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Sustainable Lifestyle: Tips to Make it Happen

What is Sustainable Living? Climate change, pollution and water scarcity are the most pressing global concerns we must face. The reason we face these challenges is people across the globe are consuming resources at a rate we can’t keep up with in the long term. This is dangerous not only for the health of the […]

What are Nano Diamonds?

A recent story in the news about scientists using lasers to create nano diamonds out of plastic waste led us to a completely different type of ‘nano diamond’ that aims to solve our world’s energy problems. This week we explore how this exciting new tech might be able to make a battery that runs for 20,000 years, why you should always pay attention in school, and can acting schools be a bad idea?

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10 Best Ways to Cut Plastic Out of Your Life

We use plastic every day, so beginning to cut it out of your life can seem overwhelming. Luckily, there are many options for reducing your single-use plastic consumption. Once you get started, it will become easier and easier to see where else you can make the switch from plastic waste to reusable products.  Below are […]

Trapping Waste From Water With Machines

Tech companies are developing everything from plastic-eating “shark” drones to spinning buoys that use the water’s current to scoop our trash out of the water, but what else can be done to prevent garbage from entering our waterways? This week Noel and Jacob talk about how we stop this problem at the source, can you really sit inside a whale’s mouth, and why Bruce Lee’s family wants to fight Noel.

Plastic Free July Part 2

It’s Part 2 of our Plastic Free July episode, so check out even more ways you can eliminate your daily single-use plastic! As we all know it can be overwhelming to change the way we do things, but The Biofriendly Podcast is here to give you simple tips to being more sustainable.

Plastic Free July Part 1

It’s Plastic Free July, which means it’s a time to take a moment to see just how much plastic we depend on each day! This week on The Biofriendly Podcast, we go through a checklist that ran so long we needed to break it into two parts. Check out this week’s tips on ways we can all reduce our single-use plastic in everyday life.

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The Environmental Footprint of Bottled Water + Solutions (Water Filters)

Plastic has made its way into many aspects of our lives, from clothing manufacturing to bottles and containers. The usefulness of plastic has, unfortunately, quite a few drawbacks as many industries use it abusively, and we all know just how bad plastic is for the environment. The bottled water industry is one that contributes the […]

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Single-Use Plastics, Microplastics and Nanoplastics: Understanding the Different Types of Plastic Pollution

The best tool for any type of global change is knowledge. Most consumers are aware plastic, and plastic pollution, is dangerous to the environment. Fewer would be able to specify that danger, and fewer still would be able to come up with types of plastic other than single-use examples – like water bottles and plastic […]

Skip the plastic bag | Tuesday Tip

It’s always best to bring your own reusable bag and avoid plastic altogether. For hungry sea turtles, it’s nearly impossible to distinguish between jellyfish and floating plastic shopping bags.

Use matches over lighters | Tuesday Tip

Unlike lighters, matches are made from wood or paper, which is easily biodegradable and won’t contribute to the waste problem in the world.