An In-Depth Look at Beavers

Beavers are our furry, eco-friendly engineers on this planet. Their network of dams keep land irrigated, maintain water quality and ecosystem health, and even sequester carbon! This week on The Biofriendly Podcast we examine the beaver from every angle, share how crucial they are for the environment, and even receive a box of pies in the middle of the show. You don’t want to miss this episode! 

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Are Houseplants Environmentally Friendly?

Houseplants are becoming a popular design trend. They provide a beautiful aesthetic and a calming atmosphere. They also add a pop of color to your space. Besides, their design appeal plants also have some environmental impacts. Here are some of the benefits and drawbacks of this growing trend. How Do Houseplants Help the Environment  Besides […]

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Is It More Sustainable to Live in a City or the Suburbs?

Cities and suburbs both have their advantages and disadvantages. Cities provide more entertaining nightlife and career opportunities, but suburban areas offer a more quiet, family-friendly setting. Each also impacts climate change slightly differently. Which option is better for sustainable living? Cities tend to be more eco-friendly and here are a few reasons why.  The City […]

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15 Ideas to Make a More Eco-Friendly Home

Living a sustainable lifestyle isn’t as challenging as it may feel sometimes. Although you might have to consider new habits, your carbon footprint will shrink with a bit of time and effort. Anyone can improve their green values by using these 15 ideas to make a more eco-friendly home. Whether you have a tight budget […]

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How to Turn Your Yard into a Healthy Ecosystem

The recent COP26 climate conference was overwhelming for many of us. The conference highlighted the scale of our climate crisis and the need for collaboration at the international level.  For most, the conference left feelings of disconnection and being overloaded. However, we must not forget we can make a real difference — even if it’s […]

Don’t kill that spider | Tuesday Tip

Although they often give us the creeps, spiders are oftentimes the most important biological control of pests in and around homes, yards, gardens and crops.

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What Is Eco-Friendly Plumbing?

These days, homeowners are increasingly conscious of their impact on the environment. Many are making a concerted effort to adopt new, environmentally-friendly appliances and systems throughout their homes. Solar panels and energy-efficient lightbulbs are probably the first things that come to mind when you think of eco-friendly changes you can make in your home. However, […]

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Sustainable Lawns: 10 Eco-Friendly Changes to Make Your Lawn Greener

There’s nothing like a beautiful garden to spruce up your property. However, you may not have realized most yards aren’t eco-friendly because they require so many resources to sustain. That’s why homeowners may want to reconsider how they care for their yards. Here are 10 tricks homeowners can use to maintain sustainable lawns: 1. Collect […]

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Eco-Friendly Shipping: What You Need to Know

The push to go green is nothing new, but the movement has gained more traction in recent years, and eco-friendly shipping has now become an essential component for businesses. For a while, companies were able to skate by with performative or minimal green publicly known efforts, but customers expect more these days. The green movement […]

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How to Update Your Home in a Sustainable Way

Sustainable living has many benefits. Eco-friendly homes have lower levels of chemicals and harmful gases that can affect indoor air quality and be detrimental to your health. Making conscious choices on what you buy and bring into your home can help you reduce waste and lower your carbon footprint, and the overall effect can save […]