You may be looking for ways to reduce your impact on the environment, and if you’re looking to build a home, there are plenty of reasons to build sustainable. From using renewable materials to installing solar panels and even building smaller, here’s what you should keep in mind if you’re looking to build your home the eco-friendly way.
Build a smaller home
There are many benefits of building a small home, from a lower building cost to less maintenance and even better energy efficiency. You could build the largest, most eco-friendly home, but still a small home built with the same eco-friendly home design will have the least environmental impact. Whether you’re interested in living in a tiny home or you just want your home design to be space-efficient, there are so many ways to build a smaller, smarter home so that you can still live comfortably while reducing your footprint.
We’re halfway through 2019, but it’s never too late to start working toward sustainable living. One easy way to live a more eco-friendly lifestyle is to purchase from brands whose goal is to create ethically and sustainably made products. If you’re in the market for some new home decor, here are our top picks for the best sustainable home decor brands to check out this year.
We’re always trying to find ways to make our home more environmentally friendly. Adding eco-friendly products to your home is one easy and efficient way to do your part to help our environment little by little. We recently came across some of the best eco-friendly products for the bedroom.
Believe it or not, one of the simplest eco-friendly changes you can make in your home is purchasing a mattress that is good for the environment. If it’s time to replace your mattress, consider purchasing one that is eco-conscious and made from a material like renewable natural latex or plant-based memory foam. Mattresses like these are much more sustainable (and they can even be more comfortable than your traditional bed!).