This week we welcomed the @ZeroWasteGuy from social media to talk about the life cycle of our waste. Recycling is oftentimes not the solution, so Jonathan breaks down the process, how we can minimize our waste, and why are people on the internet such jerks sometimes
At times, the journey to zero waste can feel like it’s two steps forward and three plastic doodads back. For example, have you ever been out to eat, or running errands, only to come home with some bit of plastic or other packaging you really didn’t need? Sadly, we have all been there. It happens more […]
Over the years, our society has become more and more dependent on plastic. It’s a true, but unfortunate, fact. People are so focused on convenience in the here and now, they forget (or many not even realize) the environmental impact single- and one-use plastic waste has on our world. According to experts, ocean plastics could […]
Every year, new statistics come out and reveal how we are slowly killing the planet. Between solid waste and pollution, we all must do our part to lessen our environmental impact. Going green or converting to an eco-friendly, zero-waste lifestyle doesn’t have to be complicated or expensive. Some small changes in your everyday life, combined […]
This week Noel and Jacob are excited to release an episode of The Biofriendly Podcast, which was recorded in early March, with sustainable lifestyle YouTuber, Shelbizleee (aka Shelbi)! Equipped with a bachelor’s degree in environmental science, Shelbi has a passion for making sustainability an attainable goal through her videos that cover everything from dumpster diving to zero waste swaps. Plus we reveal the shocking, behind-the-scenes story as to why Shelbizleee has 3 ‘e’s’ in her name…
The world keeps changing and so does people’s consciousness. Today, we hear more and more discussions about healthy eating, personal and spiritual development, the responsibility we have in relation to how our actions impact the environment, and how sustainable attitudes can change our lives for the better. Sustainability, in particular, is a new, multidisciplinary field […]
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.
Today we welcome Franchesca from Alchemist Farm and Garden, an inspiring small family farm team in Northern California who are leading the way in sustainability with the humane breeding and hatching of chickens! Franchesca is the head chicken wrangler at Alchemist and today she teaches us about the colorful palate of naturally laid eggs, what goes into mailing chickens, and why Noel and Jacob should invest in hazmat suits.
While many people may be familiar with the zero waste movement, not everyone understands how the movement got started or the actual benefits of a zero waste home. In this article, we’ll delve into both to help you gain a little more understanding, as well as find out actions you can take in your own […]