Water and Energy Conservation Tips in Honor of #WorldWaterDay

World Water Day is a time when people can not only bring up the topic of water, its scarcity and how it relates to our energy sources, but it is a time when people can ban together to do something about it. Water plays an intrinsic role in our world. Not only do we need water […]

Eco-Friendly New Year’s Resolutions to Start Your Year Off Right

It’s that time of year again. Time to ring in the new year! To help you start your year off right, I wanted to give you a few eco-friendly new year’s resolutions you might want to add to your list. Some of the most popular new year’s resolutions involve losing weight, exercising more, making more […]

Clean Water: An Environmental Necessity

There are so many objects and possessions we mistakenly believe we “can’t live without”, that we sometimes forgot one of the most important environmental necessities: clean water. Without clean water, how will we keep hydrated? How will plants grow? How will we keep our bodies clean? If dirty water breeds bacteria and disease, then in […]

Sandals Earth Guard: Eco-Friendly Practices at Luxury Resorts

Flourishing businesses in the travel and tourism industry feel a strong responsibility to protect and preserve the communities and regions that have made them so successful. Sandals Resorts International is a Caribbean company at its heart. In fact, Gordon “Butch” Stewart, the founder of Sandals and Beaches, is Jamaican. He and the leaders of the […]

10 Eco-Friendly Water Tips to Help You Through Your Day

Water is one of the earth’s most valuable resources, it is also one that is intrinsic to life itself. Therefore, in honor of World Water Day 2013, which this year is focusing on water cooperation, I thought it would be good to share 10 eco-friendly water tips that can help you through your day. To […]

5 Tips to Reduce Your Water Footprint

In energy conservation, we always hear about ways to lower our carbon footprint.  Don’t get me wrong, reducing our carbon footprint is essential in making efforts to preserve this fragile environment, but we should also mention our water footprint just as much.  The average American household wastes roughly 159 gallons per day, whereas across the […]

Reduce: The Importance of Cutting Down Waste

Image by Alex Proimos / Creative Commons One of the most important steps, albeit one of the most simple, that any one person can take to curb their environmental impact is to reduce. The importance of cutting down waste, which starts with reducing consumption, is something people often overlook. Now the minimalist takes this to […]

7 Recycling Tips in Honor of World Oceans Day

Image by SF Brit / Creative Commons Friday, June 8th is World Oceans Day. Although only one day a year is officially set aside for celebrating and honoring our world’s oceans, there are steps that each of us can and should be taking every day to help protect and preserve the integrity of the oceans […]

World Environment Day: What Forests Mean to You

June is here and World Environment Day 2011 is right around the corner. On Sunday, June 5th UNEP (United Nations Environmental Programme) and millions of people around the world will be gearing their support and activities towards the theme of this year’s WED, “Forests: Nature at Your Service”. Why was this particular theme chosen? Well, […]

Biofriendlyblog’s Weekly Greens

Well, believe it or not we are already half way through February 2011. At this rate we’re going to blow right by spring cleaning and straight into biofriendly tips for summer before you know it. But before that happens, let’s get in this week’s Weekly Greens. Hope you enjoy! Image by sunshne954 1) A Quick […]