Consumers Clogging Canals
Why do we need ships as big as the Empire State Building and why the heck did one get stuck in the Suez Canal? This week Noel and Jacob discuss the pros and cons of buying stuff around the world, why it’s important that we don’t blow up the moon, and the best way to get your spaghetti and meatballs at home!
Holiday Shipping the Green Way
You know when you’ve ordered something online and it arrives on your front porch in a box and you open that box only to find another box, and another, and another, and… well you get the idea. It’s the holiday season and as we toss our gifts in the mail, Noel and Jacob unpack the problems with how we ship our gifts, some eco-friendly alternatives that will keep your stuff safe, and could your old socks and underwear be the gift that keeps on giving?!
Solving Cargo Pollution with Sailboats? with Danielle Doggett
This week on The Biofriendly Podcast we welcome Danielle Doggett, who is the co-founder and Managing Director of SAILCARGO INC. in Costa Rica where they are constructing a zero emission sailing cargo ship from scratch known as the Ceiba! As Danielle hoists the sails on clean shipping, Noel discovers he needs to come up with 500k, and Jacob decides to become a sustainable stowaway.
Green Technologies in The Shipping Industry
The shipping industry has been a staple of business for hundreds of years. Shipping has revolutionized the way we live by allowing goods from around the world to be sent almost anywhere. The shipping industry also has a history of adapting with the times and adopting technological advancements. That adaptability has ensured the industry’s survival, […]
Technologies to Make the Ultimate Green Ship
The shipping industry has often been criticized for their negative impact on the environment. Some of these negative impacts include air pollution, water pollution, and oil pollution. However, the industry is now starting to take their impact on the environment more seriously than ever before. From the manufacturing to the administration levels, the industry as […]
Solar Progress Being Made in Leaps and Bounds
Image by gr33n3gg / Creative Commons Solar energy is one of the largest and most widespread alternative energy solutions in the world today. While wind energy probably comes in a close second in the personal energy market, the solar energy movement continues to make progress in leaps and bounds. Here are just a few of […]