The First 5 Green Things to Do When You Move into a New Apartment

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Moving is one of the most stressful things in life. It's up there with death, divorce and debt. Unfortunately, stressful situations seem to go hand in hand with other stressful situations. For example, if you are in debt, you may fight with your spouse about money, get a divorce and have to move. Hopefully, your life is a bit better than the one I just described.

If you're an apartment dweller like me, you may find yourself moving for any number of reasons. I've lost sheik apartments due to structural remodeling and dramatic rent hikes. That's life. You have to roll with the punches. Even if you rent, you are still responsible for your space. Here are five simple green things that you should do when you move into a new apartment.