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

Hardy Indoor Plants for Your Apartment

If you’re new to indoor gardening, it’s important to choose plants that will thrive and maintain a long life expectancy. You don’t want them to wither and yellow the second you turn your back! There are endless benefits to owning indoor plants (many of which are extremely low-maintenance) and they’re a simple way to bring beauty into your apartment. Not only can these plants freshen your space, but they also create an enhanced airflow and added element of brightness that may otherwise be missing. At the same time, recent studies have shown that houseplants can increase concentration and productivity, as […]

By |February 19th, 2019|Apartment Life, Decorating and Design, Green Living|0 Comments

How to Compost in Your Apartment

As the world continues to change and individuals everywhere are becoming more aware and educated on environmental issues, many are turning to composting. To break it down, composting is a simple and effective way to reduce your food waste and reduce greenhouse gases. Almost anything that comes from the ground is capable of being composted—including any fruit or vegetable, and even grains. You don’t need a large backyard to get the job done either. If done properly, being eco-friendly in the comfort of your own apartment isn’t as difficult as you may think. Methods today make it possible for people […]

By |February 19th, 2019|Apartment Life, Green Living|0 Comments

Where to go Outdoors Around Austin

In a city where the sun is (almost) always shining, it’s no surprise that locals and tourists alike use Austin as a place to get out, explore and involve themselves in the wide variety of activities that Texas offers. From attending local concerts to filling your stomach with unlimited food and drink options, you’ll never find yourself without something to do. If you’re looking for a change of pace and are interested in taking in Austin’s beauty surrounding you, there are plenty of outdoor activities for you to fill your time with. From hiking to biking to swimming and more, […]

By |February 18th, 2019|Around the Area, Green Living|0 Comments
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