How to become and stay environmentally conscious renter?

From year to year, as a society, we become more aware of the importance of preserving nature, natural resources and all the beauties that nature provides. Various industries, and we as individuals, are contributing day by day to pollution and other growing environmental problems. We all know how little change and the contribution of each of us means.

By renting your accommodation, you can greatly and consciously contribute to the preservation of nature and we bring you some tips below.

  • Use biodegradable and / or durable products

The first and most important step is to use durable products in your accommodation. That way you don’t create unnecessary waste. If you use a lot of disposable items you can consider biodegradable products or an even better option – use durable products.

  • Introduce waste separation / recycling bins

Highlight the instructions for using the tank and mark what it refers to. Instruct your guests how to separate waste and where to dispose it. If you use bags inside the container, make sure its biodegradable ones.

  • Use environmentally friendly lighting fixtures

If your apartment is energy inefficient, it means that you are consuming a lot of energy unnecessarily, and at the same time it means high electricity bills. Consider environmentally friendly lighting fixtures that consume less electricity. energy, heat the rooms less and have a longer service life.

  • Clean the accommodation with environmentally friendly means

Conventional cleaning products contain many harmful substances, both for nature and for you! Efficient and environmentally friendly products are available on the market, which are based mainly on natural products such as lemon, baking soda and other products which don’t have harmful impact on the environment.

  • Equip smartly and buy plants

When furnishing the accommodation try to buy furniture made of natural materials, already used furniture (second hand, vintage …) and reduce the use of synthetic materials. Bring a touch of nature into your accommodation by buying plants.

These tips are just some of the many we could list. On some rental portals, such as or Airbnb, you can tick in the menu which environmentally friendly measures you apply and thus get the label of eco-friendly accommodation. In this way you can attract more guests who travel to just such accommodations rented by environmentally conscious renters. On HomeRent you can find a special category of eco friendly villas in Croatia!