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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 […]

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Alternative Fuels for Mass Transportation

Even as politicians debate whether or not the climate of the planet is changing, numerous corporations and research facilities have started to take up the sustainable mantel – and for good reason. When the United States released its Fourth National Climate Assessment, the numbers looked grim. As such, looking into alternative fuels for mass transportation […]

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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 […]

Sustainable Design and Building Materials

When someone talks about sustainable design, he or she is generally referring to design focused on environmental consciousness. What is going to be good for the environment, in addition to being good for the building’s residents? How does the design factor in an increased use of renewable resources while generating only a minimal amount of waste? […]

Going Solar – 10 Ways It Can Improve Your Life

Solar power is energy harnessed from the sun and converted into thermal and electrical energy. Modern technology can harness this energy for a variety of uses including generating electricity, providing light, as well as heating water for domestic, commercial or industrial use. In this article, we will discuss some of the benefits of using solar […]