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Green Shipping Initiatives for a More Sustainable Supply Chain

The shipping sector plays a vital role in a globalized market like we enjoy today. If it weren’t for the nearly 90,000 cargo ships currently traveling the world’s oceans, we wouldn’t have access to many of the products we have become accustomed to. Everything from food and beverages to computer chips were likely on a […]

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Ways to Green Your Holiday Shopping Experience

We love green holiday trees, decorative greenery and the green of money, so why not add some extra green to your holiday season, in the form of eco-friendly shopping. Whether you choose to shop with local retailers this season, or shop online, there are many ways you can ensure your holiday shopping experience is as […]

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Green Logistics: Strategies for Eco-Friendly Shipping

Research from IBM proves 57% of consumers would be willing to change their eCommerce shopping habits in an effort to reduce waste and be more eco-friendly. If over half your customers are asking for something – a change that helps protect the environment – it’s time to listen. Let’s explore a few green logistics’ strategies […]

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!

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Eco-Friendly Shipping: What You Need to Know

The push to go green is nothing new, but the movement has gained more traction in recent years, and eco-friendly shipping has now become an essential component for businesses. For a while, companies were able to skate by with performative or minimal green publicly known efforts, but customers expect more these days. The green movement […]

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?!

The Biofriendly Podcast - Episode 88 - Solving Cargo Pollution with Sailboats? with Danielle Doggett

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.

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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5 Eco-Friendly Holiday Shopping Tips

As we approach the holiday season and people venture into full blown shopping mode, we wanted to share some eco-friendly holiday shopping tips to help make things a little more biofriendly. Note: these tips can also help save you time and money. 1. Make a List and Check It Twice One of the simplest ways […]

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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 […]