Biofriendly DIY

water conservation habits to adopt

9 Water Conservation Habits You Need to Adopt

This month’s Biofriendly DIY is about water conservation. Water conservation is a serious topic of discussion, especially here in California where records show the state has just seen the driest year since 1924. The drought isn’t just prevalent in California either. Much of the Western United States has been experiencing drought conditions. It’s actually gotten […]

coastal cleanup

Simple Actions You Can Take for Coastal Cleanup Day (and Month)

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 […]

diy hacks for biofriendly travel

DIY Hacks to Make Your Travels More Biofriendly

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 […]

zero-waste picnic

How to Create a Zero-Waste Picnic or Backyard BBQ

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 […]

spring cleaning

Go Green While You Spring Clean! 6 Eco-Friendly Cleaning Alternatives for Your Home.

Is there anything better than getting rid of winter dust bunnies and grime after months of cold-weather hibernation? Annual spring cleaning is a pastime people traditionally participate in worldwide. However, many commercial cleaning solutions are made with harmful chemicals that pose a risk to you, your family, your pets, and the environment. According to the […]

sustainability goals

How to Plan Short-term and Long-term Sustainability Goals

Adopting sustainable practices is clearly a responsibility for everyone. We all interact with the environment and, as such, we need to protect it. This is something we’ve known for a long time and yet the fact remains we’re teetering on the precipice edge of a climate emergency. One thing we need to accept is we […]

This Week In Green – Apr 29, 2022

This Week in Green is back as we share the latest environmental news with sponge cities, hydrogen ferries, the death of styrofoam, and super okra goo! And in our final segment we address Hollywood’s latest efforts to go green and all the ways we think they can do much better.

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How to Welcome Nature Into Your Home This Spring

The sights and sounds of spring bring a sense of renewal and refreshment. Ice melts into running water, green buds unwrap on tree branches and birds fill the air with songs of welcome. Unfortunately, responsibilities can reduce the time you get to spend outside.  An easy solution is to bring nature indoors. Studies have shown […]

composting

What Impact Could California’s New Composting Policy Have on Waste Reduction?

Developed countries, like the U.S., are establishing national sustainability regulations. Waste reduction measures can minimize surface-level and atmospheric pollution and improve the planet’s health.  A significant quantity of pollution comes from food waste. The agricultural industry uses large amounts of resources and energy to produce food, and when it expires, all those efforts are wasted. […]

springtime crafts

7 Springtime Crafts to Celebrate Earth Day With the Family

Since the first Earth Day in 1970, billions of individuals worldwide have participated in events every April 22 to protest ecological degradation and promote environmental stewardship and awareness. The earth is warming rapidly, with the global temperature rising 0.14°F every decade since 1880 and 0.32°F per decade since 1981. With increasing surface temperatures come greater […]