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Is It More Sustainable to Live in a City or the Suburbs?

Cities and suburbs both have their advantages and disadvantages. Cities provide more entertaining nightlife and career opportunities, but suburban areas offer a more quiet, family-friendly setting. Each also impacts climate change slightly differently. Which option is better for sustainable living? Cities tend to be more eco-friendly and here are a few reasons why.  The City […]

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Building a Zero-Waste Lifestyle

With the effects of climate change being felt more and more with each passing year, we’re quickly reaching a point where people need to change their everyday habits. Though the greatest producers of greenhouse gas emissions are most at fault, everyone around the world needs to learn how to take action and do their part […]

Does Air Pollution Stay in Your Lungs?

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?

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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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How to Build an Eco-Friendly Pool This Spring

Pools are a residential luxury that can make sweltering summer days much more pleasant. Water features increase people’s happiness and boost their exercise levels, but they can be rough on the planet. Fortunately, building an eco-friendly pool is possible. You can utilize sustainable features to reduce energy expenditure and water waste. Coverings, filtration, heating, decks, […]

The Biofriendly Podcast - Episode 85 - Green Hydrogen

Green Hydrogen

This week on The Biofriendly Podcast, Jacob does his best to figure out what Green Hydrogen is all about and then repeat it back to Noel. In the end it turns out that electrolyzing water is like the Tunnel of Love, 2020 might be the growing pains we all needed, and no mater what we can’t give up!

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Unique Ways to Go Green on a Budget

In today’s fast-paced environment, we are becoming increasingly conscious of the impact our behaviors and lifestyles have on the planet. As we continue to face issues around the world, like climate change and economic crises, we also develop a greater awareness of how and where we invest our attention, time, energy, and resources. This, in […]

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The Good Earth: How Rollbacks on Environmental Regulations Will Impact the World

As devastating as the COVID-19 pandemic has been, there is, at least, something good to have come from it. When the world went into lockdown, for just a little while, our Earth got a bit of a reprieve from the abuses we humans heap upon it. In China, carbon emissions fell by more than 25% […]

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Car Recycling – It’s More Important Than You Might Think

The recycling logo is a staple in modern day culture. Anyone with a television has seen the ads encouraging people to “do their part,” and the ominous news segments warning about the impending doom of climate change. Most people have a general idea of what it means to recycle. We think about throwing plastic water […]

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The Technologies That Could Combat Climate Change

Climate change is the talk of the town these days and it’s not really hard to see why. Over the last year alone, there has been more flooding than ever before in central America, major forest fires running rampage throughout Australia and huge droughts hitting the Great Plains. There’s also more carbon dioxide in the […]