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The Biofriendly Podcast Biofriendly

    • Earth Sciences
    • 5.0 • 20 Ratings

Your beacon of light in a gloomy environment. Search for 'The Painless Green' Group on Facebook, find us on Twitter @BiofriendlyOne, on Instagram at @biofriendlyplanet, and visit us at biofriendlyplanet.com

    Taking On Big Bottle with Robert Koenen

    Taking On Big Bottle with Robert Koenen

    We all know that single-use plastic bottles have become an environmental nightmare, but what if we could choose paper over plastic for a more sustainable stepping stone out of the problem? This week we welcome Robert Koenen from 'Boxed Water Is Better' to talk about this little Midwestern startup taking on Big Bottle, Jacob shares his Boxed Water celebrity story, and we learn that Rob and Noel might bring back a rollerblading renaissance.

    • 41 min
    Noel and Jacob Go Bananas

    Noel and Jacob Go Bananas

    Did you know that we eat a different banana today than we did in the 1950's? And thanks to a fungal strain called Tropical Race 4, our current bananas are on the verge of extinction once again. As scientists scramble to build a better banana, Noel and Jacob peel back the disadvantages of monoculture farming, why all of our food shouldn't look the same, and sometimes you need MTV to keep things weird.

    • 38 min
    Solving Cargo Pollution with Sailboats? with Danielle Doggett

    Solving Cargo Pollution with Sailboats? with Danielle Doggett

    This week on The Biofriendly Podcast we welcome Danielle Doggett, who is the co-founder and Managing Director of SAILCARGO INC. in Costa Rica where they are constructing a zero emission sailing cargo ship from scratch known as the Ceiba! As Danielle hoists the sails on clean shipping, Noel discovers he needs to come up with 500k, and Jacob decides to become a sustainable stowaway.

    • 45 min
    Sustainable Design with Imani Hamilton

    Sustainable Design with Imani Hamilton

    This week on The Biofriendly Podcast we welcomed sustainable designer, Imani Hamilton, to share a bit about her environmental call to action, what exactly goes into designing products for sustainability, and a helpful acronym to remember environmental choices to prevent climate change. We also learn that Noel has a blast at karaoke and that Jacob just might have to give up his petroleum powered Playstation. 

    • 45 min
    The Challenge of Sustainable Chocolate

    The Challenge of Sustainable Chocolate

    Around 70% of the world's cocoa beans come from West Africa, but the due to the extreme poverty of the region the chocolate industry has struggled to prevent child labor for decades. As Noel and Jacob take a bite out of sustainable choices, they share some ways you can keep 'Big Chocolate' accountable and they promise not to cancel chocolate. 

    • 48 min
    Green Hydrogen

    Green Hydrogen

    This week on The Biofriendly Podcast, Jacob does his best to figure out what Green Hydrogen is all about and then repeat it back to Noel. In the end it turns out that electrolyzing water is like the Tunnel of Love, 2020 might be the growing pains we all needed, and no mater what we can't give up!

    • 47 min

Customer Reviews

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20 Ratings

20 Ratings

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I love the information I get from this show without the feeling of impending doom. These dudes are seriously funny!

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