The Biofriendly Podcast - Episode 40 - America Recycles Day

America Recycles Day

In past episodes, Noel and Jacob have discussed how challenging the recycling system has become in the United States, but for this America Recycles Day we share what you need to know about your plastics to recycle and that Jacob has been taking unproductive showers for a decade.

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5 Biodegradable Construction Materials for Homeowners

Green construction is soaring in popularity as more homeowners, and homeowners-to-be, turn to eco-conscious alternatives when designing their new homes. If you’re planning on building your first home, here are five biodegradable construction materials that can help you create an eco-friendly, energy-efficient dwelling you’ll be proud to call yours. 1. Grasscrete Traditional concrete is the […]

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Biodegradable Building Materials That Ease Your Home’s Carbon Footprint

Sustaining a healthy environment starts in the home. There are subtle ways to make a difference, like cutting back on energy usage and avoiding plastic products. And there are more immediately significant ways to make a difference, like implementing some of the biodegradable materials below into future design plans. Let’s take a look at information […]

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4 Eco-Friendly Plastic Alternatives For Your Summer Picnics

With the 4th of July right around the corner, as well as the “Plastic Free July” campaign going full blast, I thought I’d give you some eco-friendly plastic alternatives you can use for your holiday celebrations or on any of your summer picnics. Why? Well, as you know, plastics are extremely harmful to the environment. […]

Gearing Up for America Recycles Day

While America Recycles Day falls on November 15 this year, recycling is an action people can and should be doing every single day of the year. It does not matter whether you have been a life-long recycler or you are just starting out, there are actions you can take or things you can learn in honor […]

Reusable, Recyclable or…Edible?

With so many one-use items on the market today, it is a wonder that landfills are not overflowing beyond their borders. The question is, what can we do about it? Buying reusable materials is a viable option. Recycling those materials we have already used is also a good way to live a more sustainable life. […]

15 Simple Ways to Live Green on a Budget

Some people are under the misconception that the only way to live an entirely green life is to live in a rural area (or at least live on the outskirts of the big city), drive a hybrid, buy only organic foods, install solar panels or a wind turbine, set up a large compost in your […]