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New Wind Solutions Are a Big Win for Conservation

When most people think about renewable wind energy, they imagine clean, blue skies, fluffy clouds and a well-placed lens flare as a gloss-white, mill-blade splits the sun. It is a beautiful image representing the promise of a cooler and healthier tomorrow. What I think of is, a Wedge-Tailed Eagle dipping and dodging (fighter pilot style), […]

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6 Ways To Make Furniture Shopping More Sustainable

Furniture is one of the biggest investments we make when adding personality to our homes.  Choosing the right additions can provide comfort, elegance and charm, but, unfortunately, the furniture industry hides some dark realities.  The rise of so-called “fast furniture” over the last few decades has led to huge amounts of waste and has had […]

What Is the Future of Sustainable Products?

Sustainability is swiftly becoming a hot topic in business. For some companies and industries, this has been the result of the stark realization of just how damaging their practices are to the environment. For others, increasing consumer demand for businesses they support to have a positive impact has forced them to rethink their priorities. One […]

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4 Reasons Why House Construction Is Becoming More Sustainable

Sustainability is quickly becoming a construction industry trend. Most people know sustainable practices promote positive environmental impacts. However, many people don’t realize there are other reasons why construction is becoming more sustainable.  Sustainable construction presents an array of benefits beyond the realm of eco-consciousness. In fact, many supporters have jumped on the bandwagon thanks to […]

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Dreaming of an Eco-Friendly Bedroom? 6 Tips to Make it Real

Creating an eco-friendly bedroom is actually easier than it may seem at first glance. True, you will need to do your research and find the best products and pieces of furniture for your delightful nook, but it can be a fun and inspirational process which will bring you a lot of joy. Let’s run through […]

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5 Ways to Use Natural Materials In Your Home

There are many reasons to use natural products in your home. From reducing environmental impacts to decreasing potential health hazards – natural materials present an array of positive benefits.  If you’ve just begun to dip your toes into the world of natural materials, you might be curious about the best ways to incorporate natural materials […]

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Green Siding and Roofing Options that Cut Energy Costs

“Going green” and “sustainability” are two phrases you hear a lot these days – and for a good reason. The demand for eco-friendly products has taken the world by storm. We have green cars, green tech, green appliances, and more.  Being an environmentally-conscious consumer has become a moral imperative, and more people are looking for […]

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10 Different Ways People Are Tapping Into Solar Energy

As climate change continues to worsen, people all over the world have begun to look to alternative forms of energy. Solar energy is renewable, inexhaustible and incredibly versatile. We can use it to power everything from cars to tablets. Keep reading to see how solar energy is used today. 10 Solar Energy Uses Humans have […]

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The Basics of a Sustainable Home: How You Can Start Today

Building and having a sustainable home is more feasible now than ever before. The technologies to do it are becoming more affordable, governments are becoming more supportive of sustainability efforts, and communities around the world are launching their own eco-friendly initiatives. If you want to catch up with the rest of the planet, here’s how […]

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Greening Your New Year

Happy New Year from all of us here at Biofriendly Planet Magazine! As we enter the new year, we wanted to share our thoughts on one simple way you can green your New Year – both the day itself and the 364 others which follow: take action! If you’re going to green your 2020, you’ve […]