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The Environmental Impact of Car Use and Maintenance During COVID-19

A properly maintained car not only performs better and costs less to run, but it can help protect the planet. Of course not using your fossil fuel car at all, which has become far more common since the start of the pandemic, can also help. Let’s take a slightly friendlier look at the implications of […]

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New Wind Solutions Are a Big Win for Conservation

When most people think about renewable wind energy, they imagine clean, blue skies, fluffy clouds and a well-placed lens flare as a gloss-white, mill-blade splits the sun. It is a beautiful image representing the promise of a cooler and healthier tomorrow. What I think of is, a Wedge-Tailed Eagle dipping and dodging (fighter pilot style), […]

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The Top Eco-Friendly Materials to Repave Your Driveway

Driveways are a low-maintenance part of your property, but they need some attention every so often. Repaving touches up cracks and weathering, which makes it an ideal renovation project. It becomes more of a challenge when you want your home to align with your sustainable lifestyle, but not if you learn about the top eco-friendly […]

9 Eco-Friendly Travel Products and Tips

I think you have probably already heard about the global plastic pollution of our earth and oceans. According to studies, more than 11 billion plastic items lie on coral reefs in the Asia-Pacific region. About 8 million tons of plastic go into the ocean every year.   Traveling for many years on my own, I can […]

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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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Green up Your Business Fleet: Efficient 5-Step Approach to Reduce Environmental Impact

Eco-consciousness and the raised environmental awareness brought forth the need to start looking for solutions that will allow us to reduce our carbon footprints. This is particularly true for various businesses and especially for those putting a lot of vehicles on the road. Carbon emissions, as well as the price of gas and oil, are […]

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Greenifying the Automotive Industry: The Sustainability of Electric Vehicles

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you are probably aware of the ongoing global warming crisis. Harmful carbon emissions play a big part in worsening this environmental issue and according to a 2019 report: the transportation sector causes about 24% of these hazardous CO2 emissions worldwide. This is where electric cars come in. They […]

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11 Easy Ways to Live a More Eco-Friendly Life

When you hear people talk about going green, they might mention carpooling or declining straws at restaurants. These are little changes that catch on quickly with your friends, so you’ve considered jumping in, too. Many people like the idea of living a sustainable lifestyle to help the Earth, but you might not know where to […]

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How Electric Bikes Provide Sustainable Transportation Solutions

For a long time, people simply weren’t ready to give up the comfort of their car on their daily commutes. But with the rising popularity of electric bikes, things are changing, and fast. Cities around the US are investing in infrastructure that will encourage a new generation of cyclists – a welcome change, considering that […]

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Why You Should Recycle Scrap Metal: 5 Environmental Benefits

Each of us can see the effects of global warming with our own eyes, that’s why most of us are no longer discussing whether we need to do something about it, but how to do it. Recycling is one of the easiest and most popular ways of helping the environment. It’s free, time-effective and can […]