We often hear about the world’s problems with air pollution, but what exactly are we breathing in out there and does it stay in our lungs? This week on The Biofriendly Podcast, we separate the smog from the particulate matter, learn more ways to reduce emissions, and is it dangerous to light your farts on fire?
Eco-consciousness and the raised environmental awareness brought forth the need to start looking for solutions that will allow us to reduce our carbon footprints. This is particularly true for various businesses and especially for those putting a lot of vehicles on the road. Carbon emissions, as well as the price of gas and oil, are […]
At this point, the majority of people are aware we’re in need of urgent environmental policies. The Earth’s resources we’ve been taking for granted are not infinite and we’ve witnessed pollution taking the lives of humans as well as animals. Although we are fully conscious of the serious threat caused by global warming, we still […]
Living an eco-friendly life is something we all should be doing. Even if you don’t go 100% “all in” right away, you can make some simple changes to your day-to-day that’ll make your life more eco-friendly starting today.
In the past century and a half, air quality around the world has grown less and less healthy. One prominent example is sulfur dioxide emissions, demonstrated by this chart, which spans more than 150 years. As more than 4 million people die every year due to ambient (outdoor) air pollution, it is clear poor air […]
It is easy to dismiss the notion of self-driving vehicles as a pipe dream, but it isn’t. It’s closer to reality than most people think, with fully autonomous cars, buses, and trucks possibly on the road in a couple of years from now. And if that seems a rather optimistic prognosis, then consider this Tech Emergence […]
Driving can be costly at times, not only to your wallet and bottom line, but to the environment as well. Improving your fuel efficiency is a simple yet effective way to save yourself a little money and lower the volume of harmful emissions coming from your vehicle. Map Your Route Ahead of Time Figuring out […]
Although some people beg to differ, the actions we take can and do have an impact on the environment around us. Simple actions such as recycling your plastic containers instead of tossing them in the trash, or choosing to walk instead of driving your car, do make a difference. In fact, it is often the […]
Unless you drive an electric vehicle (EV) seven days a week or use public transportation 100% of the time, the thought has probably crossed your mind as to what you can do to save money at the gas pump. I mean who doesn’t want to pay less for gas? Who isn’t interested in having a few extra bucks? Who wouldn’t […]
While going out and buying a hybrid or electric vehicle may seem to be the best way to start driving greener, it’s not necessarily the smartest, nor is it the most feasible. In some instances, it could be more harmful to the environment to trade in your car than just keep it and learn how to drive […]