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Is Veganism Truly Good for the Planet? A Step-By-Step Analysis

Behind every widely accepted idea in the world, there is one or more cause the population believes to bear greater significance or meaning to our existence. One of these ideas is veganism. Many people switch to a vegan diet simply because they want to have a clean dietary pattern. Others may switch as part of […]

Gamers Going Green

Grab your controllers because a new player has entered the game… planet Earth! This week on The Biofriendly Podcast we discuss how the UN has launched an initiative to utilize gaming to teach kids about the environment, we dream up our own groundbreaking green games, and how is Noel in two places at the same time? 

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Why Riding Your Bike Is So Beneficial

To many people, riding your bike is a no brainer. It is how you get around town, it’s your favorite form of exercise and it’s something you couldn’t do without. To others, riding a bike isn’t their first go-to activity. However, since May is National Bike Month, we wanted to go over why riding your […]

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Climate Change and Its Impact on Our Weather

While global warming used to be the so-called phrase of day, climate change tends to be a little more accurate. Yes, it’s true, we’ve had some pretty hot days here in California. Then, with the rash of fires we had in 2020, the term “warming” isn’t too far-fetched. In fact, a Stanford study found the […]

Getting Down With Gravity

Not only is gravity a force to be reckoned with, but it turns out that the gravity of the situation could help replace lithium batteries one day. This week Noel and Jacob weigh-in on a new gravity powered facility in Scotland, discuss how renewable energy storage has changed the gravity game, and why bears dread their 40th birthday.

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How to Upgrade Your Home for a More Sustainable Future

Green savings and green living are constantly taking up attention in the mind of an eco-conscious homeowner. The impact each home improvement project has on both the Earth and a homeowner’s bank account factors heavily into their mindset. Fortunately, there are several home improvement activities that manage to overlap both concerns. Whether you’re prepping to […]

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How Smart Technology Can Make Your Home More Energy-Efficient

The eco-conscious movement recently found its way into the residential sector. You may spot solar-paneled roofs, electric cars, and rainwater harvesting systems in American suburban neighborhoods. These forms of green technology work to shrink one’s carbon footprint, protect the environment, and decrease the cost of utility bills. Adding smart technology to your home can also […]

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4 Tips to Be Able to Afford Solar in 2021

The previous year, and the ongoing pandemic, has been tough on all of us. In many households, various projects have been put on hold until the situation gets better. Financially speaking, families have become much more prudent and frugal with their spending decisions, but many are still considering solar energy as an investment worth making […]

Rice Is For the Birds with Paul Buttner

This week on The Biofriendly Podcast we welcomed Paul Buttner from the California Rice Commission to talk about how they’ve transformed the rice fields of the Sacramento Valley into a safe haven for millions of waterbirds, ducks and geese. Paul talks about his environmental journey from air pollution to wildlife conservation, and did the California Raisins steal all of rice’s thunder?

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How to Make Your Airbnb Rental More Energy Efficient

Statistics indicate two million Americans stay in an Airbnb on a daily basis. Therefore, it comes as no surprise, renting out your home can help to generate additional revenue. But, you have to practice your due diligence when it comes to regulating energy use, as the additional income you make, can get depleted by guests […]