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How Schools Can Encourage Kids to Be Healthy and Eco-Friendly

What’s the best way for schools to teach kids about health and eco-friendly living? Get them involved! When children participate in hands-on activities, they’re more likely to remember the lessons they learned, all while having fun. Here are seven ways to teach kids to be kind to themselves and the environment. Ways to Promote Healthy, […]

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The Lasting Impact of Teaching Sustainability to Your Kids

Sustainability is a crucial topic kids of all ages can learn. However you choose to teach your child about making eco-friendly choices is up to you, but you shouldn’t avoid the subject. With climate change becoming a more serious threat than ever, your children need to know how they’re going to grow up in an […]

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How to Raise Earth-Friendly Children

Everyone has a role in protecting the planet, including the youngest family members. Indeed, climate change affects them the most, as reaching net-zero emissions by 2050 is critical to keeping global warming to no more than 1.5 C. Scientists warn of widespread catastrophe if humanity fails to achieve this goal.  Children are our future. How […]

Mustachio Bristlecone | Tuesday Tip

If you’re looking at today’s Tuesday Tip and scratching your head about what this is all about, you need to go check out The Legend of Mustachio Bristlecone! Biofriendly Planet believes in the magic of Mustachio Bristlecone and know that this will get children even MORE excited to plant and give back to our planet […]

Amping Up Earth Day

What if children around the world have been missing out on the gifts of an ancient tree spirit for thousands of years? This week Noel and Jacob build a bridge to Earth Day by revealing a magical new holiday 30 days later that will inspire generations to reconnect with nature, bake a pizza, and maybe sport a curly mustache!

The Biofriendly Podcast - Episode 86 - The Challenge of Sustainable Chocolate

The Challenge of Sustainable Chocolate

Around 70% of the world’s cocoa beans come from West Africa, but the due to the extreme poverty of the region the chocolate industry has struggled to prevent child labor for decades. As Noel and Jacob take a bite out of sustainable choices, they share some ways you can keep ‘Big Chocolate’ accountable and promise not to cancel chocolate.

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Teaching Children Sustainability Through DIY Projects

Children learn new things about the world every day. When they’re not discovering words or watching educational shows on TV, they build social and emotional connections with other people. It’s good to continually expand their knowledge, especially at home. You don’t need to start homeschooling or form lesson plans to teach your kids about things […]

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How to Talk to Children About Environmental Issues

A lot is happening in the world. Forests are burning, ice caps are melting, wildlife is being threatened and a virus is endangering humanity. On the other side of the coin, as much of mankind is currently under stay at home orders, air pollution levels have dropped dramatically, wildlife has been able to roam unhindered […]

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How to Get Neighbors Involved in Community Gardens

Starting a garden in your community that is open to all is an excellent way to increase community engagement and overall mood of those living nearby. Everyone can pick up some new gardening skills and save money by not having to purchase as much fresh produce from the grocery store. Below are a handful of ways you […]

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The Importance of Providing a Green and Healthy Environment for Your Child

As a parent, one of your biggest responsibilities is to provide a safe and healthy home environment for your child. It is also one of the biggest challenges, especially since children usually learn from the examples they are given at home. Teaching children how to preserve the environment and lead a sustainable lifestyle is the […]