Tackle Trash on Trails| Tuesday Tip

It’s important to go for nature walks and embrace the great outdoors and all that Mother Nature has to offer. It’s heartbreaking when we see these trails littered with garbage, so go the extra step to clean up any trash you see along the way!

Slash Your Holiday Waste | Tuesday Tip

There are a ton of opportunities to repurpose things around the house, upcycle, or get creative with the way you present your presents this holiday season!

The Biofriendly Podcast - I've Been Recycling Wrong?

I’ve Been Recycling Wrong?

Noel and Jacob sift through what is considered recyclable trash and what goes into landfill and discover that they didn’t know as much as they thought.

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Trash Into Treasure | Green Wings Award

This week’s Green Wings Award goes to this artistic fish sculpture made entirely out of washed up garbage. It really goes to show one person’s trash is another person’s treasure. Although plastic pollution (particularly in our oceans) is a very real and important issue to address, it is nice to see someone being creative in […]

Caring for the Environment: Coastal Cleanup Day 9/17

It’s that time of the year again. Time to head to the beaches, coastlines, waterways and rivers in your local area and join up with the hundreds of thousands of others around the world for International Coastal Cleanup Day. While I really think this particular event should really be a regular occurrence or actually never needed at all, […]

Biofriendly Action of the Week: International Coastal Cleanup Day

Last year an estimated 560,000 volunteers, across 91 countries, participated in International Coastal Cleanup Day. Through their efforts, more than 16 million pounds of trash was picked up and removed from our beaches and coastlines. In total over the past 29 years, Ocean Conservancy reports 10.5 million volunteers have helped clean up at least 350,000 miles […]

The Environment Needs You: Coastal Cleanup Day

No matter who you are, what you do or where you live, your actions have a direct impact on the environment around you. Unfortunately, the true effects of our actions (and inactions) are not always visible. We don’t necessarily see how the soap and detergent someone uses to “clean” their driveway gets into the sewer […]

Which Generation is More Eco-Minded: Ours or Our Grandparents?

Image by dorena-wm Over the last few years people seem to be getting more and more eco-minded. Whether it be through their work, home or personal lives, people seem to have gained an awareness on what is and isn’t eco-friendly. Whether or not they do anything with that awareness is a different story, of course. […]

5 Examples of Biodegradable Containers That Are Better For The Environment

Image by mackenzienicole There are so many containers we use on a day to day basis that simply aren’t good for the environment. Just ask yourself, every time you get “take-out” food, what happens to the Styrofoam (or polystyrene) containers your food was packaged in? Items such as plastic bottles, cans, plastic bags, paper cups, […]

Green Facts and Figures Surrounding the Super Bowl

Image by Mahanga via Wikimedia Commons Well, the big game day is almost here and if you’re like most football fans, you’ve already been plotting and planning for a game day get-together. However, did you know there is a lot more green going on in and around the Super Bowl…other than just the Green Bay […]