Biofriendly DIY

kitchen garden

Biofriendly Way to Grow Food Indoors

While your front or backyard may be a wonderful place to put a garden, where you can grow your own fruits and vegetables, not everyone has the space to do so. Some people have very small yards. Other people have no yards at all. For this reason, we wanted to share some tips from the […]

vehicle on road

How to Effectively Lower Vehicle Emissions

In this Biofriendly Planet DIY series, we’re going to go over some driving tips to help you effectively lower vehicle emissions. Now that summer is here, and people are anxious to get outdoors to enjoy the warmer weather, travel plans will be on the rise. Whether you’re planning to head out for a short road […]

kitchen nook with plants and windows

Biofriendly Ways to Improve Indoor Air Quality at Home

While the good news is carbon emissions have dropped around 17 percent in recent months, due to coronavirus quarantines put in place around the world, indoor air pollution continues to be an issue we’re all dealing with day in and day out. According to the EPA, the average American spends around 90% of their day […]

How to Minimize Food Waste

Welcome to the brand new column on Biofriendly Planet known as the Biofriendly DIY! Here we hope to share our best ‘do-it-yourself’ ideas to help you be more green at home.

Does Air Conditioning Harm the Environment?

As global temperatures rise, our dependence on air-conditioning only increases, which causes even more problems in the atmosphere. This week, Noel and Jacob talk about the challenges of living in arid climates, creative ways to cool down before bed, and can anyone fit their pillow in the freezer?

plastic free swaps

Plastic-Free Swaps to Make for the Good of the Environment

No matter when and where you grew up, you’ve probably become well-aware of the various plastic one- and single-use products on the market today. In fact, many of us grew up with the mistaken belief these products were a great “convenience” in our lives. Plastic-free was not a word we heard often and, when we […]

sustainable eating habits

6 Tips to Make Your Eating Habits More Sustainable

We look for longevity and sustainability in our homes and health, but it goes well beyond that. Sustainability is leading the way in 2021, with significantly more options for sustainable eating habits. When JBS, the world’s largest supplier of beef, chicken and pork, experienced a ransomware attack in May, many realized the importance of making […]

Are Carbon Offsets Actually Helpful? with Dr. Mark Trexler

The 2020 Olympics are about to start (in 2021 nonetheless) and the city of When it comes to tackling the challenges of climate change we often need a new perspective so that’s why this week we welcomed Dr. Mark Trexler from The Climatographers to The Biofriendly Podcast. Mark shares a new way of thinking that could bring about more collective action, how carbon offsets were first created, and how is this all like a pregnancy test?

data uses to help the planet

How Data’s Multi-Faceted Uses Can Help the Planet

Data collection happens on a cosmic scale. As many as 1.145 trillion megabits of data are collected every day. And while the computing power and energy use involved present their own environmental concerns, the transparency and insights generated from data have the potential to make a difference in global sustainability.  Data use is multi-faceted. This […]

manufacturing sector image

3 Tips for Prioritizing Sustainability in the Manufacturing Sector

The impact of climate change on the planet and its finite resources is undisputable, and while environmental impact is at the forefront of global priorities, so is industrial growth. So, how can these two elements coexist without impacting production levels? Finding the right balance and making the switch to sustainable alternatives is the way forward. […]