Here is a compilation of environmentally friendly tips from HGTV shows.
Furnish naturally: Use formaldehyde-free wood products and accessories made of things like hemp.
Recycle with style: Seek vintage pieces of furniture or those made from recycled materials.
Green garage gear: Use nontoxic pegboards to hold tools and manual-reel lawn mowers to mow the lawn.
Energy-saving windows: Surround the house with great style by installing insulated windows.
Reclaimed-style bathroom: Go eco-friendly with products like tile, countertops and fixtures.
Green cleaning: High-efficiency washing machines and water/energy-saving dryers are a must-have.
Planet-friendly floors: Shop for all-natural materials like cork, bamboo and tile.
Go natural: From organic hand soap to bamboo hand towels, keep the bathroom chemical-free.
Earth-friendly office supplies: Utilize items like recycled computer disks and Earth-friendly inks.
Recycle: Recycle whenever and whatever you can. The energy saved by using recycled instead of raw materials to manufacture goods ranges from 40 to 95 percent.
Green countertops and cabinets: Help purify the air at home by using green, sustainable, good-looking materials.
Eco-friendly cookware: Prepare and serve family meals in green, chemical-free dishes.