DIY: wine cork candles - Finish your wine and collect corks. Then soak them in a capped mason jar filled with acetone alcohol for a week. Light them up and enjoy making the easiest candle there ever could be.
All you need is a small amount of vertical space around a balcony or an open window which can hang or store a vertical array of drink bottles that can grow all your herbs and lettuce easily. Recycle as many of your plastic drink containers.