6 Uses for Lemons in Your Household

Lemons are great for so much more than making lemonade or to garnish your iced tea. This miracle citrus fruit is highly acidic, has antibacterial properties and has a low pH balance, all of which make lemons a great natural cleaner. They have a pleasant smell and can be safely used on a variety of household surfaces—even fabric and wood. Lemons are an affordable and natural ingredient to add to your apartment cleaning routine. Here are six uses for lemons in your household.

 

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By |December 27th, 2018|Apartment Life, Green Living|0 Comments

Ways to Stay Green During the Holidays

With the holidays right around the corner, there are many traditions that are easy to put a green spin on. From shopping, traveling, decorating and gift-giving, there are ways to be kinder to our planet while still being in the holiday spirit. Decorating our apartments for the holidays and throwing parties with loved ones can lead to higher than normal amounts of garbage to dispose of and more electricity use. We have to do our part to make sustainable choices for our planet and our future. Here are a few ways to stay green during the holidays.
Energy-saving holiday lights
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By |November 21st, 2018|Apartment Life, Green Living|0 Comments

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
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