Sustainable Home

Setting 2022 Goals That Help The World

January 3, 2022

Any time a new year starts we all begin thinking about what we can do differently. It’s how the tradition of setting New Year’s resolutions came about. While most are personal and about how we can improve ourselves, maybe this year, instead of looking inward, we look outward. Rather than […]

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Sustainability Tips To Make The Holidays A Little Happier

November 30, 2021

We can’t be the only ones especially excited to celebrate the holidays this year. As we look forward to the songs, the decorating, the gift-giving, and the baking (oh, the baking!) we’re also focusing on how we can go a little greener this year. We all share responsibility for the […]

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Spruce Up Your Space: Plant A Tree

September 24, 2021

Warm mugs of apple cider. Oversized plaid scarves. Leaf peeping. All of these are signs of fall but they’re also signs of peak tree-planting season. Trees provide a ton of benefits – for both humans and habitats. And planting trees in the fall is ideal because it gives them an […]

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4 Small Steps to Live a More Sustainable Life

May 27, 2021

You know the saying about a journey of a thousand miles, right? How it starts with a single step? Well, when it comes to sustainability, we’d like to make one little change to that popular expression: the word “small.” Because the reality is that even the smallest steps can have […]

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Reset Your Resolutions For A Greener New Year

December 21, 2020

Who can resist making at least a few New Year’s resolutions? Like buying school supplies in September, it’s exciting to feel like you’re getting a fresh start. This year, add a twist to your resolutions by making changes that lead to a healthier home, a healthier you and a healthier […]

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Surviving and Thriving In A Colorado Winter

October 30, 2020

Winter is coming. (Sorry, we couldn’t resist.) Whether it’s your first Colorado winter or your fiftieth, it pays to take steps now to prepare for the coming season. Here are our best “get ready” tips.  Get It In Gear One of the notable things about Colorado winters is that conditions […]

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Items You Wouldn’t Guess Are Draining Power in Your Home

May 27, 2020

Energy vampires are a real thing. They lurk in your homes, taking electricity even when off, if you leave them plugged into an outlet. Certain appliances and devices are especially guilty! Here are the biggest offenders you should consider unplugging when not in use. Obvious offenders The average home in […]

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3 Absolutely Painless Ways to Reduce Plastic Waste

April 27, 2020

Throughout history, people have made massive quality-of-life enhancements and societal changes by learning more about the world and how we live in it. The success of public education campaigns on littering, smoking and seat belt use tell us that when people know better, they do better. It’s human nature! With […]

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5 Effective (And Fun!) Ways to Celebrate Earth Day

April 9, 2020

Holidays are a great excuse to celebrate, right? Earth Day should be no exception. Since it’s a new(ish) holiday, there really aren’t many Earth Day traditions. Yet. Just like Christmas has trees and the Fourth has hot dogs, why not create some traditions for Earth Day? Instead of heading to […]

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Revamp Your Spring Cleaning With Homemade Alternatives

February 16, 2020

After a stuffy, cold winter, spring cleaning is the breath of fresh air that you and your entire house needs. This year, stay away from harsh chemicals and use cleaning products and methods that are safe for your family and eco-friendly. Here are 4 spring cleaning tips that can give […]

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