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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. […]

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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.

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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 […]

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Biofriendly Ways to Improve Indoor Air Quality at Home

While the good news is carbon emissions have dropped around 17 percent in recent months, due to coronavirus quarantines put in place around the world, indoor air pollution continues to be an issue we’re all dealing with day in and day out. According to the EPA, the average American spends around 90% of their day […]

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7 Eco-Friendly Tips to Keep Your Home Bug-Free This Spring

Spring is the best time to get outside, enjoy the fresh air and grill in your backyard. The warm weather is refreshing after many long months of freezing rain and snow, but you’re not the only one enjoying the change in climate. Bugs also crawl out into the sunshine and start looking for food or […]

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Tips to Prepare Your Garden for Spring

Spring is just around the corner, so it is time to roll up your sleeves and get your hands dirty. As the days become warmer and warmer, the frost from winter months begins to thaw, there will be more spring gardening tasks facing you. Just looking at the leaves left in autumn, dead grass stalks, […]

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Eco-Conscious Living: Sustainable Home Furnishing Tips

Furnishing your home in a sustainable way may be daunting when you’re not familiar with the basics of a green household. However, with current environmental pollution levels, finding new ways to preserve valuable resources is something definitely worth your while, as it can help preserve the environment for future generations. And since you’re already planning […]