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The Ultimate Guide to Green Living Using 10 Stylish, Eco-Friendly Apartment Ideas

Our home is our sanctuary away from the chaos of the world outside. But is it really a sanctuary" How much pollution and toxic chemicals are you bringing into your apartment without even realizing it" You?d be surprised that in many cases, it?s not even what you?re bringing in ? the culprits that affect the […]The post The Ultimate Guide to Green Living Using 10 Stylish, Eco-Friendly Apartment Ideas appeared first on Freshome.com.

Image: Siol StudiosOur home is our sanctuary away from the chaos of the world outside. But is it really a sanctuary" How much pollution and toxic chemicals are you bringing into your apartment without even realizing it" You?d be surprised that in many cases, it?s not even what you?re bringing in ? the culprits that affect the air quality of your home may be the very items you live with!According to the World Health Organization, 1 in 8 global deaths are due to air pollution exposure. Luckily, it?s not hard to ?green? your apartment. Small changes can make a huge difference. And there are three added benefits to striving for an eco-friendly apartment space:1. Eco-friendly apartment ideas are often cheap or free.People who insist on an eco-friendly apartment will find that they save big bucks by recycling existing materials, choosing vintage furniture or skipping finishes and materials that are often more expensive and loaded with less-than-green chemicals. Creating an eco-friendly apartment is all about going ?back to basics.? Natural materials, plants, sunlight and fresh air are low cost or free design options.2. Eco-friendly and incredibly stylish living go hand in hand.Uncluttered minimalism is on point. And nothing looks more contemporary than bare floors, glass furniture and other alternatives to traditional wood or dark and lacquered furniture.3. Eco-friendly apartments are low maintenance.When you choose durable, natural furniture and materials, you essentially simplify your life–and your cleaning routine. A perfect example of this is carpet. If you avoid wall-to-wall carpet in your home, you not only save yourself from dust allergies but also the exposure to the chemicals that are constantly off-gassing out of the carpet. No carpet" No daily vacuuming, giving you time for more important things in life.Ready for some high style, earth-friendly apartment ideas" We’ve collected these high-end designs from some of the most stunning homes. We hope to inspire you to apply a version of them in your apartment or space.Here are our ten earth-friendly apartment ideas to make your space chic, clean and green (and why they make our list):Image: Bright Green1. Add plants to your space.VOCs (volatile organic compounds) are released by most synthetic products. They’re not good for us and build up in our enclosed spaces. Studies by the EHP and NASA show that plants are better and cheaper than the HEPA filters you can buy for your vacuum or ventilation system to filter out th...
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