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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 […]

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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 […]

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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.

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7 Useful Tips to More Sustainable Gardening

Sustainable gardening refers to farming in an eco-friendly and smart manner. It is a unique way to give back to the environment by using organic farming methods. Sustainable gardening is farming without using fertilizers and pesticides that can affect our water and soil. These farming methods can help reduce waste and also preserve natural resources […]

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Electric Vehicles and Their Importance in the 21st Century

It’s fair to say climate change is the defining problem of the 21st century (so far, at least). CO2, while not the most dangerous greenhouse gas, is the one we produce in quantity—and with transportation responsible for 28% of CO2 emissions in the US, it’s also one we can significantly reduce by transitioning to electric […]

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The Good Earth: How Rollbacks on Environmental Regulations Will Impact the World

As devastating as the COVID-19 pandemic has been, there is, at least, something good to have come from it. When the world went into lockdown, for just a little while, our Earth got a bit of a reprieve from the abuses we humans heap upon it. In China, carbon emissions fell by more than 25% […]