Sometimes it's easy to lose track of the basis behind a green lifestyle; with so much cool "eco-friendly" stuff out there, you might want to buy it all and feel like something's been accomplished. The fact is, though, the best way to go green is to repurpose, rather than purchase.
We like this article from Real Simple
because it takes regular household items and offers tips on ways they can be reused, rather than tossed out. In our experience, repurposed items and both charm and character - a clever and earth-conscious way to turn a house into a home.
Images: Antonis Achilleos