, Jacob confesses that he was a thrift store nerd, and turns out Noel is a Tick aficionado.

Eco-Friendly Pest Control

Pests have started to invade your home and garden and you want to get rid of them… but in a nice way. This week on The Biofriendly Podcast we share some eco-friendly options for pest prevention without toxic chemicals, Jacob tells the tragic tale of a lizard named Blue, and we discover that Noel is the savior of skunks.

Restore the Forests with Spencer Plumb

This week on The Biofriendly Podcast we welcomed Spencer Plumb from the National Forest Foundation to talk about the importance of natural fires, how trees are the OG carbon capture technology, and sometimes you have to save the world with the power of Excel spreadsheets!

How Hacking A Pipeline Affects The Environment

By now you’ve probably heard about the ransomware hack of the Colonial Pipeline which seized hundreds of millions of gallons of fuel in the USA, but did you know that the cybercrooks behind everything felt pretty bad about it? This week, Noel and Jacob talk about what happened to the pipeline, what this means for our energy grid, and that the apocalypse will revolve around toilet paper!

Where Does Our Recycling Go? with Jonathan Levy

This week we welcomed the @ZeroWasteGuy from social media to talk about the life cycle of our waste. Recycling is oftentimes not the solution, so Jonathan breaks down the process, how we can minimize our waste, and why are people on the internet such jerks sometimes