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Surprise Your Outdoorsy Loved Ones with Sustainable, Ethical, and Eco-Friendly Gifts

Every year we get a chance to surprise our outdoorsy loved ones with gifts, whether it’s for their birthdays, Valentine’s Day, or during the holidays. It’s one of the simplest ways to show love and affection. To make this year’s gift-giving even more special, we’re giving you a list of sustainable, ethical, and eco-friendly gifts […]

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Biofriendly Holiday Shopping Tips

The holiday season is almost here and, according to predictions, holiday retail sales are expected to increase quite a bit this year. While Covid-19 restrictions and safety precautions will likely send the majority of shoppers online, you’ll still want to start planning your holiday gift-giving now, if you haven’t done so already. Planning ahead gives […]

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Repurpose: 11 Things To Do With Your Old Cell Phone Other Than Throwing It Away

There’s nothing quite like opening up the box containing your brand new smartphone. The smooth, reflective glass and the shiny, slim body all provide pathways to modern social constructs and connections with the digital world. Now that you have a newer model, what should you do with the phone you no longer use? Rather than […]

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Biofriendly Ways to Conserve Water and Energy

In this month’s Biofriendly DIY we wanted to let you know about various ways you can conserve water and energy at home. While there’s no question taking steps to conserve water and energy is good for the environment, the bonus is it’s good for your wallet too. In addition, once you’ve begun taking these steps, […]

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10 Eco-Friendly Actions to Help Improve Your Overall Well-Being

Paying attention to your own health and well-being is extremely important. This is true every day of the year, and even more so during a pandemic. When you’re feeling good, you’re likely to have a better outlook on life and it can even help you become more focused on your goals. Fortunately, we’ve got some […]

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Biofriendly Way to Grow Food Indoors

While your front or backyard may be a wonderful place to put a garden, where you can grow your own fruits and vegetables, not everyone has the space to do so. Some people have very small yards. Other people have no yards at all. For this reason, we wanted to share some tips from the […]

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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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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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Biofriendly Ways to Improve Indoor Air Quality at Home

While the good news is carbon emissions have dropped around 17 percent in recent months, due to coronavirus quarantines put in place around the world, indoor air pollution continues to be an issue we’re all dealing with day in and day out. According to the EPA, the average American spends around 90% of their day […]

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Environmental Effects of Home Isolation

While the Coronavirus pandemic has affected nearly everyone in one way or another, the silver lining seems to be the required social distancing practices have given our environment a much-needed break. As a result of entire countries following home isolation protocols, put in place to help flatten the curve, the positive changes in the environment […]