How to Find and Limit Sneaky Sources of Air Pollution in Your Home
Residents can shrink their carbon footprints by reducing the greenhouse gas emissions associated with their homes. Minimizing local air pollution can enhance ecological conservation and protect community members’ health, whereas inhaling emissions may cause asthma and other respiratory illnesses. Reducing air pollution also enhances climate change prevention measures. You can consciously increase your home’s sustainability […]
How to Create Sustainability in Your Urban Community
Many individuals view cities as high pollution regions. Though few individuals own cars in saturated urban areas, like New York City, emissions exceed rural areas. Fortunately, adopting a sustainable lifestyle can prevent and filter pollution, limiting environmental degradation. Individual alterations may make a small impact, and when a community works together, they can achieve significant […]
The Water Crisis: What to Know and How to Help
Water is life, as the saying goes, yet millions of people around the world lack access to clean water. The issue of water scarcity is effectively a crisis on several levels, affecting public health, education, and the global economy alike. Conservationists put the economic cost of the water crisis at $260 billion. Further, “nearly 1 […]
Does Air Pollution Stay in Your Lungs?
We often hear about the world’s problems with air pollution, but what exactly are we breathing in out there and does it stay in our lungs? This week on The Biofriendly Podcast, we separate the smog from the particulate matter, learn more ways to reduce emissions, and is it dangerous to light your farts on fire?
How Data’s Multi-Faceted Uses Can Help the Planet
Data collection happens on a cosmic scale. As many as 1.145 trillion megabits of data are collected every day. And while the computing power and energy use involved present their own environmental concerns, the transparency and insights generated from data have the potential to make a difference in global sustainability. Data use is multi-faceted. This […]
3 Tips for Prioritizing Sustainability in the Manufacturing Sector
The impact of climate change on the planet and its finite resources is undisputable, and while environmental impact is at the forefront of global priorities, so is industrial growth. So, how can these two elements coexist without impacting production levels? Finding the right balance and making the switch to sustainable alternatives is the way forward. […]
How Producing Your Own Food Can Actually Preserve the Environment
It may sound like a tagline from a blockbuster movie, but gardening can save the world. If COVID-19 has taught us anything more, besides the importance of washing our hands, it’s the planet thrives better when we’re locked up in our homes. We are part of this planet as much as it’s part of us, […]
How to Convince Your Partner to Go Green
Switching to a green lifestyle can be a rewarding experience. You’ll take charge of your carbon footprint and improve the planet. But what if your partner isn’t on board with the idea? If you feel awkward or nervous about bringing up the subject, use this guide to learn how to convince your partner to go […]
The Legend of Mustachio Bristlecone
As recently reported on The Biofriendly Podcast, the children of the world have been missing out on a candy and gift giving opportunity each Earth Day! For centuries, April 22nd has come and gone without any of us realizing how to partake in a ceremony summoning the ancient spirit of Mustachio Bristlecone—the oldest tree in the […]
Amping Up Earth Day
What if children around the world have been missing out on the gifts of an ancient tree spirit for thousands of years? This week Noel and Jacob build a bridge to Earth Day by revealing a magical new holiday 30 days later that will inspire generations to reconnect with nature, bake a pizza, and maybe sport a curly mustache!