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? […]

sustainable grocery store

Grocery Stores Have Room To Grow In The Effort To Being Sustainable

With the tangible effects of global warming, consumers are more concerned with sustainability than ever before. While businesses like grocery stores, with the 2030 Paris Agreement deadline looming over their heads, should be making greater strides toward net-zero emissions.   Yet a recent study found while customers were willing to spend more for eco-friendly products and […]

What is BioChar?

This week on The Biofriendly Podcast we discuss something called BioChar, and explore how scientists are trying to save koalas and more!

oil well

Why More Oil Drilling in the US Won’t Lower Gas Prices

Gas prices have been skyrocketing again. One solution people think will solve the high costs is for the U.S. to drill its own oil and use it domestically, but it’s not that simple. Many moving parts work together to make up the gas prices you see at the pump. In 2008, gas prices were at […]

conscious decluttering

Green Tips for Conscious Decluttering

Spring cleaning and decluttering your home is a great opportunity to start fresh, get rid of things you don’t need, and update things requiring attention. It’s also an excellent time to examine your home life and consumption habits to find ways to live more sustainably.  How we live our lives and manage our homes has […]

bottled water

The Environmental Footprint of Bottled Water + Solutions (Water Filters)

Plastic has made its way into many aspects of our lives, from clothing manufacturing to bottles and containers. The usefulness of plastic has, unfortunately, quite a few drawbacks as many industries use it abusively, and we all know just how bad plastic is for the environment. The bottled water industry is one that contributes the […]

ride a bike

10 Biofriendly Reasons to Get Out and Ride a Bike

If you haven’t already heard, May is National Bike Month and, as such, it’s the perfect time to bring up the benefits of riding a bike. Bike riding isn’t just for kids or professional riders. Hoping on a bike and pedaling around town can have numerous health benefits for pretty much anyone at any age. […]