This Week In Green – Feb 11, 2022

After 3 years, The Biofriendly Podcast is switching gears by focusing on what’s happening in environmental news each week! It’s ‘This Week In Green’ for February 11, 2022 with no more whaling, recycled building blocks, insect citizens, a tired crocodile, and more.

What is a Flexitarian?

KFC is working with a Russian bio-printing company and McDonalds is releasing something called a McPlant, but what does this all mean for our fast food of the future? This week we discuss what it means to be a flexitarian, how soon food will be able to appear out of nowhere like a sci-fi movie, and is Jacob actually a young Fred Krueger?

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How to Make the Most of a Vegan Diet

Adopting a vegan (or vegetarian) diet seems like a logical step for anyone wanting to minimize their environmental impact and be a better dweller of Planet Earth. After all, research shows food from animal sources makes for one of the main contributors to carbon emissions, freshwater use, water pollution, and air pollution. However, while a […]

Embrace Meatless Mondays | Tuesday Tip

Meatless Mondays are a great way to improve your health and it’s a simple way we can all help prevent climate change!

Eco Awareness

5 Ways to Make Your Family More Ethically Aware Through Everyday Living

Looking for a way to make your day-to-day living more sustainable and eco-friendly? Here’s what you and your family can do to adopt an ethical lifestyle that will help preserve the environment.  Switch to a vegetarian or vegan diet or simply eat less meat Ethical eating is vital to a lifestyle that’s sustainable and eco-friendly. […]

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Green Your Meal: Edible Cups, Plates and Cutlery

Most people know recycling is more beneficial than adding trash to local landfills and compostable products are definitely better for the environment than single- or one-use. But, what can you do when you want to have a picnic, a backyard BBQ, go camping or simply avoid doing dishes? Well….that’s where edible tableware comes in. That’s […]

Green St. Patrick’s Day, Sans the Dye

Like many holidays celebrated here in the United States and around the globe, St. Patrick’s Day is steeped in traditions. While many people may be entirely unaware of the religious and cultural traditions on which St. Patrick’s Day is based, there are still elements of this holiday we all know and love. One of the most common traditions […]

4 Eco-Friendly Things to Do for Valentine’s Day

This Valentine’s Day, you can show your loved one how much you care by taking a more personalized, eco-friendly approach with the gifts you intend to give and the activities you plan to schedule. Valentine’s Day doesn’t have to be the commercialized holiday it has become over the years. Instead of opting for a store-bought greeting card, […]

St. Patrick’s Day Is All About The Green

Being Irish is far from being a “requirement” in this day and age, when it comes to being able to truly celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. Everyone, regardless of their age, nationality or heritage, can join in on the celebrations this St. Patrick’s Day, because this day is really all about the green. Think about it. […]

Green and Organic: The Way Food Trucks Should Be

If you haven’t noticed, over the last few years, food trucks have been taking major cities and towns by storm. A few decades ago, the only kind of food truck you would have been able to find is the classic “roach coach”. And while I’ve had some pretty tasty food at a few of them […]