Recycle Wind Turbines By Eating Them?

By 2050, it’s estimated that we will have 12 million metric tons of wind turbine blades to throw away, so how do we prevent all of them from ending up in a landfill? This week on The Biofriendly Podcast we discuss the ways of recycling wind turbines into everything from concrete to candy, why you should hold on to your nickels, and does Noel do the greatest tap dance routine in history?

Hopper Pockets and the Challenge of Eating More Insects

In Western cultures, most of us get the heebie-jeebies when we see bugs, but in most countries around the world, insects are routinely eaten and even enjoyed. This week on The Biofriendly Podcast we talk about insects as food, the benefits they have on our environment, and what are Hopper Pockets and how can we get some?

Aim for smaller portions | Tuesday Tip

We often forget that we are part of a much larger ecosystem and that our poor health so often results in a poor environment as well. 

Architectural Algae

The Earth provides so many natural resources for us to utilize responsibly, and the latest environmental buzz is all about algae! From carbon-neutral fuels to high-protein food, microalgae is even being used to… build buildings? This week we break down the benefits of architectural algae, can you turn it into clothing, and why you should never build a chili dog stand next to a scenic cliffside.

What is a Flexitarian?

KFC is working with a Russian bio-printing company and McDonalds is releasing something called a McPlant, but what does this all mean for our fast food of the future? This week we discuss what it means to be a flexitarian, how soon food will be able to appear out of nowhere like a sci-fi movie, and is Jacob actually a young Fred Krueger?

Keep the oven door shut | Tuesday Tip

When baking, try to resist the temptation to peek at those cookies every 2 minutes to see if they are ready yet.

Embrace Meatless Mondays | Tuesday Tip

Meatless Mondays are a great way to improve your health and it’s a simple way we can all help prevent climate change!

sustainable eating habits

6 Tips to Make Your Eating Habits More Sustainable

We look for longevity and sustainability in our homes and health, but it goes well beyond that. Sustainability is leading the way in 2021, with significantly more options for sustainable eating habits. When JBS, the world’s largest supplier of beef, chicken and pork, experienced a ransomware attack in May, many realized the importance of making […]

Sustainable Sugar

This Biofriendly Podcast is pretty sweet! Sugarcane is the most produced food commodity in the world, so as you can imagine it has a significant impact on many environmentally sensitive regions. This week Noel and Jacob talk about what’s being done to improve the sugar industry, some sweet sugar alternatives, and do we have to fight bears in hand-to-hand combat to get honey?!

Regenerative Agriculture with Jyoti Stephens

This week we welcome Jyoti Stephens from Nature’s Path to talk about regenerative agriculture, and the story of how they came to be North America’s first organic cereal manufacturer in 1985. As Jyoti teaches us more about organic farming, Noel is surprised to learn that healthy food can also be delicious, and Jacob pledges to never stop eating in 2021.