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7 Green Home Ideas

by Myron Mariano

Anyone can make their space more green; just follow these simple tweaks
Light Up
pacifica blood orange candle
Nothing lends warm and flattering ambience to a room better than a few candles. This 100 percent vegan soy candle is handmade with vegetable soy wax, a lead-free wick and a blend of natural and essential oils. Pacifica Blood Orange Soy Candle; $6; pacificabeauty.com
Fool-Proof Entertaining
lifefactory wine glasses
Buy a bunch of these stemless glasses and never have to worry about what receptacle to use with your beverages. They are phthalate-, BPA- and BPS-free, and are versatile for most wine varietals. Lifefactory Wine Glasses; $25; lifefactory.com
Edible Art
bambeco reclaimed wood frame
Consider this a cooler alternative to growing herbs in pots. Simply add soil and plants to the modular system—created from recycled high-density polyethylene like milk jugs and detergent bottles—and hang it up. Reclaimed Wood Eco Living Wall; $100; bambeco.com
A Better Snooze
threshold sheets
Switching to organic sheets is quite possibly the most no-brainer way to green up your house. These bed linens are made of 100 percent organic cotton with a sateen weave. Threshold 300 Thread Count Organic Cotton Sheet Set; from $14; target.com
Conversation Piece
ikea lamp
Add a bit of whimsy to your room with this multi-arm lamp. The LED light source consumes up to 85 percent less energy and lasts 20 times longer than incandescent bulbs. TIVED LED table lamp; $70; ikea.com
Naturally In-Sync
vers speakers
Crafted from a solid block of walnut- or ash wood, this Bluetooth stereo sound system packs enough power to fill up an average room with tunes. The wood used in manufacturing are sourced from forests certified by the Forest Stewardship Council. Vers Speakers; from $130; versaudio.com
Purity in a Bottle
intelligent nutrients room spray
This room spray is packed with the natural antiseptic powers of plants. The tingly bright orange scent makes your abode smell like a cabin by the shore all year round. Intelligent Nutrients Certified Organic Air Nutrition; $31; intelligentnutrients.com

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