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Keeping Your Family (and Santa) Safe: How the Holidays Can Increase Indoor Air Pollution

Most people anticipate the holidays because they’re periods of fun and celebration. While you should look forward to your plans this year, you should also know how the holidays can increase indoor air pollution. So, we wanted to discuss how your family’s health and well-being could be affected this winter and what you can do […]

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6 Sustainable, Winter Home Improvement Projects

To quote Game of Thrones’ Ned Stark, “Winter is coming”. For some, that simply means wrapping up warm when you leave the house. But, in the corners of the globe facing an energy crisis, it might also mean layering up indoors as prices rise. As the chill factor closes in, most of us will want […]

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7 Bill-Saving Hacks to Make Your Home More Energy Efficient This Winter

We’re all looking for ways to cut our energy bills in the face of this winter’s record-breaking price increases. But woolly jumpers and hot water bottles can only go so far if your home isn’t energy-efficient. Research shows people waste up to £4.4 billion every year simply by leaving lights on when they go out, […]

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The Best Ways to Insulate Your Home This Winter

When we consider ways to be more eco-friendly around the house, there can be a tendency to think of technological solutions only. Expensive additions like solar panels can certainly be effective, but so too can the more ‘basic’ options, such as properly insulating your home. When you insulate your property, it is an effective way […]

Snow Roller

A rare phenomenon, ‘snow rollers’ occur naturally when the wind catches a cylindrical snowball and it begins to roll over a great distance. Sometimes they can become as large as a car!

Frozen Energy In Texas

After the recent winter storms in Texas, we have seen a fair amount of finger-pointing as to why the state was underprepared and left in the cold. This week on The Biofriendly Podcast we directly address the accusations against green technology, why a fire should always have its place, and Noel gets riled up about all the nonsense!

The Polar Vortex

As the news continues to report record low temperatures and winter storms hitting as far south as the U.S. State of Texas, it’s time to talk about what a Polar Vortex is exactly and why this is happening. Having been knee-deep in a Polar Vortex before, Noel and Jacob break down the science behind the arctic blast, what it means for our Earth’s climate, and that the only way to survive an Ice Age is in a Wendy’s.

Snowy Owl Imposter

“This snowy owl looks sus.” The expression on this snowy owl’s face looking at this other imposter owl made out of snow is priceless.

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How to Make Your Home More Energy Efficient for Winter

As the change in season is fast approaching, and the temperatures begin to drop, your home energy usage will almost certainly increase. This increase is typically caused by residents needing to heat their homes more often, but it is also due to people staying inside and keeping the lights on more as well. Conserving energy […]

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Eco-Friendly Tips for Winterizing Your Home

Winter is coming and, in many places, it’s bringing along frigid temperatures, slick ice patches and hair-whipping winds. You’ll likely want to prepare, but you definitely don’t want to rely on environmentally harmful materials.  Luckily, it’s easy to winterize your home with these seven sustainable tips: 1. Add More and Better Insulation When you add […]