‘Twas the Night Before New Years by Carroll Cogswell Givens
Most are familiar with the famous Clement Clarke Moore poem that told the world of St. Nick, but not many know of the follow up poem called ‘Twas the Night Before New Years’ by an unknown author around the 1830’s named Carroll Cogswell Givens. Join us for our New Year’s Eve special where we test our improvisational skills… I mean, read the forgotten tale of one wild night in a bar that is certain to become a classic story!
What to Watch in 2022 with Shawn Kohne
Now back and better than ever and bearing baked goods, our dear friend Shawn Kohne returns to The Biofriendly Podcast for our holiday special! Shawn shares his Top 10 list of the best entertainment from 2022, Noel and Jacob’s family movie nights are sabotaged, and we continue to make much ado about nothing!
5 Simple Ways to Minimize Food Waste During the Holidays
The holidays are the perfect time of year to gather with family and friends, have fun, reminisce, make new memories and, of course, enjoy some tasty food. Unfortunately, food waste has become a significant issue during the holidays. Lucky for you, and the environment, we have 5 simple ways you can minimize food waste during […]
Thoughtful Ways to Clean Your Home That Support the Environment
The holidays are almost here, so it’s time to get out the mop and broom, start to tidy up and begin clean your home for receiving guests. The question is, how will doing so impact your carbon footprint? You might not often pause to reflect on how your cleaning choices impact the environment. However, everything […]
Santa is Real
We can all feel the magic in the air during the holiday season, but how exactly did a fourth-century bishop transform into the Santa Claus that we expect every year on December 25th? This week on The Biofriendly Podcast we travel back in time to the Netherlands to the origin story of Sinterklaas, share historical documents that uncover the truth about jolly old St. Nick, and how Noel experiences his own Christmas Carol each year.
4 Simple Ways to Make Your Holiday More Eco-Conscious
It’s time to break out the sweaters and decorations because the winter holidays are just around the corner. Christmas and all the winter holidays are many peoples’ favorite times of the year. It’s an opportunity to celebrate with loved ones and exchange gifts with each other. However, a number of the holiday traditions we hold […]
Tips to Make Your Black Friday Shopping More Eco-Friendly
Thanksgiving is coming up quickly, which means many people are already planning their Black Friday shopping sprees. Black Friday brings some of the largest sales of the year, just in time for Christmas and the winter holidays. But while those deals are fantastic for shoppers, they come with some major drawbacks. The seasonal increase in […]
Keeping Your Family (and Santa) Safe: How the Holidays Can Increase Indoor Air Pollution
Most people anticipate the holidays because they’re periods of fun and celebration. While you should look forward to your plans this year, you should also know how the holidays can increase indoor air pollution. So, we wanted to discuss how your family’s health and well-being could be affected this winter and what you can do […]
Making Valentine’s Day As Green As Can Be
Valentine’s Day is one of those great, DIY holidays. You don’t actually have to get sucked into the commercialism of the day to enjoy it. You don’t need to go out and buy a box of chocolates, bring your loved one a store-bought greeting card or come home with fresh cut flowers to make it […]
How to Know If Your Presents Are Really Eco-Friendly
Winter is on its way and storefronts everywhere are already announcing Christmas will be here soon. The celebration of Christmas has valuable religious and historical roots, but it’s turned into a marketing brouhaha in modern culture. In fact, the consumerist celebration of Christmas has turned many individuals against the holiday, especially when they consider the […]