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 fashion can contribute to the safety of our environment, says Leyla Aliyeva

Leyla Aliyeva Explains Sustainable Fashion and Why It Matters to the Environment

With climate change, plastic pollution, etc., the fashion industry isn’t always viewed as either a problem or solution in these times.  According to Leyla Aliyeva, an environmental activist and entrepreneur, the clothing industry contributes significantly to environmental and human damage.  Fortunately, Aliyeva believes sustainable fashion addresses many of these issues astonishingly well. She also believes […]

eco-friendly remodeling

How Can Remodeling Be Made Eco-Friendly?

Remodeling can be an exciting time for a homeowner. It’s a chance to upgrade your home with new features and improve your special place. But have you ever considered ways you can take remodeling and make it better for the environment? When you choose to remodel, you’re already making an environmentally conscious choice. Using the […]

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Why Shopping Small Is Still Such a Sustainable Solution

As the effects of climate change continue, there are simple ways you can help. Rethinking your shopping habits is one way. Consider shopping small as a more sustainable solution. When you shop small, it means you are shopping locally so as to support your friends, your neighbors and your community. You are giving back while, […]

eco-friendly products

10 Best Eco-Friendly Products to Use in 2022

Did you know, each year consumers in the U.S. discard 10 billion pounds of plastic into landfills? The problem with this is, plastic doesn’t decompose like paper and other non-organic substances, so it accumulates in our soil and oceans, polluting the earth and affecting marine life. This is why it’s so important to use eco-friendly […]

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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 […]

how to make the most of a vegan diet

How to Make the Most of a Vegan Diet

Adopting a vegan (or vegetarian) diet seems like a logical step for anyone wanting to minimize their environmental impact and be a better dweller of Planet Earth. After all, research shows food from animal sources makes for one of the main contributors to carbon emissions, freshwater use, water pollution, and air pollution. However, while a […]

zero-waste picnic

How to Create a Zero-Waste Picnic or Backyard BBQ

For this month’s Biofriendly DIY article, we thought we’d give you a little insight into how to create a zero-waste picnic or backyard BBQ. Having an outdoor picnic or barbeque is something a lot of people do at this time of year. The weather is nice, kids are out of school and, after the last […]

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How to Make Your Coffee Routine More Sustainable

Coffee is a staple of so many cultures and everyday routines around the world, with millions of cups consumed every day. It’s a highly traded commodity that plays a big part of the global economy. But as delicious as coffee is, it’s not without its consequences to the plan – the growing and transportation of coffee […]

Read Personal Care Product Labels | Tuesday Tip

Check the ingredient list on personal care products to make sure they’re as natural as they seem!