There are MANY ways to make your apartment "more green." To your advantage, many of these eco-friendly improvements will save you money on utilities that you wish you did not have to pay.
Start off by installing sun shielding shades and blinds in order to control sunlight during the summer and use less heat.
During the winter months, remove your window AC unit in order to prevent the cold air from entering, and instead place a plastic cover over it.
If you can, find an apartment with double pane windows. These are designed to prevent heat or cold air from entering or escaping, allowing you to use less heat or air conditioning.
Finally, you could schedule an energy audit in order to obtain an expert's advice! Energy auditors will use specialized tools and skills in order to evaluate the current state of your home and recommend appropriate measures needed to upgrade your home and make it even more eco-friendly.... more