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Road Trip Checklist to Make Your Travels More Biofriendly

Road trips are one of those summer pastimes filled with adventure and fond memories. You’ve probably had at least one road trip, whether with family or friends, over the course of your life so far. Maybe you went camping or to visit a National Park. Perhaps you took a trip to the lake or decided […]

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Summer Staycation Ideas You and Your Family Will Love

Even though many people are looking forward to traveling, after having been under stay at home orders for much of the last year, you don’t have to go far to have a good time. In fact, a staycation is an economical and enjoyable way to unplug and get outdoors this summer. The great thing about […]

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Planning the Ultimate Biking Vacation

We’ve been told ever since the pandemic began that being outdoors is a lot safer than being inside with other people. Meanwhile, many of us have been working from home, feeling cooped up and isolated for a long time, and itching to get out. Fortunately, there’s no better way to scratch that itch than by […]

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How to Lessen Your Environmental Footprint as a Remote Worker

If there were any positives from this dreaded pandemic, it would be the rise of remote work. Although working from home was certainly gaining popularity beforehand, COVID-19 has demonstrated to businesses working from home can hold significant benefits for productivity and flexible scheduling. Because of these benefits, 91% of workers reported they want to continue […]

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How To Live & Act More Sustainably In 2021

While the coronavirus pandemic may have been the talk of the town recently, climate change hasn’t exactly gone away. In fact, it’s becoming more and more of a pressing concern, which means living sustainably is key. Following the release of David Attenborough’s various documentaries on the BBC and Netflix, as well as the concerning statistics […]

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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 […]

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Environmentally-Friendly Tips to Help You Make the Most of Your Next Outdoor Adventure

Whether you’re embarking on a camping trip or just going for a walk in the park, it’s important to understand how your actions – no matter how big or how small they may seem – can impact the environment, both positively and negatively. In an effort to preserve our beautiful planet for generations to come, […]

9 Eco-Friendly Travel Products and Tips

I think you have probably already heard about the global plastic pollution of our earth and oceans. According to studies, more than 11 billion plastic items lie on coral reefs in the Asia-Pacific region. About 8 million tons of plastic go into the ocean every year.   Traveling for many years on my own, I can […]

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How to Effectively Lower Vehicle Emissions

In this Biofriendly Planet DIY series, we’re going to go over some driving tips to help you effectively lower vehicle emissions. Now that summer is here, and people are anxious to get outdoors to enjoy the warmer weather, travel plans will be on the rise. Whether you’re planning to head out for a short road […]

The Biofriendly Podcast - Episode 54 - Biofriendly Meets VacayVans

Biofriendly Meets VacayVans

What happens when you get rid of almost everything you own and live your life on the road? That’s ‘Vanlife’ and today our special guest Lisa Jacobs, also known as VacayVans, is here to tell us about how she embraced this nomadic lifestyle as a solo female, mastered the art of where to park, and learned that sometimes even a minimalist needs a nice pair of shoes.