The Bees Knees

You often hear about how important bees are for the planet, but what are some of the ways we can help the bees survive? This week, Noel and Jacob buzz around some ways you can BEE helpful by planting certain flowers, steering clear of hard to pronounce pesticides, and serving up cosmos to save the bees!

Sustainable Health and Fitness

It’s a brand new year which means that a lot of us are working on ways to get focused, get organized, and get back in shape! This week Noel and Jacob flex their muscles around what’s the latest tech to make us green fitness machines, learn that even an Olympic cyclist can barely power a toaster, and that we both miss the guilt trips from our Wii Fit.

2020 New Year’s Special with Clayton Cogswell

As we finally reach the end of 2020, Noel and Jacob invited their incredibly talented director pal, Clayton Cogswell, on the show to review some of the challenges we faced over the past year followed by the silver linings we found along the way. Whether it was learning to rise from the ashes or experiencing a connectedness with our loved ones from home, each of them share stories to uplift and inspire you as we say Happy New Year and Auld Lang Syne-off!

Feel-Good Movies Holiday Special with Shawn Kohne

For what we hope to be an annual holiday tradition, The Biofriendly Podcast welcomes comedian, actor, editor, movie-buff, and friend of the show, Shawn Kohne to help wrap up 2020 with some feel-good films that helped keep our spirits up during this challenging year! Shawn lassoed our hearts with his favorite stories, Jacob talks about his beautiful cry, and Noel has some notes for J.J. Abrams.

The Environmental Impact of Toys

We know that Santa is on his way and loading lots of toys and goodies on his sleigh, but what is being done by some of the biggest toy companies in the world to help their environmental impact? This week we unwrap the problem of making toys too biodegradable, remind you to pay those playthings forward like Toy Story taught us, and Noel and Jacob reminisce about their favorite toys!

Eco-Friendly Feasts with Jerry James Stone

You know when you’ve ordered something online and it arrives on your front porch in a box and you open that box only to find another box, and another, and another, and… well you get the idea. It’s the holiday season and as we toss our gifts in the mail, Noel and Jacob unpack the problems with how we ship our gifts, some eco-friendly alternatives that will keep your stuff safe, and could your old socks and underwear be the gift that keeps on giving?!

Holiday Shipping the Green Way

You know when you’ve ordered something online and it arrives on your front porch in a box and you open that box only to find another box, and another, and another, and… well you get the idea. It’s the holiday season and as we toss our gifts in the mail, Noel and Jacob unpack the problems with how we ship our gifts, some eco-friendly alternatives that will keep your stuff safe, and could your old socks and underwear be the gift that keeps on giving?!

What the Frack?!

Hydraulic fracturing, also known as ‘fracking,’ can be a hot button topic when discussing the environment. This week Noel and Jacob drill into the subject, weigh the pros and cons of this resource gathering process, and stress the importance of relaxed and groovy buildings. 

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Everyday Hacks to Make Your Office Embody Ethical Values

Creating an ethical office today is not just about including eco-friendly details – it’s about ensuring none of your choices are harmful to the planet or the people around you. There are many things to keep in mind when doing so, from the way you commute to smaller details like your personal accessories. So, here […]

Teaching Sustainability in Schools and to Our Children

To preserve this planet’s existing, natural resources it is essential that we take measures to improve our ability to conserve energy, reduce waste and increase our overall sustainability. When we talk about sustainability, we are referring to the ability to sustain our own needs without putting the needs of our children, grandchildren and future generations […]