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

Simple Ways to Reduce Plastic

In a world where you continuously hear about reducing plastic, it’s amazing how we remain constantly surrounded by it each and every day. From the buttons on our shirts to our shampoo bottles and shopping bags—sometimes, it seems as though there is no escape. And while imagining life without plastic may seem impossible, you can make small changes in your everyday routine to ramp down plastic consumption and live a greener life.
Benefits of reducing plastic
Environment
The largest and most widely known benefit of reducing plastic is ensuring a safer environment for all. In an attempt to improve our planet’s health, every little bit […]

By |March 22nd, 2019|Apartment Life, Green Living|0 Comments

DIY Homemade Apartment Cleaners

For most people, keeping their apartment clean is a top priority. Not only does it create a better sense of organization for your space, but also assists in creating a healthier environment for your family and aids in fighting off bacteria. Unfortunately, nowadays—many of the cleaners that you find at the supermarket include hazardous ingredients and can be somewhat expensive. If you’re looking for an alternative, consider making your own DIY cleaning products that work just as good as the name brands. Not only can you control what goes into these cleaners, but you’ll be creating products that are safe […]

By |March 20th, 2019|Apartment Life, Green Living|0 Comments
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