Category: Going Green

What are some tips for saving money and energy when it comes to lighting?

| April 26, 2012 | 1 Comment

Apartment energy savings can be huge when it comes to lighting. According to ENERGY STAR, if every home in the United States replaced an incandescent light bulb with an ENERGY STAR rated compact florescent bulb, enough energy would be conserved to light three million homes. Not only can you do your part to reduce the […]

View Post

What can I do to green the kitchen in my apartment?

| April 26, 2012 | 0 Comments

The kitchen in your apartment is a place that can really benefit from a green mindset. Here you’ll find several appliances that can be big energy drains. There are some ways around this if you know a few easy tricks that can result in significant appliance energy savings. Dishwashers often have an "energy saver" cycle […]

View Post

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 […]

View Post

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. […]

View Post
Page 4 of 17« First2345610Last »