Perhaps you have been thinking about making your home more eco-friendly for some time? If so, it’s more than possible that you can and it doesn’t take a lot, just a little bit of thought and savvy ideas and you are well on the way. It’s possible to make your home look brand new even if you are just upgrading, so let’s take a look so you can start making the most of your home. 

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Go organic fully in your materials! 

Not only are organic materials good they can also look gorgeous in and around the home! Materials such as rattan are great for the environment and will really look good, whilst saving the planet, so it’s an all round winner. There are plenty of brands to look at, such as Panda and it’s always important to look at the most sustainable materials and one great one is sustainably grown bamboo. So, you’re still getting the comfort and luxury, whilst being kinder towards the environment.

Solar energy or more efficient gas! 

Whilst Solar panels have become increasingly popular in recent years, they are not always affordable. If you can afford them as a one off payment you could certainly reap the benefits. You may want to look at a cheaper and affordable solution and there are many options such as

If you like outdoor lights then why not look at solar powered lights? They rely on the sunlight to charge them and there are so many people jumping on the bandwagon that you will certainly be able to find something that suits. From solar powered garden lights and gas heaters which make your garden functional and stylish. And this naturally will allow you to see a drop in your electricity usage and this can only be a good thing!  

Grow your own fruit and vegetables and get green fingered! 

You don’t need to own a huge allotment or a huge garden in order to make your own veg and fruit. In fact there are many ways to do this without a garden at all and this may be just growing some basic herbs and spices on the windowsill which will be great for cooking at home! It will flavour your food and it will be great for the planet! Guilt free food! 

Creating a greener environment in your home will be really beneficial in the long run. It will make you feel good and it will improve your mood and possibly even your routine, which contributes to healthier choices. 

It doesn’t have to be difficult to change your ways at home and there are plenty more tips including recycling and cutting down on your meat intake but overall it is a willingness to learn and to get better and make the most of what you have even if you are in an apartment block. Be sure that you can always make the changes and get on board for a greener and more sustainable future.