Sustainable Home

Ways Home Automation Helps You Live Greener

May 31, 2022

With technology the way it is today, it’s possible to have a home that’s safe, comfortable, and energy-efficient. Taking advantage of the ways you can automate various functions within your home, you can not only control things like the AC and lights with the ease of an app, but you […]

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5 Ways Kids Can Practice Sustainability (and have fun doing it)

January 26, 2022

Creating a lifestyle that focuses on sustainable practices typically falls to the adults in the family. Fortunately, it’s easier than ever before to transform everyday activities into ones that support a healthier environment, but that doesn’t mean kids shouldn’t get involved. Even as the parents find sustainable shortcuts, like the […]

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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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