Important to Buy Local

Why It’s Important to Buy Local

As top scientists warn humans are running out of time to stop the worst ravages of climate change, more people want to do their part to prevent catastrophe. Recycling is only part of the battle — avoiding significant damage will require additional changes in how people live. Nearly everyone buys groceries and household necessities, but […]

sustainable habits

Sustainable Habits to Adopt for the New Year

With the New Year fast approaching, now’s the time to learn sustainable habits and practices you can adopt to better yourself and the environment. Here’s to a better year ahead! Sustainable Clothing Practices It might be a New Year and a new you, but I’d recommend thinking twice before buying that new coat without first […]

eco-friendly holiday

Tips to Prepare Your Home for an Eco-Friendly Holiday Celebration

Give the environment a break this holiday season, from all the trash, waste and high price tags associated with holiday gatherings, by planning an eco-friendly holiday celebration! How could being eco-friendly be better than your normal celebration, you might ask? Follow these tips, to ensure your holiday plans are more earth-friendly, less expensive and more […]

Sustainable wedding day

A Guide to Making Your Wedding Day More Sustainable

We all deserve to have our dream wedding day. Unfortunately, the wedding industry can be extremely wasteful. Luckily, there are so many things you can do to make your wedding day more sustainable, so you can enjoy the day without any guilt about the environmental impact it could be having! With these simple changes, you […]

summer staycation ideas

Summer Staycation Ideas You and Your Family Will Love

Even though many people are looking forward to traveling, after having been under stay at home orders for much of the last year, you don’t have to go far to have a good time. In fact, a staycation is an economical and enjoyable way to unplug and get outdoors this summer. The great thing about […]

Amping Up Earth Day

What if children around the world have been missing out on the gifts of an ancient tree spirit for thousands of years? This week Noel and Jacob build a bridge to Earth Day by revealing a magical new holiday 30 days later that will inspire generations to reconnect with nature, bake a pizza, and maybe sport a curly mustache!

Consumers Clogging Canals

Why do we need ships as big as the Empire State Building and why the heck did one get stuck in the Suez Canal? This week Noel and Jacob discuss the pros and cons of buying stuff around the world, why it’s important that we don’t blow up the moon, and the best way to get your spaghetti and meatballs at home!

fresh veggies

Fresh and Local

Today’s Biofriendly Image of the Day goes to this spread of fresh, autumn vegetables picked from a local farm. Not only does everything look really tasty, but the colors are extremely bright and beautiful. Kind of inspiring! Makes me want to do a little shopping at a local farm or farmers’ market in order to […]

Green Your Fourth of July in 4 Easy Steps

While red, white and blue are the traditional colors for Independence Day celebrations, we thought now would be a good time to help you green your 4th of July in four easy steps. Of course we don’t mean green in color necessarily, but in how you plan and execute your holiday plans. Greening your activities […]

7 Biofriendly Actions to Help You Get on the Path to Sustainability

Many people may not realize how a few simple changes could allow them to lead a more biofriendly, sustainable life. According to the EPA, “Sustainability is based on a simple principle: Everything that we need for our survival and well-being depends, either directly or indirectly, on our natural environment.” This means, so long as we can figure […]