riding your bike

Why Riding Your Bike Is So Beneficial

To many people, riding your bike is a no brainer. It is how you get around town, it’s your favorite form of exercise and it’s something you couldn’t do without. To others, riding a bike isn’t their first go-to activity. However, since May is National Bike Month, we wanted to go over why riding your […]

Let’s Go Ride A Bike | Tuesday Tip

As you already know, we are big fans of the benefits of riding a bike at Biofriendly Planet. Walking and biking reduces air pollutants, reduces congestion, and the need for new parking lots and roadways.

environmental pollution and sleep

How to Minimize the Impact Environmental Pollution May Be Having on Your Sleep

It may seem strange to say, but did you know environmental pollution might be keeping you up at night? Air, light, and noise pollution may be contributing to the fact 35% of Americans are not getting enough sleep. And that is a problem capable of leading to serious health issues. What is proper sleep? Most […]

forest bathing

How to Go Forest Bathing, and Why You Should

The assertion that we are in danger of losing touch with nature is not exactly groundbreaking stuff. More than half of the world’s population lives in urban areas, with hectic lifestyles in performance-driven economies making us ever more stressed, anxious and ill. Not only are we struggling to switch off and recharge, but also we […]

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How to Benefit from Nature: Inside and Out

This month’s Biofriendly DIY is all about how to benefit from nature both inside and out. Now, when I say inside and out, I mean a few things. I mean how nature can be beneficial to you inside the home as well as outside the home. I also mean, and maybe more importantly, how nature […]

eco-friendly workout

Eco-Friendly Workouts: 5 Ways to Green Up Your Fitness Regime

In an attempt to lead a more environmentally-friendly, sustainable life, you might make positive changes like recycling and reusing, supporting small local businesses, saving energy at home, and the like. All of this can help you start living a pollution free life, but there’s one more change that can make a big impact. You can […]

light pollution

Light and Noise Pollution and Its Effects on Human Health

Modern society has certainly come a long way from our ancestral caves, but the modern lifestyle has become painfully detrimental to our health as well. The speed of technological progress has far outpaced our ability to adapt. One of the many consequences of this disharmony is pollution of the kind we’ve never faced before. That’s […]

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10 Eco-Friendly Actions to Help Improve Your Overall Well-Being

Paying attention to your own health and well-being is extremely important. This is true every day of the year, and even more so during a pandemic. When you’re feeling good, you’re likely to have a better outlook on life and it can even help you become more focused on your goals. Fortunately, we’ve got some […]

Relaxing at home

Improved Indoor Air Quality in 5 Simple Steps

As you may know, we’ve had an extremely harsh summer here in California (and along the west coast) with an outrageous number of fires. These fires have lead to very poor air quality. In fact, at one point, numerous cities along the Western U.S. were being reported as having the worst air quality in the […]

kitchen garden

Biofriendly Way to Grow Food Indoors

While your front or backyard may be a wonderful place to put a garden, where you can grow your own fruits and vegetables, not everyone has the space to do so. Some people have very small yards. Other people have no yards at all. For this reason, we wanted to share some tips from the […]