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sustainable transportation

Moving Forward with Sustainable Transportation

When you think of sustainable transportation, what comes to mind? As the world around us adapts to eco-friendly societal needs, our definition of transportation is dynamic and ever-changing.  We used to be centered on single occupancy vehicles and traffic jams. Now, we are beginning the shift toward public transit, ridesharing, and sustainable modes of transportation. […]

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Cooking During the Holiday Season

Happy holidays. I mean that more than ever. This year is basically an extreme sport, and we all deserve participation trophies for making it this far. Not kidding!  The holidays are challenging almost any year, and for 2020, even more so. The time usually spent running around buying gifts, attending holiday parties, and fulfilling family […]

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Biofriendly Holiday Shopping Tips

The holiday season is almost here and, according to predictions, holiday retail sales are expected to increase quite a bit this year. While Covid-19 restrictions and safety precautions will likely send the majority of shoppers online, you’ll still want to start planning your holiday gift-giving now, if you haven’t done so already. Planning ahead gives […]

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Biofriendly Ways to Conserve Water and Energy

In this month’s Biofriendly DIY we wanted to let you know about various ways you can conserve water and energy at home. While there’s no question taking steps to conserve water and energy is good for the environment, the bonus is it’s good for your wallet too. In addition, once you’ve begun taking these steps, […]

What is Guerrilla Gardening?

You’ve heard us talk about ‘ninja planting’ on The Biofriendly Podcast before, but we only just discovered that ‘guerrilla gardening’ is a thing… and we love it! This week we share the story of an L.A. man who transformed his city by illegally growing produce, the fate of our own ninja plants, and why will only grow Audrey II’s from now on.

pool heating

Heat Pump vs Solar Pool Heating

Swimming pool heating is big news. Pools are typically one of the biggest single investments homeowners make in their homes. Consequently, getting the most value out of them is a no-brainer, especially in cooler climates. So, this brings us back to the big news. If you can raise the temperature of your pool water by […]

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The Water Crisis: What to Know and How to Help

Water is life, as the saying goes, yet millions of people around the world lack access to clean water. The issue of water scarcity is effectively a crisis on several levels, affecting public health, education, and the global economy alike. Conservationists put the economic cost of the water crisis at $260 billion. Further, “nearly 1 […]

green logistics

Green Logistics: Strategies for Eco-Friendly Shipping

Research from IBM proves 57% of consumers would be willing to change their eCommerce shopping habits in an effort to reduce waste and be more eco-friendly. If over half your customers are asking for something – a change that helps protect the environment – it’s time to listen. Let’s explore a few green logistics’ strategies […]

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Biofriendly Reasons to Incorporate Biking Into Your Daily Activity

Between exercise, social opportunities, and the environment, there are many benefits to including cycling into your day. For some people, cycling is already a standard part of their day, but if this isn’t the case for you, is there any way to work it into your own day? In short, yes. Don’t be afraid of […]

Which Milk is Best for the Environment?

While folks on the internet are busy falling off stacks of milk crates, The Biofriendly Podcast is hard at work investigating milk alternatives for you. This week we discuss some of the challenges of dairy farming, the insatiable thirst of almonds, and did Elise survive her Fear Factor childhood challenges?