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Energy Innovation: Could Sand Power the Next Battery?

The world is in the midst of a renewable energy transition being propelled forward at a breakneck speed by the rising costs of oil and gas, climate change impacts and the increased availability of alternative technologies. One of the most significant challenges to the widespread adoption of renewable energy is providing a steady supply of […]

Flexible Solar On Every Surface with Phil Layton

This week we have a guest interview with Phil Layton, CEO of Pi Energy, which is a company developing thin, flexible, solar nanofilms that make it possible to install solar on almost any surface. We chat with Phil about new solar possibilities, how scientists are working to capture more power from the sun, why Noel and Jacob are dressed in America.

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Every Aspect of Construction Needs to Focus on Sustainability…Especially Project Managers

Sustainability is a popular value amongst consumers, but it also benefits professionals who embrace it. Project managers have an influential role in promoting eco-friendliness in construction to push the industry forward. You can focus on these aspects to integrate green practices into every part of the construction process. 1. Prioritize Sustainability in RFPs Minimizing carbon […]

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Tips to Make Your Black Friday Shopping More Eco-Friendly

Thanksgiving is coming up quickly, which means many people are already planning their Black Friday shopping sprees. Black Friday brings some of the largest sales of the year, just in time for Christmas and the winter holidays. But while those deals are fantastic for shoppers, they come with some major drawbacks. The seasonal increase in […]

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Biofriendly Fuel Conservation Tips We All Can Use

With gasoline prices between $5.00-$6.00/gallon here in California, I figured now would be a good time to talk about fuel conservation tips. So, in this month’s Biofriendly DIY, we’re going over actions you can take to help reduce your fuel consumption and make your travels a little more biofriendly. With the holidays coming up, we’re […]

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Photographer Samuel Sloss captures a small Octopus hiding in a shell beneath the waters of Lembeh Strait, Sulawesi, Indonesia.

An In-Depth Look at Beavers

Beavers are our furry, eco-friendly engineers on this planet. Their network of dams keep land irrigated, maintain water quality and ecosystem health, and even sequester carbon! This week on The Biofriendly Podcast we examine the beaver from every angle, share how crucial they are for the environment, and even receive a box of pies in the middle of the show. You don’t want to miss this episode! 

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Keeping Your Family (and Santa) Safe: How the Holidays Can Increase Indoor Air Pollution

Most people anticipate the holidays because they’re periods of fun and celebration. While you should look forward to your plans this year, you should also know how the holidays can increase indoor air pollution. So, we wanted to discuss how your family’s health and well-being could be affected this winter and what you can do […]

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Electric Vehicles and Their Impact on the Environment

Sales of electric vehicles (EVs) are rapidly increasing worldwide, particularly in countries like Norway, Iceland and Sweden. In 2021, sales numbers doubled from the previous year and the World Economic Forum suggests more EVs are sold per week than the entire number sold in 2012. The standard internal combustion engine (ICE) market experienced significant declines […]