Want to live an eco-friendly life? The best way to reduce your footprint on the world starts with habits at home. Water consumption often gets overlooked, but big changes to our everyday water habits are needed to confront society’s growing water demand. Now that we’re all spending more time at home thanks to COVID-19, water […]
In this month’s Biofriendly DIY we wanted to let you know about various ways you can conserve water and energy at home. While there’s no question taking steps to conserve water and energy is good for the environment, the bonus is it’s good for your wallet too. In addition, once you’ve begun taking these steps, […]
From the tap to the bottle… what exactly are we drinking in our water and is it good for us? On this week’s episode of The Biofriendly Podcast, Noel and Jacob talk about what’s in the water, does it give us the nutrients we need, and why do people think Zac Efron has a dad bod?
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.
Windows are your gateway to the world, but what should you do when that gateway is smudged, gunky, or just plain old dirty? Yes, window cleaning is one of those frustrating but ultimately necessary activities we have to partake in as homeowners and renters, made even worse by the fact it feels so inherently wasteful. […]
Green building and affordable housing continue to find new ways to fit together as the construction industry transforms. People who live in low-income housing often benefit the most from energy-efficient structures, which has prompted companies to develop ideas for combining both while keeping rent affordable. So, how is green building making an impact, and what […]
After being spun into a state of delirium after a week of preparing to move, Jacob tries to grapple with the topic of carbon conversion as Noel nerds out on membranes and they consider a side career in the margarita salt business.
Noel and Jacob participate in Earth Hour by switching off their lights in solidarity for our planet and discuss the fun and memorable ways the event impacted them personally.
As World Water Week comes to a close, I thought it would be good to provide a little more information and tips about water conservation choices you should be making…regardless of whether your area is afflicted by drought or not. Here in California, we are experiencing a severe drought. With 2013/2014 state rainfall totals estimated […]
Well, it’s that time of year again. Summer is almost over and the kids are getting ready to start their new school year. Most parents have already begun the process of readjusting their schedules and taking steps to get the whole family back into their “normal” school-year routines sans all those outdoor, biofriendly activities you […]