Eco-friendly shopping Black Friday

Tips to Make Your Black Friday Shopping More Eco-Friendly

Thanksgiving is coming up quickly, which means many people are already planning their Black Friday shopping sprees. Black Friday brings some of the largest sales of the year, just in time for Christmas and the winter holidays. But while those deals are fantastic for shoppers, they come with some major drawbacks. The seasonal increase in […]

reasons you should care about sustainability

10 Reasons Why You Should Care About Sustainability

Why should you care about sustainability? For one, because it’s the right thing to do. We only have one planet and we need to take care of it. Additionally, sustainability is good for business. More and more consumers are interested in buying from companies practicing sustainability, so it’s a smart business move to make sure […]

Ways the planet impacts the body

3 Ways the Planet Impacts the Body

When it comes to health, most people focus on their own behaviors and habits. Even when our doctors talk to us, they primarily focus on what we should be doing to keep our bodies in good condition — i.e., eat right, exercise regularly, get enough sleep, don’t smoke, don’t drink alcohol, etc. However, there are […]

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Best Ways to Live Sustainably in the Summertime

Summer is the perfect time to enjoy vacations and bond with family! Although while you relax, consider how you can help the planet. Here are some ways you can live more sustainably this summer.  1. Open Up Your Windows  Letting in natural sunlight is a simple way to lower your electricity bill. It reduces the […]

Which Countries Generate the Most Waste and What You Can Do

Municipal solid waste (MSW) production is a global ecological challenge. This year, many countries established sustainability regulations to decrease adverse climate change effects. A significant concern about global waste production is the related greenhouse gas emissions. Nations can shrink their carbon footprints by decreasing MSW. Three countries are generating the most pollution, which limits conservation […]

how to make the most of a vegan diet

How to Make the Most of a Vegan Diet

Adopting a vegan (or vegetarian) diet seems like a logical step for anyone wanting to minimize their environmental impact and be a better dweller of Planet Earth. After all, research shows food from animal sources makes for one of the main contributors to carbon emissions, freshwater use, water pollution, and air pollution. However, while a […]

indoor air pollution sources

How to Find and Limit Sneaky Sources of Air Pollution in Your Home

Residents can shrink their carbon footprints by reducing the greenhouse gas emissions associated with their homes. Minimizing local air pollution can enhance ecological conservation and protect community members’ health, whereas inhaling emissions may cause asthma and other respiratory illnesses. Reducing air pollution also enhances climate change prevention measures. You can consciously increase your home’s sustainability […]

Does Air Pollution Stay in Your Lungs?

We often hear about the world’s problems with air pollution, but what exactly are we breathing in out there and does it stay in our lungs? This week on The Biofriendly Podcast, we separate the smog from the particulate matter, learn more ways to reduce emissions, and is it dangerous to light your farts on fire?

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How to Minimize the Impact Environmental Pollution May Be Having on Your Sleep

It may seem strange to say, but did you know environmental pollution might be keeping you up at night? Air, light, and noise pollution may be contributing to the fact 35% of Americans are not getting enough sleep. And that is a problem capable of leading to serious health issues. What is proper sleep? Most […]

What’s Up with the Stratosphere?

Whatever happened with the hole in the ozone layer? Could we dim the sun by launching chalk dust into the sky? This week, Noel and Jacob study our stratosphere and discuss some of the ways we protect our planet from UV rays… all with the help of the Cheddar Dynasty.