Biofriendly DIY

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Why Riding Your Bike Is So Beneficial

To many people, riding your bike is a no brainer. It is how you get around town, it’s your favorite form of exercise and it’s something you couldn’t do without. To others, riding a bike isn’t their first go-to activity. However, since May is National Bike Month, we wanted to go over why riding your […]

biofriendly exercise

Biofriendly Ways to Get Exercise In Throughout The Day

Getting in your daily exercise is an important part of healthy living. Whether you get in 30 minutes a day, 60 minutes a day or more, getting your body moving can have all kinds of benefits. The question is…what kind of exercise do you want to do? Are you a runner? A bicyclist? A swimmer? […]

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How to Benefit from Nature: Inside and Out

This month’s Biofriendly DIY is all about how to benefit from nature both inside and out. Now, when I say inside and out, I mean a few things. I mean how nature can be beneficial to you inside the home as well as outside the home. I also mean, and maybe more importantly, how nature […]

spring cleaning

How to Jumpstart Your Spring Cleaning

Even though spring hasn’t officially arrived, now is the perfect time to jumpstart your spring cleaning and give your home a fresh start for the new year. This is especially important, because it’s very likely you’ve been spending a lot more time at home than usual due to the coronavirus. Plus, it never hurts to […]

commercial buildings

How to Make Commercial Buildings More Sustainable

UK properties are responsible for around 20% of the UK’s carbon emissions, according to the Committee on Climate Change. Business premises are of particular concern. In larger cities, such as London, commercial buildings account for over 70% of the city’s overall emissions. So, it’s understandable why companies need to pay close attention to the ways […]

Why Would We Mine the Sea?

Oceanographers have discovered trillions of polymetallic nodules on the Earth’s ocean floors, but how can we get to them without harming the environment? This week Noel and Jacob weigh the pros and cons of seabed mining, the problem with misinformation in the media, and do Nickelback make a guest appearance?

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 […]

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How to Use Donations to Slow Climate Change

The latest U.N climate report looks disturbingly bleak and the warnings are clear time is running out for us to make effective change. IPCC co-author Tamsin Edwards points out, “We are now committed to some aspects of climate change, some of which are irreversible for hundreds to thousands of years.” Fortunately, there are a few […]

Could Composting Actually Save the Planet? with Jon Reed

Composting is way easier than you think, yet so many of us are overwhelmed at the concept. That’s why this week we invited Jon Reed, the Founder/CEO of Compostic, a New Zealand company combating plastic waste with compostable cling wrap and resealable bags! Jon shares everything you need to know about composting, how laziness can inspire innovation, and why civil wars have been fought over beers.

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How to Create Sustainability in Your Urban Community

Many individuals view cities as high pollution regions. Though few individuals own cars in saturated urban areas, like New York City, emissions exceed rural areas. Fortunately, adopting a sustainable lifestyle can prevent and filter pollution, limiting environmental degradation. Individual alterations may make a small impact, and when a community works together, they can achieve significant […]