Eco-Friendly Products You Can Buy on Amazon

As you’re browsing the grocery store and stocking up on your weekly necessities, making eco-friendly decisions can be tough to make a high priority. Luckily, making the transition over to products that are better for the environment isn’t as daunting as you may think. While these changes don’t need to happen overnight, it’s important to remember that every little bit helps, and small changes can make an big dent.

Taken solely on face value, eco-friendly products may seem more expensive, but often times you’ll actually end up saving more money down the road. Many of these products are made with higher quality materials that are […]

By |June 25th, 2019|Apartment Life, Green Living|0 Comments

AMLI Secures 2019 Sustainability Milestones

We’re just about halfway through 2019, and AMLI has already exceeded expectations in meeting several sustainability milestones. Here’s a quick run-down of what’s been lighting up on our radar.
Habitat for Humanity Donor Appreciation Award
In May, AMLI received a Donor Appreciation Award from the Austin Habitat for Humanity ReStore, where we donated over $220,000 worth of materials, fixtures and appliances as part of our on-going renovations to our communities in the area. These donations will allow local Austin businesses and homeowners to renovate for less than the cost of buying new, and keep these items from being pitched into local landfills. It’s estimated by the Texas […]

By |June 3rd, 2019|Green Living|0 Comments

4 Ways to Reuse Plastic Bottles

Plastic is everywhere.

It’s in our computers and phones and furniture, the bags we take home from the store and the bottles we drink out of. No matter how hard we try, it seems almost impossible to avoid plastic completely. And unfortunately, it’s become a growing issue each year.

According to Greenpeace, more than “8.3 billion tons of plastic has been produced since the 1950s” and only 9 percent of all plastic is being recycled. That’s right, 9 percent. The other 91 percent either gets burned or enters landfills that are negatively impacting our environment. Luckily, there are ways that we can work to avoid creating […]

How to Practice Sustainable Eating

As more and more people are hopping on the bandwagon and working towards healthier lifestyles, many are transitioning towards cooking and eating more sustainably as well. But what does that mean? Simply put, sustainable eating is about choosing foods that are healthier for not only our body but also the environment. Rather than consuming processed foods you may see at the supermarket, sustainable eating focuses more directly on plant-based and fresh, wholesome options. In this article, we’re going to break down the benefits of sustainable eating and how simple changes in your eating and cooking habits can create a happier […]

By |April 25th, 2019|Good Eats, Green Living|0 Comments

Growing Herbs Indoors

If you’re someone who loves to cook, chances are you understand the usefulness and importance of having fresh herbs on hand.  If you start growing herbs inside of your apartment, you’ll find plenty of advantages come your way in the kitchen. Not only are herbs a quick and easy way to add flavor to your meals and drinks, but they also possess a wide variety of health benefits that can assist in improving your overall health. Herbs are loaded with antioxidants that are useful in fighting inflammation and supporting your cardiovascular health. Below, we’ve listed some herbs that you can grow […]

By |March 26th, 2019|Apartment Life, Green Living|0 Comments
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