sustainability in business

How Businesses Can Embrace Sustainability in 2021

Climate change is a pressing issue all across the globe.  Not only are carbon dioxide levels at their highest level for over 800,000 years, but sea levels are also steadily rising year on year, and animal habitats are being destroyed through deforestation. In other words, unless we do something soon, the world will never be […]

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How to Benefit from Nature: Inside and Out

This month’s Biofriendly DIY is all about how to benefit from nature both inside and out. Now, when I say inside and out, I mean a few things. I mean how nature can be beneficial to you inside the home as well as outside the home. I also mean, and maybe more importantly, how nature […]

Newly Discovered Species in 2020

New species, who dis? It’s mind-blowing to learn just how many species we discover every year, let alone how many more unknown species we have left to discover! From plants to animals, Noel and Jacob list some of the top new finds from last year, why it’s important to look around and not just at the ground, and what do Harry Potter and The Joker have to do with all of this?

spring cleaning

How to Jumpstart Your Spring Cleaning

Even though spring hasn’t officially arrived, now is the perfect time to jumpstart your spring cleaning and give your home a fresh start for the new year. This is especially important, because it’s very likely you’ve been spending a lot more time at home than usual due to the coronavirus. Plus, it never hurts to […]

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7 Tips For Designing an Eco-Friendly Garden

Earth-conscious gardening is rooted in cutting back on household waste and toxic chemicals. This mindful approach conserves our vital resources, such as water. It also prioritizes the habit of recycling. By making these choices, you can slow the pace of global warming. Toward that end, here are 7 creative ideas for your upcoming growing season. […]

Natural cleaning

Environmentally-Friendly Ways to Clean and Sanitize Your Home’s Surfaces

As we all pay closer attention to our personal sanitation practices in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, many of us are wondering how we can keep our homes clean without negatively affecting the environment or pushing us over our budget. Furthermore, many of us are also concerned about the harsh chemicals, found in mainstream cleaning […]

Roller Coaster Overgrowth

A somewhat eerie and incredible sight in Japan from photographer Shane Thoms, who captured this overgrown roller coaster at the now abandoned Nara Dreamland.

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4 Air Purifying Plants for Your Apartment

Living in an apartment or condominium can be confining. It’s not just the space that gets a little stuffy sometimes; it’s also the air quality. Many condo-dwellers purchase devices like air purifiers or humidifiers to try to regulate the air quality of their home. However, these devices can take up an inordinate amount of space, […]

The Biofriendly Podcast - Episode 73 - Foraging Food with Karen Stephenson

Foraging Food with Karen Stephenson

You might be surprised to learn of the botanical banquet in your own backyard when it comes to foraging food! This week we are joined by Karen Stephenson, author of the Foraging Cookbook, here to teach Noel and Jacob about the widely available feast of nutritious and delicious food growing under our feet.

indoor plants

Correlation Between Indoor Air Pollution and Plants

If your apartment is filled with plants, you already know about the multiple benefits these wonderful things bring. Besides making your home look a lot better, there’s a strong link between air pollution and plants. And even though new studies suggest plants don’t have the extended air purifying features we thought, having them in your […]