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 […]

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What are some ways I can finance my first apartment?

| April 26, 2012 | 0 Comments

One of the first steps in financing an apartment is saving money for the security deposit, application fee (if there is one) and the first month’s rent. Although the total cost of this can vary, if you are looking to get a place, these things will be necessary steps prior to beginning the hunt for […]

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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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