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January 13, 2021

5280's Tips for a Productive, Green New Year

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How Can 5280 help you with your New Year's resolutions?

With the start of the new year, just about everyone is looking at 2021 with higher hopes. People are starting to plan their goals for the new year. For some, these goals include updating our houses and making an effort to be more environmentally conscious. Have you thought about what you’d like to accomplish the next 365 days?

If not, we’ve got some ideas for you!

Update Your Kitchen

You spend a lot of time in your kitchen. So why not turn it into something you love! Things like outdated cabinets, a lack of counter space and out of style countertops can be frustrating and make the whole space feel stale.

Let’s change that for 2021.

Here is a list of tips for updating your kitchen on a budget.

A Garage Clean Out


Finally get rid of years of junk that has been accumulating in your garage and make the most out of your space! Create an area that is organized and your items can be easily located.

Check out our blog on organizing your garage for tips on making the most out of the place.

Backyard Makeover

Have you always been jealous of your neighbors or friends' luxurious outdoor space? This is your year to finally turn your backyard into the space you’ve always dreamed of!

This may start with getting rid of an old outdated deck or doing some serious landscaping. Whatever the backyard project, 5280 has many dumpster sizes to fit your project.

Now, for those of you looking to make 2021 a little more green

Simple lifestyle changes can make a big impact on reducing your carbon footprint this new year...


With more time at home in 2020, many people found their green thumb. Gardening is a great trend to hop on for 2021, for both the environment and our health.

Fill your yard with natural air cleaners this year and better your own health with some delicious fruits and vegetables.

For more beginner gardening tips click here.

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

I’m sure you’ve heard it before and you’ll hear it again. When it comes to waste, the best thing you can do is produce less of it.

In 2021 consider saying no to fast fashion, buying in bulk, and using reusable bags when you head to the grocery store. A few simple lifestyle changes can make a big difference.

Click here for a full list of ideas to be more environmentally conscious in 2021.

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