Category: Going Green

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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How can I be more eco-conscious about my food and water consumption?

| April 26, 2012 | 0 Comments

No discussion about environmentally friendly apartment living is complete without addressing food and water. Here are a few ideas for greening your consumption of both: Food: Check out a farmer’s market in the area. Produce and other items are sold at these open air markets. See if you have one in your community and shop […]

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What are simple ways to save some money when I’m living on my own?

| April 26, 2012 | 0 Comments

Once you are in an apartment, you’ll want to make sure you are able to make your rent and pay your utilities each month. To do this, you may have to scale back on a few things, or come up with some money saving ideas to get your costs in line. Here are some tips […]

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