Posts Tagged ‘Going Green’

Happy couple relaxes on the couch in their eco-friendly home.

How to Find an Eco-Friendly Apartment

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Over the past year, trends in apartment living have been reflecting renters’ needs in response to the pandemic. read more

Woman empties food scraps into a small indoor composting bin.

Beginner’s Guide to Apartment Composting

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Americans generate approximately 40 million tons of food waste each year — most of which gets thrown into landfills. And since there are about 2600 of those already the country, the Brooklyn Botanic Garden estimates that the average household throws away two pounds of organic waste each day. read more

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How the Rental Market is Getting Stronger in 2019

Rumors of an impending slowdown in America’s rental market ran amok all through 2018. Ironically enough, the prices of individual houses haven’t changed much in the last year, despite many potential buyers being sure that they would rise in 2019. To this day, market experts can’t agree what’s in store for new home owners. Sure […] read more

Going Green: How to Practice Organic Gardening

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The big movement in apartment living these days is going green, and organic gardening is just one more way to embark on a greener lifestyle. Contrary to what you might believe, you don’t have to have a home and a large amount of outdoor space to practice organic gardening. Here’s how you can practice organic […] read more

Saving Energy: Using Glass Window Film Effectively

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Glass window film can be effective for saving energy, and reducing your monthly utility bills. It’s a replacement for the old fashion method of taping aluminum foil to cardboard and then placing them on your windows to block out sunlight. Window film makes it easy to reduce the amount of sunlight entering your apartment during the […] read more

Going Green in Your Kitchen: Five Useful Tips

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Going green around the home is a great way to get the family involved in saving money around the house and being more eco-friendly. The kitchen can be a very wasteful room in the house and one of the easiest to make some big changes. Take a look around your kitchen and see if some […] read more

4 Tips for an Eco-Friendly Laundry Day

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Practicing eco friendly laundry days not only diminishes your impact on the environment, but it can also save you money. If you want to start doing your laundry in a green way, follow these tips: 1 – Skip the Dryer A clothes dryer is highly convenient—but not really necessary, if you’re not in a rush […] read more

5 Easy Ways to Go Green in Your Bathroom

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Like a green bedroom, having a green bathroom is important. The bathroom is a place where people often use many chemicals and textiles that have a negative impact on the environment, and it is the place where most water in the home is usually used. Green Clean The first step in making your bathroom more […] read more

4 Eco-Friendly Fabrics for Your Home

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Eco friendly fabrics feature natural materials that are grown without the use of harmful pesticides and likewise aren’t treated with chemicals or dyes that can be damaging to one’s health. These are the fabrics of the future as they are safe from toxins and aid in maintaining the earth’s natural resources. Let’s look at some of the eco friendly fabrics that are […] read more