What the Frack?!

Hydraulic fracturing, also known as ‘fracking,’ can be a hot button topic when discussing the environment. This week Noel and Jacob drill into the subject, weigh the pros and cons of this resource gathering process, and stress the importance of relaxed and groovy buildings. 

The Biofriendly Podcast - Episode 90 - Taking On Big Bottle with Robert Koenen

Taking On Big Bottle with Robert Koenen

We all know that single-use plastic bottles have become an environmental nightmare, but what if we could choose paper over plastic for a more sustainable stepping stone out of the problem? This week we welcome Robert Koenen from ‘Boxed Water Is Better’ to talk about this little Midwestern startup taking on Big Bottle, Jacob shares his Boxed Water celebrity story, and we learn that Rob and Noel might bring back a rollerblading renaissance.

The Biofriendly Podcast - Episode 85 - Green Hydrogen

Green Hydrogen

This week on The Biofriendly Podcast, Jacob does his best to figure out what Green Hydrogen is all about and then repeat it back to Noel. In the end it turns out that electrolyzing water is like the Tunnel of Love, 2020 might be the growing pains we all needed, and no mater what we can’t give up!

The Biofriendly Podcast - Episode 84 - Go Nature. Go Carton. with Mustan Lalani

Go Nature. Go Carton. with Mustan Lalani

When it comes to our food delivery system around the world, packaging plays a pivotal role for food’s accessibility, nutrition and long-term storage. This week we welcome friend of the podcast, Mustan Lalani from Tetra Pak, to share about the new environmental ‘Go Nature. Go Carton.’ campaign, the company’s pledge to make a difference for climate change, and Mustan’s promise to let Noel and Jacob crash on his couch after one too many root beers.

The Biofriendly Podcast - Episode 48 - Net-Zero Communities

Net-Zero Communities

On this week’s episode, Noel and Jacob learn that net-zero communities have nothing to do with the dial-up internet service from 1900’s and Jacob should probably start reading the entire article on the subject BEFORE the podcast.

The Biofriendly Podcast - Episode 47 - About A Better Battery

About A Better Battery

This week on The Biofriendly Podcast, Noel and Jacob go to ludicrous speed on the current state of electric vehicle batteries and discuss how far we have to go

The Biofriendly Podcast - Episode 15 - Fast Fashion

Fast Fashion

As Noel and Jacob read up on the latest solar technology they learn that the world might be ready for solar farms in the shape of classic movie characters, and maybe Keanu Reeves on a solar-powered space sail.

The Biofriendly Podcast - Episode 14 - Solar Goals

Solar Goals

As Noel and Jacob read up on the latest solar technology they learn that the world might be ready for solar farms in the shape of classic movie characters, and maybe Keanu Reeves on a solar-powered space sail.

solar panels

Residential Solar Panels: Are They Worth It?

Solar enthusiasts and advocates are raving about the environmental benefits of residential panels. Solar companies are promising you thousands of dollars in savings. Still, you do not want to simply buy into the hype and listen to people throwing some ballpark figures around. The upfront investment of having a mini power plant above your head […]

Installation of the First Hybrid Solar/Micro-Hydro Grid Project in the Philippines is Complete

History has been made. The installation of the first hybrid solar/micro-hydro grid project in the Philippines is now complete! After much work, Helios Altas and its partners in the Philippines have officially set up an energy grid using the company’s proprietary Helios PowerBall™ (micro hydro generators), an array of solar panels and a bank of batteries. […]