Biofriendly DIY

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 […]

summer staycation ideas

Summer Staycation Ideas You and Your Family Will Love

Even though many people are looking forward to traveling, after having been under stay at home orders for much of the last year, you don’t have to go far to have a good time. In fact, a staycation is an economical and enjoyable way to unplug and get outdoors this summer. The great thing about […]

riding your bike

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? […]

home insulation

The Best Ways to Insulate Your Home This Winter

When we consider ways to be more eco-friendly around the house, there can be a tendency to think of technological solutions only. Expensive additions like solar panels can certainly be effective, but so too can the more ‘basic’ options, such as properly insulating your home. When you insulate your property, it is an effective way […]

sustainable habits

Sustainable Habits to Adopt for the New Year

With the New Year fast approaching, now’s the time to learn sustainable habits and practices you can adopt to better yourself and the environment. Here’s to a better year ahead! Sustainable Clothing Practices It might be a New Year and a new you, but I’d recommend thinking twice before buying that new coat without first […]

Guide to Green Holiday Shopping

We are weeks away from Christmas, and whether you’re ordering online or braving the in-store madness, The Biofriendly Podcast has got a few ideas on how you can keep your holiday shopping green. So get your list ready as we walk through some sustainable choices, why planning is everything, and is Noel one of Sioux City’s most infamous gangsters from the 1920s?

Funding your eco-business

A Guide to Funding Your Eco-Business Ideas

If you have a brilliant idea for an eco-friendly business, you might be anxious to get started with it as soon as possible. But, in the majority of cases, getting a business idea moving means finding the capital to start the project. And while there’s undoubtedly a need for more eco-business ideas moving forward, it […]

The Future of Farming with Craig Hurlbert

The challenges with our climate make it difficult for the agriculture business to maintain sustainability, so what does that mean for the future of farming? This week we invited Co-Founder/Co-CEO of Local Bounti, Craig Hurlbert, to talk about growing leafy greens indoors, how this will impact our food waste, and why the longest journey of lettuce should be a Pixar film!

building a zero-waste lifestyle

Building a Zero-Waste Lifestyle

With the effects of climate change being felt more and more with each passing year, we’re quickly reaching a point where people need to change their everyday habits. Though the greatest producers of greenhouse gas emissions are most at fault, everyone around the world needs to learn how to take action and do their part […]