energy efficient windows

An In-Depth Guide to Help With Buying Energy-Efficient Windows

Windows play an integral role in enhancing the visual appeal of your house, as well as providing many functional services essential to a balanced and sustainable lifestyle. The windows you have can play a significant role in the energy efficiency of your home. The question is, how do you know what type of window is […]

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Greening Your Road Trip: 5 Tips to Make Road Travel More Sustainable

I love to plan road trips. However, since the birth of my son, who is an asthmatic patient, I have not been on a road trip, mostly because his allergies are at peak in summers. The increasing carbon emissions and various forms of pollution further intensify the issue.  I, therefore, decided to take a road […]

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 89 - Noel and Jacob Go Bananas

Noel and Jacob Go Bananas

Did you know that we eat a different banana today than we did in the 1950’s? And thanks to a fungal strain called Tropical Race 4, our current bananas are on the verge of extinction once again. As scientists scramble to build a better banana, Noel and Jacob peel back the disadvantages of monoculture farming, why all of our food shouldn’t look the same, and sometimes you need MTV to keep things weird.

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 welcomed sustainable designer, Imani Hamilton, to share a bit about her environmental call to action, what exactly goes into designing products for sustainability, and a helpful acronym to remember environmental choices to prevent climate change. We also learn that Noel has a blast at karaoke and that Jacob just might have to give up his petroleum powered Playstation.

The Biofriendly Podcast - Episode 87 - Sustainable Design with Imani Hamilton

Sustainable Design with Imani Hamilton

This week on The Biofriendly Podcast we welcomed sustainable designer, Imani Hamilton, to share a bit about her environmental call to action, what exactly goes into designing products for sustainability, and a helpful acronym to remember environmental choices to prevent climate change. We also learn that Noel has a blast at karaoke and that Jacob just might have to give up his petroleum powered Playstation.

furniture shopping

6 Ways To Make Furniture Shopping More Sustainable

Furniture is one of the biggest investments we make when adding personality to our homes.  Choosing the right additions can provide comfort, elegance and charm, but, unfortunately, the furniture industry hides some dark realities.  The rise of so-called “fast furniture” over the last few decades has led to huge amounts of waste and has had […]

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5 Creative and Effective Ways to Make the Moving Process More Sustainable

Making environmentally-conscious decisions should be a part of your everyday life no matter if you’re at home, commuting to work, doing chores or, in this case, if you’re organizing a move. Yes, moving house can be very stressful and the last thing you’re thinking about is whether or not you bought recyclable boxes or if […]

living room

Inexpensive Tips to Help Make Each Room in Your Home More Green and Energy-Efficient

Green renovations to your home don’t have to be expensive. In many cases, you’ll be able to soften the environmental impact of your home while saving yourself money in the long run. Below, we’ll discuss how you can make each room in your home energy-efficient without breaking the bank.  Attic The attic is an often-overlooked […]

camping

Eco-Friendly Camping Tips and Survival Tools

Many outdoor enthusiasts have started to take up camping as a relaxing pastime, where they can spend the night away from their regular lives and comfort zone. However, what most people may not realize is they are doing something that not only allows them to enjoy the outdoors and experience the wild, but it is […]