“The earth is what we all have in common.” – Wendell Berry Every year, we celebrate Earth Day, a day set aside to broaden and diversify the environmental movement worldwide. While Earth Day is global in scope, the small changes we enact locally in our homes and communities are what can make big differences. At … More Quick Tips on Going Green
On our last GreenTEAM blog post, we received a great comment from Aaron, who gave us some wonderful ideas on how to make our StuartCo sites even more green. Thank you Aaron for taking the time to share with us how you GoGREEN, and for educating us on how we can participate as well! I would recommend making … More HOW TO: Recycle Your Electronics
Smoke free living is growing more popular in counties across the nation. Locally, Bloomington Public Health is gearing funds awarded to Hennepin County from a Community Transformation Grant toward tobacco free living. While apartment managers around across the state of Minnesota are considering the pros and cons of transitioning to smoke free environments, StuartCo is … More More Buzz on the Benefits of Smoke Free Living
StuartCo continues to make progress on our goal of reducing waste by 10% in 2013. StuartCo has been utilizing One Call Now to deliver paperless communications and we’ve seen great success! Our residents enjoy the prompt notification system that delivers messages through cell phone, text, e-mail or a phone call. Our property teams have also … More StuartCo’s Paperless Communication
We can choose to live green in many aspects of our lives, today we’ll learn a bit more about a term called greenercising. Here are a list of ways to make working out a little more green: Enjoy the outdoors. Why not lace up a pair of running shoes and hit the pavement or trails for … More Learn About Greenercising
Today is a day that we celebrate the Earth and all that it provides for us, it’s a day to reflect on how we too can give back to the Earth! Over one billion people in 192 countries are participating from London to Sao Paolo, Seoul to Babylon City, New Delhi to New York, Rome … More Celebrate Earth Day!
We’ve wrapped up our first quarter of the year, and Earth Day is quickly approaching on April 22nd. Here are a few ideas that our StuartCo teams are doing to help achieve the Green-TEAM goals. First, a reminder of our team goals, we are making smart, energy-saving choices to preserve our planet. Our goal is … More GreenTEAM Goals-First Quarter Update
An interesting read from The New York Times about LED Light Bulbs, an in depth look at the many angles of this higher priced choice while also explaining what can be large financial savings. Included in the article are great suggestions for getting started as well. People sometimes have trouble making small sacrifices now that … More New Reasons to Change Light Bulbs
Moving to a StuartCo property this Spring? We’ve got some great tips to help you save time, money, space, and energy! PLUS, you’ll be saving on waste as well! Check out companies like www.easygreenbox.com or http://frogbox.com/minneapolis-st-paul for an eco-friendly, highly organized option. And for general GREEN moving tips before and after you make the move, see the list … More Make Your Move GREEN!
We’re continuing with our mission at StuartCo to reduce our waste by 10% in 2013! And we know that it’s important to teach people of all ages the importance of recycling. Here’s a great idea to teach your kids about recycling. Instead of tossing out broken crayons, give them a new life by making your … More Kids Craft, Learn About Recycling