Going Green in the Concrete Jungle: Six Practical Eco Tips for Urban Living

Going green - cycling in the city

Did you know that In most developed countries, well over 80% of the population now lives in cities? And that number will continue to grow. This means changes made in cities have an amplified impact on the environment. It’s easy to feel overwhelmed by the vastness of climate change and sustainability. Yet, going green doesn’t … Read more

10 Hidden Toxins in Your Home and How to Avoid Them

A mother shows a wooden toy to her two small children, ensuring there aren’t common toxins in the home.

It’s surprising to discover that some things aren’t as safe as they seem. Fortunately, you can avoid hazardous products that pose health risks to you and your family. This guide will help you find 10 hidden household dangers. 1. VOCs Top the List of Hidden Toxins in Your Home   Some people don’t realize why … Read more

Breathe Easy! How to Improve Indoor Air Quality at Home

A woman mops her floor to improve indoor air quality.

Keeping a clean and healthy home doesn’t always mean just making sure it looks and smells nice. A good home maintenance routine should also include promoting cleaner air inside your home. Since a house consists of confined spaces, bacteria and contaminants can accumulate over time. We created a practical guide with essential tips on how to … Read more

Shopping Green This Holiday Season

For the 2022 holiday season, going green doesn’t refer to that nasty Grinch, it means shopping green. Most all consumers seek added value from ecologically-friendly products, but this is especially true for Gen Z. Savvy shoppers don’t fall for green-washing and dedicated environmentalists do a quick eye-roll when brands advertise their “eco-friendly” line of burgers, … Read more

There’s Asbestos in My Home: Now What?

One of the most fulfilling but challenging experiences throughout life is being a homeowner. No matter how sound our engineering becomes, homes will still always naturally degrade over time. Weather, wear-and-tear, and faulty repairs will likely lead you to have to make some repairs of your own as a homeowner. As you approach these projects, … Read more

The Benefits of Having a Lucky Bamboo Plant in Your House

Here at Ambient, we’re often asked if we can buy bamboo from someone’s home or yard. The easy answer is no, but that doesn’t mean that the conversation ends there. Bamboo flooring is most often manufactured using moso bamboo – known for its size and strength. If you have bamboo growing in or around your house, … Read more

Is Organic Food More Expensive and Why?

The best part of living a sustainable lifestyle is that there’s no single right way to do it. From reusing jars and composting to investing in sustainable fashion and renewable energy, there are dozens of sustainable practices that you can incorporate into your everyday life.  Yet many people overlook the sustainability of the simple act … Read more