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4 Reasons Why House Construction Is Becoming More Sustainable

Sustainability is quickly becoming a construction industry trend. Most people know sustainable practices promote positive environmental impacts. However, many people don’t realize there are other reasons why construction is becoming more sustainable.  Sustainable construction presents an array of benefits beyond the realm of eco-consciousness. In fact, many supporters have jumped on the bandwagon thanks to […]

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Green Up Your Vehicle: How to Approach Car Repair and Maintenance with a Conscience

More and more car owners are concerned the way they repair and maintain their cars has a significant impact on the environment. While no one expects you to leave your car to morph its color to ‘dust brown’, spending gallons of shampooed water for regular cleaning is just as bad. Still, there are many environmentally-friendly […]

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5 Must Haves When Building a Modern Energy Efficient Home

Choosing a site for an energy-efficient home is similar to planting a tree in your garden. In order for it to thrive, you need to take into account things such as the composition of soil, the amount of sun, shelter from winds, etc. When considering a passive home, you need to determine which part the […]

So Cal Park First in Country to Become a Certified Zero Emission Green Zone

On Thursday, February 26th, the City of South Pasadena’s Garfield Park is schedule to receive its official certification from the American Green Zone Alliance for becoming the first municipal park in the country to achieve the status of a “Certified Zero Emission Green Zone.” In an effort to keep its city beautiful, and lower the harmful pollutants residents in the local […]

50 Ways to Make Your Life More Environmentally-Friendly

Image by Enokson There is a lot of talk about going green. Thankfully governments, businesses and individuals around the world are beginning to take actions to back up that talk. From opting for alternative energies such as wind, hydro or the solar panels at Verengosolar.com to switching to lower emission transportation options, from growing their […]

Weekly Greens (Saturday Edition)

Image by Tambako Well, the week has come and gone so this edition of Biofriendlyblog’s Weekly Greens will be a Saturday Edition. Now, if you are anything like me you try and keep up with your RSS feed, twitter feeds, FB feeds and other sites that give you the latest and greatest. Unfortunately we’re not […]

e6: Build Your Dream with Zero Emissions

Image from BYD.com Back in January 2010, Chinese automaker Build Your Dream (BYD) announced they were looking at joining the U.S. Market and bringing their zero emission e6 to the U.S. by the end of this year. Two months later, the media reported that BYD was looking at moving their operations to Los Angeles. Then […]

Partial Zero Emission Vehicles

When it comes to reducing vehicle emissions you usually hear about electric or hybrid vehicles, but what about the PZEV (partial zero emission vehicle)? Are PZEVs just hype and a way for auto makers and states to say they are making a difference or are they genuinely part of the solution to lower emissions and […]