teaching sustainability

The Lasting Impact of Teaching Sustainability to Your Kids

Sustainability is a crucial topic kids of all ages can learn. However you choose to teach your child about making eco-friendly choices is up to you, but you shouldn’t avoid the subject. With climate change becoming a more serious threat than ever, your children need to know how they’re going to grow up in an […]

urban green space

Building Nature: Addressing the Social Inequalities of Urban Green Space Access

Stepping outside and enjoying all aspects of the natural world is something many of us take for granted. If we are outside, we spend time staring down at our smartphones to scroll mindlessly through social media or message friends and family. While being in touch with loved ones is beneficial, isn’t it just as important […]

Family health

Tips for Better Family Health in 2022

With a new year having just started, and a new mindset from the past two years, 2022 is here to reset everything you thought was true. It’s also an ideal time to introduce you and your family to a new healthy lifestyle. It will show you what is important and the practices you have to […]

spring projects

Planning Spring Projects With An Environmentally-Friendly Mindset

By the time spring rolls around each year, most people are ready to tackle new projects, get involved in spring cleaning, or spend more time outside creating a beautiful, colorful stage for their homes.  Spring and “greenery” go hand-in-hand, but that doesn’t always mean spring projects are environmentally-friendly. To make sure they are, you may […]

outdoor dinner

Outdoor Thanksgiving Dinner: Tips to Make It Happen

Thanksgiving is the time of year when friends and family traditionally gather for a group meal to celebrate the year. People come together to share food, stories, and company as households worldwide give thanks for the good things in life. This year, however, Thanksgiving will look different as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to affect households […]

Yosemite

Yosemite National Park

Today’s Biofriendly Image of the Day is of this waterfall in Yosemite National Park. Such a peaceful scene, yet extremely powerful and majestic at the same time. I don’t know about you, but it makes me want to go outside and spend a little more time in nature. Fortunately, this weekend is the start of […]

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Taking a Close Look

Look closely…it’s sometimes amazing what you see when you take a close look. It may be just a reflection in a drop of water to some, but it’s a new perspective on the world to others. So, next time you go outside, be sure you take a look around. Take a really good look. You […]

summer picnic

4 Eco-Friendly Plastic Alternatives For Your Summer Picnics

With the 4th of July right around the corner, as well as the “Plastic Free July” campaign going full blast, I thought I’d give you some eco-friendly plastic alternatives you can use for your holiday celebrations or on any of your summer picnics. Why? Well, as you know, plastics are extremely harmful to the environment. […]

camping under stars

Camping Under the Night Sky

Ever have a fleeting moment when you just want to lay down outside, take a few deep breaths and simply stare at the night sky? Well, the Image of the Day we’ve chosen for today may allow you to do exactly that…minus the being outside or laying down part. Hopefully it will entice you though. […]

How to Create a Biofriendly Picnic or Outdoor Party

Summer is a great time for picnics, outdoor parties and barbecues. You can celebrate Independence Day (aka the 4th of July), a birthday, a wedding or have a family get-together. Each of these is a perfect opportunity to get outdoors. I mean, you might as well enjoy being outside while the weather is nice. Of […]