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?!

Can Microsoft Keep it Green? with Holly Beale

With Microsoft’s recent commitment to be carbon negative by 2030, we invited our good friend and Sr. Program Manager at Microsoft, Holly Beale to talk about how her company is putting their words into action! Holly shares with Noel and Jacob about her personal journey in sustainability, some memorable moments with data center communities, and of most importantly her preference in peanut butter!

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? 

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.

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?

Amping Up Earth Day

What if children around the world have been missing out on the gifts of an ancient tree spirit for thousands of years? This week Noel and Jacob build a bridge to Earth Day by revealing a magical new holiday 30 days later that will inspire generations to reconnect with nature, bake a pizza, and maybe sport a curly mustache!

The Biofriendly Podcast - Episode 57 - The Earth On Quarantine

The Earth On Quarantine

As we all continue to adapt to life indoors, the planet is seeing less air pollution, clearer waters and wildlife returning to their habitats. On this week’s podcast, Noel and Jacob discuss the positive environmental changes from our quarantine and learn that Jacob knows everything about dolphins.

7 Eco-Friendly Camping Tips

Camping is one of those activities many people have come to know as one of their favorite pastimes. There are many different ways to camp. Some people go “glamping” (glamorous camping), while others would rather stick to the more-traditional tent camping. Other people would rather rough it out in nature under the evening stars. Whatever […]

Nature Quotes to Help Inspire Your Love of the Great Outdoors

If you take a moment you will see that the beauty of nature can be found all around us. Unfortunately, not everyone gets to see it or enjoy it as much as we could and should. Those who live in big cities are not as close to nature and the great outdoors as those people […]