Category: Apartment Life

How can I use electronics in a more environmentally friendly way?

| April 26, 2012 | 0 Comments

Let’s face it — we love our electronics! According to ENERGY STAR, the average home has approximately two televisions, three telephones, a VCR and a DVD player. When buying these products, look for the ENERGY STAR rating before you take it back to your apartment and plug it in. The same goes for battery charging […]

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How can I make my bedroom a more environmentally friendly place?

| April 26, 2012 | 0 Comments

Since a good deal of our lives are spent sleeping, it makes sense to try and create a healthy environment in the bedroom. You can do this by using natural products as much as possible. When shopping, look for things such as organic sheets and curtains and rugs made from substances such as organic wool. […]

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What can I do to use less natural gas?

| April 26, 2012 | 0 Comments

Natural gas energy savings aren’t only available to those who own a home. Knowing a few things about how to reduce this energy expense can be a benefit to anyone renting an apartment as well. Here are some terrific tips that are pretty easy to employ: Lower the thermostat setting when you are home and […]

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What are some alternatives to chemical cleaners?

| April 26, 2012 | 0 Comments

Many cleaning products contain toxic substances. Making an effort to use more environmentally friendly products can help reduce the negative impact on the earth and make your apartment a safer place as well. Using less toxic products can contribute to better indoor air quality, as well as help prevent harsh chemicals from entering the water […]

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