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Green Your Apartment

As climate change and environmental issues continue to be hot topics on a global scale, more and more people are trying to do their small part at home. Here are some easy lifestyle tips on how to “green” your apartment from a NYC-based zero-waste expert and an eco-conscious interior designer who writes about eliminating single-use…

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Tips to shopping Black Friday Sales

Black Friday already? It’s not even Halloween yet! Yeah, scary. There’s very little the pandemic hasn’t affected, and, if Prime Day was any indication, Black Friday may be a little different this year. Like many of us, you probably blinked a couple months and ago and now it’s October. November is rapidly approaching, and with that comes Black Friday –…

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Van Metre Companies Announces the Formation of a Diversity & Inclusion Council

Van Metre believes that success has everything to do with the values that we hold dear. For Van Metre Companies, those values are: Integrity, Ownership, Respect and Dignity, Diversity and Inclusion, Teamwork, Community, and Work/Life Balance.  Together, these values spark actions – actions that demonstrate respect for the welfare of others, ownership of one’s work and word, recognition of both the impact…

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Filling your Apartment with Fall Decor

With the dog days of summer in our rearview mirror, it’s time to embrace all that fall has to offer—vibrant leaves, crisp apples, chunky knits, a piping hot cup of cider. There’s a definite shift in our interiors as well, with windows closed up and darker hours descending. Here are just a few ways to fill your living…

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