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Fresh and Local

Today’s Biofriendly Image of the Day goes to this spread of fresh, autumn vegetables picked from a local farm. Not only does everything look really tasty, but the colors are extremely bright and beautiful. Kind of inspiring! Makes me want to do a little shopping at a local farm or farmers’ market in order to […]

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4 Biofriendly Activities to Celebrate the Autumnal Equinox

Autumn is officially here. Now this doesn’t mean it’s time to change your clocks back (if your state/area observes Daylight Savings Time), it simply means the Autumnal Equinox aka Autumn Equinox aka Fall Equinox is upon us. So, summer is officially over for those north of the equator and fall has arrived. What Is the […]

Earth Day: 5 Ways You Can Help Put an End to Plastic Pollution

April 22nd is Earth Day. Now a global event, more than a billion people in 192 countries around the world are expected to take part. While each year’s focus may be a little different, the overall objective remains the same: to forward the environmental movement and get the people of Earth (as individuals, groups, cities, […]

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Reusable Products: When You Can Use This Instead of That

One of the simplest ways to be eco-friendly and lower your environmental impact is to switch to reusable products. One-use products may be marketed as being more convenient in the short term, however long-term damage adds up quick. Why do we need so many plastic, one-use items? It makes more sense, financially and otherwise, to […]

20 Eco-Friendly Activities For When Time Falls Back

While sleeping in will likely top the list of things most people want to do when Daylight Savings Times comes to an end this Sunday morning (November 6th, 2016), we wanted to give you a few other options. Gaining an extra hour means you can start your day off bright and early. Yes, you could do a […]

4 Creative Ways to Have Eco-Friendly Fun This Summer

Summer’s just around the corner, and soon families around the country will be celebrating the warm weather by hitting the pools, going on bike rides, and embarking on family vacations. This year, though, why not try to incorporate some eco-friendliness into your summer activities? It’s easy to do, and it will be good for both […]

It’s Easy Living Green: 12 Apps to Help

Image by Don O’Brien / Creative Commons Do you fall prey to routine habits out of convenience or do you take extra steps to embrace sustainability concepts in your daily life? It seems in recent years being busy has become the rule rather than the exception. With busy comes convenience and sometimes convenience means having […]

10 Green Actions That Can Dramatically Improve Our Cities

When people talk about “going green” or doing actions that are considered to be more environmentally-friendly, they are often talking about actions someone can do on a personal level. There are green actions, however, that cities and local governments can take that will dramatically improve not only our quality of life, but the air we […]

Eco-Friendly Ways to Brighten Your Holiday Mood

Image by Carrie / Creative Commons The holidays are here and if your life is anything like mine, you’re pretty busy right about now. I still have gifts to buy, presents to wrap, packages and cards to send, e-cards to put together and send out, and a whole slew of activities, parties and events to […]

7 Green Holiday Shopping and Gift Ideas

Image by Jenn Deering Davis / Creative Commons December is here and the holidays are just around the corner. Before you know it, the holidays will have come and gone and we will be ringing in the new year. But for those of you (me included) who haven’t managed to finish their holiday shopping, here […]