Blogging Time Out Chicago: The Apartments Issue

(Image credit: Apartment Therapy)

Home Green Home. TOC‘s Apartment Issue has a decidedly eco slant to it this year, with multiple articles on how to live greener in our city. Renew and Improved is a before and after of a living room the TOC team gave an eco-friendly makeover to…total cost of the redo: $710.

The before is above and the after is below the jump, along with lots of other links to the current issue.

(Image credit: Apartment Therapy)

To complete the makeover, they used FLOR tiles, some IKEA products, bamboo shades from Target, pillows covered with recycled content fabric, a cotton/bamboo blanket from Pottery Barn, an organic cotton slipcover from Bed, Bath & Beyond and second hand furniture from the Brown Elephant. For all the details, prices and links, click here.

Lots more green living features:

  • Green House Effect– Eco-minded Landlords and Architects
  • Emerald City– Eco-friendly Buildings
  • Do Try This At Home– Penny pinching, tree hugging pointers and tips
  • Eco Maniac– Goods to Give Your Entire Apartment a Green Sweep
  • Talking Trash– Recycled Moving Supplies
  • Let’s Stay Together – Communal Living
  • Co-opted – Living at the Co-op
  • Corrode to Joy – Composting
  • Clean Up Your Apt. -Traditional vs. Green Cleaners

    The Time Out Chicago Apartments Issue is out now.

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