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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 […]

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How to Jumpstart Your Spring Cleaning

Even though spring hasn’t officially arrived, now is the perfect time to jumpstart your spring cleaning and give your home a fresh start for the new year. This is especially important, because it’s very likely you’ve been spending a lot more time at home than usual due to the coronavirus. Plus, it never hurts to […]

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6 Ways To Make Furniture Shopping More Sustainable

Furniture is one of the biggest investments we make when adding personality to our homes.  Choosing the right additions can provide comfort, elegance and charm, but, unfortunately, the furniture industry hides some dark realities.  The rise of so-called “fast furniture” over the last few decades has led to huge amounts of waste and has had […]

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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 […]

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4 Air Purifying Plants for Your Apartment

Living in an apartment or condominium can be confining. It’s not just the space that gets a little stuffy sometimes; it’s also the air quality. Many condo-dwellers purchase devices like air purifiers or humidifiers to try to regulate the air quality of their home. However, these devices can take up an inordinate amount of space, […]

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How to Update Your Home in a Sustainable Way

Sustainable living has many benefits. Eco-friendly homes have lower levels of chemicals and harmful gases that can affect indoor air quality and be detrimental to your health. Making conscious choices on what you buy and bring into your home can help you reduce waste and lower your carbon footprint, and the overall effect can save […]

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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 […]

The Biofriendly Podcast - Episode 55 - Biofriendly Talks COVID-19

Biofriendly Talks COVID-19

It’s an unusual time around the world with the Coronavirus as we all try and adjust to quarantines and social distancing. Fortunately Noel and Jacob recorded this episode in advance, so they could continue to educate and bring fun entertainment to our listeners who want to know what we can do to help stay at home and not spread this disease.

The Biofriendly Podcast - Episode 54 - Biofriendly Meets VacayVans

Biofriendly Meets VacayVans

What happens when you get rid of almost everything you own and live your life on the road? That’s ‘Vanlife’ and today our special guest Lisa Jacobs, also known as VacayVans, is here to tell us about how she embraced this nomadic lifestyle as a solo female, mastered the art of where to park, and learned that sometimes even a minimalist needs a nice pair of shoes.

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The Ultimate Guide To Indoor Air Quality At Home

We do everything we can to make our homes as comfortable as possible. Most of the time, this involves selecting the right furniture, keeping the thermostat at the proper temperature, and choosing the ideal color scheme to set the mood. Over the last few decades, many of us are also concerned with making our homes […]