We’re Donating $220,000 in Items to Habitat for Humanity

AMLI recently partnered with Austin’s Habitat for Humanity to donate all our older model appliances, cabinets and more as part of our recent renovations at AMLI South Shore. These items will be available for Austinites to purchase at a steep discount from the local Habitat for Humanity ReStore in St. Edwards. Anything that can’t be resold will be recycled and saved from joining the average 5,500+ tons of waste that enters the Travis County landfills every single day, according to the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality.

By the end of this year alone, AMLI will have donated an estimated $220,000 in items just from AMLI […]

By |November 9th, 2018|Green Living|0 Comments

5 Fall Green Cleaning Tricks

Spring cleaning is a popular practice, but a fall deep clean might be a good idea before you batten down the hatches for the cold. Summer’s passed, which usually means there’s been a lot of time with open windows and patio doors, bringing all sorts of stuff from the outdoors into our apartments. Fall is the perfect time to clean your apartment all while keeping our environment healthy. Here are a few of our favorite fall green cleaning tricks.
1. Organize closets
With any change in the season, it’s a good idea to go through your clothes and evaluate what you wore or didn’t wear in the […]

By |October 25th, 2018|Green Living|0 Comments

The Best Plants for Dark Apartments

We all know that plants need sunlight to grow. So, what can you do if your apartment gets very little light during the day hours? Luckily, there are many houseplants that thrive with indirect sun or even in full shade. Adding a few houseplants brings in beauty, texture and good energy into your apartment—and it’s easy to do! Here are some of the best plants for your dark apartment.

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Snake plant
This easy-care houseplant has sword-like (or snake-like!) straight leaves and comes in a variety of sizes. Snake plants thrive in […]

By |September 20th, 2018|Apartment Life, Green Living|0 Comments

6 Tips for Easier Recycling at Home

Depending where you live, recycling at home can make a substantial difference to the environment for future generations. According to the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the recycling average is right under 30 percent nation-wide. Recycling at your apartment is a great way individuals can make a difference on both a local and global scale.

Here are six tips for easy recycling at home so you can kick start your efforts and improve our planet for the better.
Tip #1: Sorting
Check into your city’s recycling policies to see what items can be recycled and how to go about doing it. Some cities need you to […]

By |September 20th, 2018|Apartment Life, Green Living|0 Comments

How to Give Your Old Clothes New Life

Replacing your favorite jeans or T-shirt is never easy. These are the go-to items you’ve worn for years—you’ve lived a lot of life in these worn-out clothes. We’ve got some hacks to help you extend the life of your older clothing so you won’t need to run out to the store. Most of the tips we have below can be done with items you probably already have in your apartment. Here’s how you can give your old clothes new life.
Shape them up
Removes pills from sweaters, pants, jackets or anything else.

Over years of wear, knitted fibers begin to push out from […]

By |August 23rd, 2018|Green Living|0 Comments
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