This week on The Biofriendly Podcast we welcome Danielle Doggett, who is the co-founder and Managing Director of SAILCARGO INC. in Costa Rica where they are constructing a zero emission sailing cargo ship from scratch known as the Ceiba! As Danielle hoists the sails on clean shipping, Noel discovers he needs to come up with 500k, and Jacob decides to become a sustainable stowaway.
This week on The Biofriendly Podcast we welcomed sustainable designer, Imani Hamilton, to share a bit about her environmental call to action, what exactly goes into designing products for sustainability, and a helpful acronym to remember environmental choices to prevent climate change. We also learn that Noel has a blast at karaoke and that Jacob just might have to give up his petroleum powered Playstation.
Around 70% of the world’s cocoa beans come from West Africa, but the due to the extreme poverty of the region the chocolate industry has struggled to prevent child labor for decades. As Noel and Jacob take a bite out of sustainable choices, they share some ways you can keep ‘Big Chocolate’ accountable and promise not to cancel chocolate.
This week on The Biofriendly Podcast, Jacob does his best to figure out what Green Hydrogen is all about and then repeat it back to Noel. In the end it turns out that electrolyzing water is like the Tunnel of Love, 2020 might be the growing pains we all needed, and no mater what we can’t give up!
When it comes to our food delivery system around the world, packaging plays a pivotal role for food’s accessibility, nutrition and long-term storage. This week we welcome friend of the podcast, Mustan Lalani from Tetra Pak, to share about the new environmental ‘Go Nature. Go Carton.’ campaign, the company’s pledge to make a difference for climate change, and Mustan’s promise to let Noel and Jacob crash on his couch after one too many root beers.
This week on The Biofriendly Podcast we welcome conservation biologist Dr. Mark Chandler to talk about Earthwatch, a 50-year-old organization that empowers environmental research in action by connecting regular people with scientists. Dr. Chandler teaches Noel and Jacob that they can practice this ‘citizen science’ from their own backyards to all around the world– or even at their first rodeo.
Most of us have grown accustomed to throw-away culture as companies continue to make technology obsolete from the moment we take it home. This week Noel and Jacob talk about a few cool resources that are available for fixing what you own, the positive environmental impact of slowing consumerism, and that we just might be surrounded by astronauts.
It’s September and this year’s Coastal Cleanup Day has become Coastal Cleanup Month! That’s why we welcomed our guest James Pribram, founder of the California non-profit ECO-Warrior Foundation, to tell us about his mission to inspire and motivate people to clean up our coast and how this all began on a Hot Summer Night!
When it comes to the topic of Nuclear Energy, most of the public’s perception has been darkened by Chernobyl and even TV shows like The Simpsons with images of glowing green goop. But this week, Noel and Jacob present how Nuclear Power could be crucial in our transition towards creating sustainable, carbon-free energy!
Nearly 12,000 lightning strikes hit California over a 72 hour weekend in August which ignited some of the biggest wildfire’s in the state’s history– which begs the question as to why are there more storms, more fires, and what can be done to prevent it from happening? During this week’s episode of The Biofriendly Podcast one thing is abundantly clear to Noel and Jacob, and that is you NEVER mess with Smokey the Bear!