Biofriendly DIY

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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 […]

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. […]

cookies at holidays

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 […]

eco-friendly presents

How to Know If Your Presents Are Really Eco-Friendly

Winter is on its way and storefronts everywhere are already announcing Christmas will be here soon. The celebration of Christmas has valuable religious and historical roots, but it’s turned into a marketing brouhaha in modern culture. In fact, the consumerist celebration of Christmas has turned many individuals against the holiday, especially when they consider the […]

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How to Exercise More Sustainably at Home

While the pandemic and the 26th Conference of the Parties (COP26) have stolen many headlines in recent months, there is still an onus on all of us to collectively work towards combating the major threat of climate change. Not only are polar bears in danger of becoming extinct by 2100, but atmospheric carbon dioxide is […]

Less Wasteful, More Thankful

Gathering around the table to feast with loved ones is a Thanksgiving tradition, but it can also be a time where we fight, overindulge, and lose sight of what we should be grateful for. This week, we talk about some simple choices that might help the holiday be less wasteful, why the turkey would’ve been a better national bird, are Noel and Jacob a couple of goodfellas?

Ditch plastic

Going Plastic-Free: 5 Places in Your Life to Ditch Plastic

We all know plastic isn’t good for the environment. Every time you grab a water bottle at the convenience store, or load your groceries into single-use plastic bags, you’re contributing to a global problem that is destroying our oceans, harming wildlife and threatening human health. And the more you learn about this scourge, the more […]

eco-friendly holiday

Tips to Prepare Your Home for an Eco-Friendly Holiday Celebration

Give the environment a break this holiday season, from all the trash, waste and high price tags associated with holiday gatherings, by planning an eco-friendly holiday celebration! How could being eco-friendly be better than your normal celebration, you might ask? Follow these tips, to ensure your holiday plans are more earth-friendly, less expensive and more […]

Does an App Make a Difference? with Maxime Leroux

Do you want to make a difference every single day? There’s an app for that! This week The Biofriendly Podcast welcomes Maxime Leroux, creator of the One Save/Day app which encourages users to do just one eco-friendly action each day. As a young student, Maxime tells the story about how he built the app from scratch, the evolution of buttons, and why every town needs to have a square!