6 innovative ways to think about recycling

6 innovative ways to think about recycling

I’m sure most people would agree that recycling is a positive thing, but there are more ways to think of recycling than just the traditional yellow-lid recycling bin. We can rethink the ways in which we create waste and ultimately, what we can do with it. Read the 6 different approaches we take to recycle, you too can put these in to practice!

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4 ways to create an eco-friendly garden

4 ways to create an eco-friendly garden

Having a beautiful garden is one of life’s simple pleasures. It simply makes you happy when you go outside and smell the flowers, you smile when you hear the bees humming, and there’s a sense of peacefulness when you’re pottering around. As with all other aspects of living, we should strive to be eco-friendly and think about what we can do to make a positive impact to the space we are living in. Read our 4 ways to create an eco-friendly garden you can be proud of. 

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11 tips for a greener business

11 tips for a greener business

At One of a Kind Apartments we strive to minimise waste, conserve natural resources and partner with local, environmentally friendly businesses. Being an environmentally sustainable business has many advantages. It helps to reduce your business' impact on the environment, it saves you money, and it will help you attract new customers. What's not to want?! 

Read our 11 tips to help you get started on your path to a more eco-friendly business.

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13 practical tips for a more sustainable household

13 practical tips for a more sustainable household

Making your household greener helps the environment, saves you money, makes you healthier (and happier!) and is easier that you might think. In this blog are a range of practical tips to help you on your way to a greener future. Enjoy :) 

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Native gardens and greenhouse are a major feature of One of a Kind Apartments

Native gardens and greenhouse are a major feature of One of a Kind Apartments

Gardens are a major feature of our One of a Kind Apartments at 43 Stockdale Street Dickson. They were not an after thought or tacked on after completion of the construction. They are an integral part of our design. From the outset we sought to create a hospitable human habitat not only by innovative eco-design but also by using the gardens to soften and protect, and provide amenity. Also, we considered it important to create a bountiful environment for both flora and fauna.

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3 stellar reasons for eco-design

3 stellar reasons for eco-design

One of a Kind Apartments have been coined 'eco-chic', which simply means 'simple, elegant, environmental design with a difference'. It's not necessarily a style but more a response to the existential challenge of this age –how do we lighten our footprint and do more with less? How do we use the bounty of this age to not exhaust this planet but to create a future for as many generations as we can imagine?

There are 3 obvious needs that influenced my design and considering the needs of the environment has helped meet these needs.

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