This week we discovered a legal loophole was used in order to save our bees, and a popular clothing manufacturer has developed fabric that absorbs CO2– but is there something else going on behind closed doors? You don’t want to miss this week’s Biofriendly Podcast where we bring you the latest and greatest green news.
If you’re interested in going green, or at least living a more eco-friendly life, you’ll want to know what materials were used to make the products you buy, as well as the process used to make them. You’ll also probably be interested in knowing whether the product is good quality and worth your money. We […]
With the New Year fast approaching, now’s the time to learn sustainable habits and practices you can adopt to better yourself and the environment. Here’s to a better year ahead! Sustainable Clothing Practices It might be a New Year and a new you, but I’d recommend thinking twice before buying that new coat without first […]
Since we all know that fast fashion is an environmental disaster, we need sustainable solutions for how we get dressed. That’s why this week on The Biofriendly Podcast we welcomed Alex Shadrow, also known as @Sustainabae on Instagram, to talk about creative ways to make your clothing last, becoming a secondhand fashion icon, and does every year have 12 seasons now?!
Buying used is a helpful way to be more sustainable! One person’s trash is another person’s treasure.
It’s no secret that we have been conditioned to consume the latest and greatest when it comes to stuff… especially clothing! This week we welcome Topper Luciani, CEO of Goodfair, a company that is putting thrift stores at your fingertips. Topper shares his story of how Goodfair came to be, Jacob confesses that he was a thrift store nerd, and turns out Noel is a Tick aficionado.
Did you know that plastic microfibers from our clothing are the source of 35% of all microplastics in the ocean? This week we are joined by Barbara Martinez from Conservation X Labs to tell Noel and Jacob about their challenge that will award $650,000 in prizes to winning innovations, how this could revolutionize textiles, and why curling teams need to make a comeback!
Faux leather, also mostly known as pleather, has been around for decades as the less-expensive alternative to real leather, but can often be a problem for the environment when made from plastic. Noel and Jacob uncover a world of pineapple chaps and apple skin handbags as they learn about some cool methods for making vegan leather that could revolutionize uniforms for vampire hunters!
This week on The Biofriendly Podcast we welcome Robert Luo, CEO and founder of the Los Angeles biotech start-up, Mi Terro, which converts food waste into sustainable material for clothing, packaging and medical supplies. Robert shares his inspiring story of how Mi Terro began, and that we don’t need to cry over spilled milk… we make it into a t-shirt!