What is De-Extinction?

The Tasmanian tiger may live once again as scientists attempt to resurrect the species that went extinct in 1936! This week on The Biofriendly Podcast we discuss the ‘de-extinction’ of species like the thylacine, the woolly mammoth, and even the Christmas Island rat. What does this mean for our environment, does Dr. Ian Malcolm / Jeff Goldblum have a say in it, and did the podcast transform into a radio play?

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10 Best Ways to Cut Plastic Out of Your Life

We use plastic every day, so beginning to cut it out of your life can seem overwhelming. Luckily, there are many options for reducing your single-use plastic consumption. Once you get started, it will become easier and easier to see where else you can make the switch from plastic waste to reusable products.  Below are […]

The Planetary Potential of 3D Printing

A team of scientists recently developed a biodegradable paper battery created with the help of 3D printing, so this week on The Biofriendly Podcast we discussed a few environmental pros and cons of this new technology. How does 3D printing work, what are the more sustainable options, and why do we need to ignore the movie Armageddon if we conquer space?

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10 Best Eco-Friendly Products to Use in 2022

Did you know, each year consumers in the U.S. discard 10 billion pounds of plastic into landfills? The problem with this is, plastic doesn’t decompose like paper and other non-organic substances, so it accumulates in our soil and oceans, polluting the earth and affecting marine life. This is why it’s so important to use eco-friendly […]

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10 Easy and Cheap Ways to Live Sustainably at College

College students use their time on campus to learn more about themselves and begin independent lives. If you are a college student, you may have decided to live a greener lifestyle, but how can you make it happen without a full-time income or a lot of control over your housing situation?  Here are a few […]

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How To Sustainably Grow and Develop Your Business

There is no question sustainable growth is the key to long-term success for any business. But, unfortunately, many entrepreneurs struggle with implementing sustainable practices into their company’s routine. This can often be due to a lack of knowledge or confusion about what sustainability actually means. In this article, we will discuss some of the best […]

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10 Innovative Green Technologies We’re Excited to See in Construction

Innovation in construction is bringing an exciting array of green technologies into the industry. These revolutionary developments benefit companies, clients, consumers and the planet.  Sustainable construction technologies range from appliances to foundations and everything in between. As these innovations develop further in the years ahead, they will make building one of the most environmentally-friendly industries […]

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15 Ways Construction Is Gradually Getting Greener

Construction produces 39% of all the carbon emissions in the world. The industry is making strides toward sustainability, but it still faces challenges. Some of the issues include the higher price of green technology and the lack of concrete action. Companies struggle to efficiently monitor sustainable practices. For example, some contractors don’t know the full […]

Use matches over lighters | Tuesday Tip

Unlike lighters, matches are made from wood or paper, which is easily biodegradable and won’t contribute to the waste problem in the world.

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Senior Steps to Leaving Behind a Better Planet

It’s not easy to ignore the numerous, hazardous, climate change disasters happening worldwide. Human actions like deforestation, livestock farming, emission of fluorinated gases, to name a few, have left catastrophic impressions on our environment. We’ve seen many heroes and heroines rise to make a change in our environmental habits and strive towards bringing about a […]