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6 Interior Remodeling Projects That Have a Low Impact on the Environment

Climate change is a primary consideration in 2020. Before acting, many people stop and second guess the impact their decisions will have on the environment. The real estate world is no exception. Therefore, if you are planning some upcoming interior renovations, choose the following remodeling projects to limit your home’s impact on the environment.  1. […]

The Biofriendly Podcast - Episode 87 - Sustainable Design with Imani Hamilton

Sustainable Design with Imani Hamilton

This week on The Biofriendly Podcast we welcomed sustainable designer, Imani Hamilton, to share a bit about her environmental call to action, what exactly goes into designing products for sustainability, and a helpful acronym to remember environmental choices to prevent climate change. We also learn that Noel has a blast at karaoke and that Jacob just might have to give up his petroleum powered Playstation.

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.

The Biofriendly Podcast - Episode 85 - Green Hydrogen

Green Hydrogen

This week on The Biofriendly Podcast, Jacob does his best to figure out what Green Hydrogen is all about and then repeat it back to Noel. In the end it turns out that electrolyzing water is like the Tunnel of Love, 2020 might be the growing pains we all needed, and no mater what we can’t give up!

The Biofriendly Podcast - Episode 84 - Go Nature. Go Carton. with Mustan Lalani

Go Nature. Go Carton. with Mustan Lalani

When it comes to our food delivery system around the world, packaging plays a pivotal role for food’s accessibility, nutrition and long-term storage. This week we welcome friend of the podcast, Mustan Lalani from Tetra Pak, to share about the new environmental ‘Go Nature. Go Carton.’ campaign, the company’s pledge to make a difference for climate change, and Mustan’s promise to let Noel and Jacob crash on his couch after one too many root beers.

The Biofriendly Podcast - Episode 83 - Citizen Science with Dr. Mark Chandler from Earthwatch

Citizen Science with Dr. Mark Chandler from Earthwatch

This week on The Biofriendly Podcast we welcome conservation biologist Dr. Mark Chandler to talk about Earthwatch, a 50-year-old organization that empowers environmental research in action by connecting regular people with scientists. Dr. Chandler teaches Noel and Jacob that they can practice this ‘citizen science’ from their own backyards to all around the world– or even at their first rodeo.

The Biofriendly Podcast - Episode 81 - ECO-Warrior Foundation with James Pribram

ECO-Warrior Foundation with James Pribram

It’s September and this year’s Coastal Cleanup Day has become Coastal Cleanup Month! That’s why we welcomed our guest James Pribram, founder of the California non-profit ECO-Warrior Foundation, to tell us about his mission to inspire and motivate people to clean up our coast and how this all began on a Hot Summer Night!

The Biofriendly Podcast - Episode 80 - Noel And Jacob Go Nuclear

Noel and Jacob Go Nuclear

When it comes to the topic of Nuclear Energy, most of the public’s perception has been darkened by Chernobyl and even TV shows like The Simpsons with images of glowing green goop. But this week, Noel and Jacob present how Nuclear Power could be crucial in our transition towards creating sustainable, carbon-free energy!

The Biofriendly Podcast - Episode 79 - Don't Mess With Smokey

Don’t Mess With Smokey

Nearly 12,000 lightning strikes hit California over a 72 hour weekend in August which ignited some of the biggest wildfire’s in the state’s history– which begs the question as to why are there more storms, more fires, and what can be done to prevent it from happening? During this week’s episode of The Biofriendly Podcast one thing is abundantly clear to Noel and Jacob, and that is you NEVER mess with Smokey the Bear!

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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% […]