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How Dog Food Can Reduce Your Pet’s Carbon Footprint

Animal lovers and pet parents can’t imagine life without their little furry buds. However, even as more families are welcoming pets into their homes, environmentalists are consistently raising concerns about the alarming growth in their pet’s carbon footprint. Studies indicate the meat ingredients in pet foods alone contribute close to 64 million tons of carbon […]

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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 […]

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Zero Waste: 5 Things You Can Do To Create Less Waste

Most of you know all too well just how serious an issue climate change continues to be. Sea levels on the rise, water shortages being seen across the globe, and ice caps continually melting at an unprecedented rate. If something isn’t done about it soon, the world as we know it will become a very […]

Green Innovations Transforming Concrete and Cement

Anywhere you go, you’ll likely see concrete as part of buildings, homes and other structures. That’s because it’s the most commonly used building material. With that said, it comes at a cost. The Problems With Concrete Although concrete has been the most popular building tool for decades, it takes a toll on the environment in a few […]

The Biofriendly Podcast - Episode 36 - Carbon Conversion

Carbon Conversion

After being spun into a state of delirium after a week of preparing to move, Jacob tries to grapple with the topic of carbon conversion as Noel nerds out on membranes and they consider a side career in the margarita salt business.

Deforestation: A Few Solutions That Can Change The Future

As we can see, the world is on an extreme urge to slow down the pace of climate change by saving water, preserving wildlife, and planting more and more trees. Undoubtedly, trees inevitably hold a significant part to slow the progression of global warming. If the mass destruction and deforestation continue, it will harm the […]

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National Arbor Day: Trees and Climate Change Mitigation

Today is National Arbor Day. Arbor Day was originally founded by J. Sterling Morton back in 1872 and is celebrated each year on the last Friday in April. The idea behind Arbor Day was simple; set aside a special day for tree planting. Now, each year, we celebrate National Arbor Day by planting more trees. […]

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5 Environmentally-Friendly Benefits of Nurturing Trees in Your Yard

Homeowners are often aware of the superficial appeal of trees in their landscaping, but little more. While they appreciate the beauty of a flowering dogwood or a maple’s changing leaves, the value of dogwoods, maples, elms, sycamores and other common species isn’t purely aesthetic. These trees have a purpose. When you look past their vibrant […]

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Alternative Fuels for Mass Transportation

Even as politicians debate whether or not the climate of the planet is changing, numerous corporations and research facilities have started to take up the sustainable mantel – and for good reason. When the United States released its Fourth National Climate Assessment, the numbers looked grim. As such, looking into alternative fuels for mass transportation […]

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Walk Among the Trees

Today’s Biofriendly Image of the Day goes to this forest and its beautiful tree-lined path. As the Chinese proverb goes, “The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is now.” There’s no question we all need trees in order to survive. Trees absorb carbon dioxide, provide oxygen, act […]