1. Buy Quality

By purchasing better quality furnishings and classic styles, we reduce the amount of garbage going to landfill.  Try to avoid purchasing home decor that will have a very short life, because they will  break down, wear out, go out-of-style, or we’ll simply get tired of them. Remember, you get what you pay for in terms of quality. It’s true, things don’t last forever, but good quality will last longer. And if you do get tired of something, you’ll be able to sell it or pass it on to someone else, instead of throwing it out.

Smart decorating is greener than you think

Everyday Green Practices

Undoubtedly, in this day and age, we are all concerned about the state of our environment. We use city-issued recycling bins, purchase “green” household cleaners, purchase energy-efficient light bulbs and conserve energy in the home by turning off lights, etc. We may have had a home energy-audit done to learn ways of making our home more energy-efficient.  Continue reading