sustainable living

How to Create a Sustainable Neighborhood in Your Community

The conversation around sustainability is increasing. As we experience more environmental, economic and social troubles, the need for refreshed, sustainable strategies grows.  One of those strategies is creating sustainable neighborhoods. Sustainable neighborhoods are simply neighborhoods that put environmental, economic and social health at the forefront of their development. The benefits of creating an eco-friendly neighborhood […]

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Why It’s Important to Buy Local

As top scientists warn humans are running out of time to stop the worst ravages of climate change, more people want to do their part to prevent catastrophe. Recycling is only part of the battle — avoiding significant damage will require additional changes in how people live. Nearly everyone buys groceries and household necessities, but […]

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How to Create An Eco-Friendly Backyard for Your Summer Get-Togethers

Once summer rolls around, everybody wants to get outside and enjoy the sun. Your backyard must be ready for another season of hosting gatherings and late-night cookouts. As a bonus, you could spruce up your yard with sustainable design tips. When redecorating, you want to keep the wildlife also calling it home in mind. Do […]

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How to Welcome Nature Into Your Home This Spring

The sights and sounds of spring bring a sense of renewal and refreshment. Ice melts into running water, green buds unwrap on tree branches and birds fill the air with songs of welcome. Unfortunately, responsibilities can reduce the time you get to spend outside.  An easy solution is to bring nature indoors. Studies have shown […]

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Pros and Cons of Having Trees in Your Garden

A well-kept, mature garden can boost the appeal of any home. For your own sense of enjoyment and relaxation, private outdoor space can work wonders since connecting to nature is known to be excellent for combatting stress, as well as improving mental health and wellbeing. If you’re thinking of selling your home, a gorgeous garden […]

This Week In Green – Feb 25, 2022

If you’re wondering what’s the latest and greatest in green news this week, The Biofriendly Podcast has got you covered for February 25, 2022. This week we’ve got how Minecraft is teaching kids about climate change, greenhouses going red, guerrilla gardening on hoverboards, manatees are eating salad, and more! 

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How to Turn Your Yard into a Healthy Ecosystem

The recent COP26 climate conference was overwhelming for many of us. The conference highlighted the scale of our climate crisis and the need for collaboration at the international level.  For most, the conference left feelings of disconnection and being overloaded. However, we must not forget we can make a real difference — even if it’s […]

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How to Exercise More Sustainably at Home

While the pandemic and the 26th Conference of the Parties (COP26) have stolen many headlines in recent months, there is still an onus on all of us to collectively work towards combating the major threat of climate change. Not only are polar bears in danger of becoming extinct by 2100, but atmospheric carbon dioxide is […]

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Biofriendly Fall Activities You and the Kids Are Sure to Love

As we begin the trek into the holiday season, I figured now would be as good a time as any to lay out some biofriendly fall activities you and your kids are sure to love. What’s nice about these activities is many are designed to get you unplugged, outdoors and into nature. Others are geared […]

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How to Adapt Your Gardening Practices for a Changing Climate

The changing climate is sure to have a huge impact on the way we manage our gardens, and our gardening practices, from the rise in temperatures to the erratic weather that’s increasingly likely over the coming years. Finding ways to ensure your garden is more resilient will be the key to maintaining a beautiful outdoor […]