Should We Be Afraid of Gas Stoves?
Gas stoves recently became a trending topic as click-bait articles claimed they were being banned forever! This week on The Biofriendly Podcast we set the record straight and fire up a conversation about cooking indoors, what it all means for our indoor air pollution, and Noel gets passionate about Grease the movie musical.
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 […]
How to Find and Limit Sneaky Sources of Air Pollution in Your Home
Residents can shrink their carbon footprints by reducing the greenhouse gas emissions associated with their homes. Minimizing local air pollution can enhance ecological conservation and protect community members’ health, whereas inhaling emissions may cause asthma and other respiratory illnesses. Reducing air pollution also enhances climate change prevention measures. You can consciously increase your home’s sustainability […]
Choose Ecofriendly Paints | Tuesday Tip
The risks to health may be greater due to exposure to air pollution indoors than outdoors.
Tips to Green Your Outdoor Space at Home
Our homes are our sanctuaries these days, with most of us leaving much less often. Home has become the office, school, play and relaxation, all-in-one – leaving many of us with far less space than we thought we had! It’s time to incorporate whatever type of outdoor space you have into your daily routine. Opening […]
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 […]
Correlation Between Indoor Air Pollution and Plants
If your apartment is filled with plants, you already know about the multiple benefits these wonderful things bring. Besides making your home look a lot better, there’s a strong link between air pollution and plants. And even though new studies suggest plants don’t have the extended air purifying features we thought, having them in your […]
Biofriendly Ways to Improve Indoor Air Quality at Home
While the good news is carbon emissions have dropped around 17 percent in recent months, due to coronavirus quarantines put in place around the world, indoor air pollution continues to be an issue we’re all dealing with day in and day out. According to the EPA, the average American spends around 90% of their day […]
20 Ways You Can Be Greener Today Than Yesterday
Adding a little more green into your daily routine doesn’t have to take a lot of time, nor does it need to be costly and complex. In actual fact, taking steps to go green can be relatively painless…at least when it comes to some of the basics.