New Year’s Resolutions For Your Apartment

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2020 is right around the corner, and while many are already jotting down their resolutions for their health, career, and general wellbeing, we’re thinking of ways to better your apartment and simultaneously your lifestyle! Make the next decade the start of inspired living with these changes.

Make Three Eco-Friendly Changes

setting a plant down on a table in an apartment

As we head into the new year, it’s important to remember that there are always changes you can make to lead a more eco-friendly lifestyle. Whether you’re starting with the basics or looking to expand on your current efforts, three alterations are sure to make an impact on your carbon footprint. We recommend swapping out several plastic items in the home for sustainable alternatives. If you already live plastic-free, try out composting — apartment style. Another approach is to select three rooms in your home and make them as eco-friendly as possible. Click here for a helpful guide for making sustainable changes to your kitchen layout.

Alter Your Most Annoying Bad Habit

leaving shoes at the door

We all have certain tendencies that drive us crazy, and yet, we continue to track dirt into the apartment, leave out dishes, and clutter our closets. In 2020, isolate a behavior that results in messes you particularly hate and make a conscious effort to change. For example, if you kick your shoes off next to the couch, and wake up the next day searching for your favorite pair, make an effort to change your habits after walking in the front door. A stylish shoe rack will inspire you to drop your boots at the door. After consistently taking shoes off in your entryway, you’ll reverse this bad habit for good.

Delight in Decluttering

organizing clothes

The minimalism trend has been going strong for a few years now, and in 2020, it shows no signs of slowing down. If your clutter is causing chaos, it may be time to pare back on your belongings. The key to minimizing is to go room by room and select items you no longer have a need for or an emotional connection to. It’s important to dispose of these items in eco-friendly ways by donating, gifting, or repurposing them.

Are you going to be looking for an apartment in 2020, contact us today and we would be happy to find a community near you.