Topic: Going Green

Three Cities that are Going Green

November 28, 2012 | 1 Comment

Three Cities That Are Going Green   Chicago, Illinois Chicago has been effectively going green since the election of mayor Richard M. Daley in 1989. [2]   Attractions: [1] The windy city houses environmentally-conscious conservatories, museums, planetariums, galleries, zoos, and aquariums.   Transportation: [1] There are 315 miles of bikeways spanning the entirety of Chicago. […]

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

April 25, 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 can I do to use less natural gas?

April 25, 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 25, 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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10 Tips for Going Green at the Office

April 29, 2009 | 1 Comment

Think before you print. Turn your computer off at night. RECYCLE: Items including fax paper, ink cartridges, and junk mail are easily recycled. Make it a habit to bring your own dishware for meals you eat at the office. Turn off the coffee pot when not in use and de-lamp your vending machines; this can […]

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