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How Our Pets Can Teach Us to ‘Quarantine Green’

Pets have saved many of us from the pandemic blues. Amid lockdowns and quarantines, we found ourselves isolated from our human network, so we leaned more than ever on our furry friends. Some of us are spending more time with our pets, while others have brought new friends home. (Animal shelters and pet agencies saw […]

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An In-Depth Look at Home Water Conservation

Want to live an eco-friendly life? The best way to reduce your footprint on the world starts with habits at home. Water consumption often gets overlooked, but big changes to our everyday water habits are needed to confront society’s growing water demand.  Now that we’re all spending more time at home thanks to COVID-19, water […]

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Going Green: Halloween Reimagined

As you’re likely well aware, Halloween isn’t going to be the same ole, same ole this year. Due to the coronavirus and social distancing measures many areas have in place, celebrations and holidays will probably be a little different. Fortunately, that’s okay. We’ve come up with a number of ways you can enjoy this spookily, […]

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10 Eco-Friendly Actions to Help Improve Your Overall Well-Being

Paying attention to your own health and well-being is extremely important. This is true every day of the year, and even more so during a pandemic. When you’re feeling good, you’re likely to have a better outlook on life and it can even help you become more focused on your goals. Fortunately, we’ve got some […]

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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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Thankful

We are thankful for each and every one of you! We are also thankful for your continued support and efforts to live more biofriendly lives. However you choose to spend your day…whether indoors or outdoors, with family or friends, volunteering, donating or doing random acts of kindness, we know you’ll have a wonderful day making […]

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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.

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Rainbow

If you’re like most people, as soon as the sun comes out on a rainy day, you’re looking for a rainbow. What’s cool about the angle of this particular image is it almost makes it look as if the town below is encapsulated inside a rainbow dome. Kind of magical. It is for this reason, […]

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Biofriendly Reasons You’ll Want to Unplug and Get Outdoors

Regardless of the time of year, it’s important you and your family figure out time to unplug and get outdoors on a daily basis. This is especially true now the kids are back in school and spending a good five to six hours, or more, in the classroom each weekday. If you work a typical […]

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Hummingbird Break

Whatever you’re doing, stop. It’s time for a hummingbird break. If this colorful hummingbird can take a few moments to look around and enjoy the beauty of a Costa Rican rain forest preserve, you can take a break too. In fact, taking short breaks throughout the day can be extremely beneficial to your health and […]