Golf and the Environment Part 2
Welcome back! *golf clap, golf clap* Last week we ended the show on a cliffhanger, so for Part 2 we dig in a little deeper and discuss the importance of the sport to communities, the innovative designs that incorporate the natural environment, and finally what efforts can be done to improve the sustainability of golf while still finding our joy in everyday life!
Golf and the Environment Part 1
Gas stoves recently became a trending topic as click-bait articles claimed they were being banned forever! This week on The Biofriendly Podcast we set the record straight and fire up a conversation about cooking indoors, what it all means for our indoor air pollution, and Noel gets passionate about Grease the movie musical.
Is Golf Bad for the Environment?
There is a huge amount of debate over whether golf is bad for the environment. It is not necessarily the sport itself that is maligned, but the venue – golf courses take up an enormous amount of space, and are often prime land. Indeed, golf courses take a huge amount of maintenance, water and chemicals […]
Are the Tokyo Olympics Sustainable Enough?
The 2020 Olympics are about to start (in 2021 nonetheless) and the city of Tokyo has been hard at work to make sure these games are as green as they can be! This week Noel and Jacob talk about the positive eco-friendly improvements, what the naysayers have to say, and why the biathlon might be training future spies.
5 Great Ways to Improve Energy Efficiency in Recreational Facilities and Sports Stadiums
Many industries and sectors are extremely wasteful when it comes to energy consumption, but the sports and fitness sectors are among the most wasteful of the bunch. This is especially true for sports halls and fitness centers that operate throughout the day and well into the night, not to mention the facilities and open stadiums […]
As people around the world watched the recent World Cup, Jacob brings up one of Noel’s favorite subjects… Association football! (or as us Yanks call it, soccer!) As the planet heats up due to climate change, the guys discuss the many ways to stay cool from sustainable football clubs to bad CSI: Miami impressions.
Know Your Olympic Venue
A really great aerial shot of the Olympic venue in PyeongChang in South Korea. We thought it was cool and timely, hence the share.
Sustainability 2012: Greening the London Olympics
Image from Inhabitat.com Well, the summer Olympics are upon us and I’m sure millions, upon millions, of people around the world will have their eyes glued on London and the 2012 Olympic games. As we go into the Olympics, I wanted to share some of the green efforts that have been made to lower the […]
5 Smart Uses for Wind-Powered Energy
Wind is one of those resources we find all around us in nature. It’s one of the more environmentally-friendly alternative energies around and has been tapped into for thousands of years. It has a wide variety of uses, some you may be familiar with and others not so much. So, let’s take a look at […]