A Guide to Giving Sustainable and Ethical Flowers
What better way to show your loved ones you care about them than by giving them bright, beautiful blossoms? Flowers have always been a common way to show affection for others and they’re still a great way to show your loved ones you care about them. Whether you send flowers to your partner, your mother […]
Protecting Pollinators While Outdoors
Your favorite flowers, trees, birds and butterflies may be part of your everyday experience, but they’re also an integral part of the ecosystem. Because they provide food for all animals, pollinators are critical to human survival. Yet, it’s not only about getting out there in the woods or on a trail — it’s essential to […]
Is Golf Bad for the Environment?
There is a huge amount of debate over whether golf is bad for the environment. It is not necessarily the sport itself that is maligned, but the venue – golf courses take up an enormous amount of space, and are often prime land. Indeed, golf courses take a huge amount of maintenance, water and chemicals […]
3 Ways the Planet Impacts the Body
When it comes to health, most people focus on their own behaviors and habits. Even when our doctors talk to us, they primarily focus on what we should be doing to keep our bodies in good condition — i.e., eat right, exercise regularly, get enough sleep, don’t smoke, don’t drink alcohol, etc. However, there are […]
Eco-Friendly Pest Control
Pests have started to invade your home and garden and you want to get rid of them… but in a nice way. This week on The Biofriendly Podcast we share some eco-friendly options for pest prevention without toxic chemicals, Jacob tells the tragic tale of a lizard named Blue, and we discover that Noel is the savior of skunks.
Make A Natural Weed Killer | Tuesday Tip
There are a lot of nasty toxic chemicals like glyphosate in most store-bought weed killing solutions. For today’s Tuesday Tip, we recommend using vinegar and dish soap as a great basic week killer on it’s own.
6 Eco-Friendly Ways Home Gardeners Can Help Our Honeybees
The sight of a bee may prompt a lot of us to run away in fear — but the truth is that without these buzzing creatures, we’d be done for. We can thank pollinators like bees for our survival. In fact, one out of every three bites of food we eat can be traced back […]
How to Make Gardening at Home More Eco-Friendly
For many people, gardening is a quiet, relaxing hobby that helps them feel closer to nature. However, many gardening practices aren’t eco-friendly and don’t positively affect nature to the extent we may believe. For example, Americans use nearly 7 billion gallons of water per day on landscape irrigation, which is about one-third of all the […]
Want Organic Produce? Why Growing Your Own is the Best Option
If you ask, most people will tell you they’d rather eat fresh, non-GMO and organic food than food which has been sprayed by various chemicals and pesticides. With organic produce usually priced higher than other produce, families may feel that opting for organic is not always an option. But isn’t eating fruits and vegetables coated […]
The Difference Organic Food Can Make
Although some people may not want to admit it, our eating habits really do make all the difference in the world. What we eat not only has a direct impact on our personal health and well-being but it affects our children, our families, those we love, the economy, the amount of waste that gets generated […]