Eco-Friendly Moving Tips

Eco-Friendly Moving Tips

Simple tips to help make your next move green.

You’re most likely already living a green life by recycling, upcycling, and living sustainably. Now you can make your next move green too. It’s the small changes that we make that can go a long way in protecting the environment. Whether you’re moving withiin Vancouver or moving to Kelowna or Nanaimo, there are steps you can take to make it green and sustainable.

Pack with reusable moving boxes

Did you know that ​​it takes 10 litres of water to produce a single A4-sheet of paper? The pulp and paper industry is the single largest industrial consumer of water in Western countries. You can help cut back the emissions and water use of the paper industry by choosing reusable boxes for your next move.

We offer reusable and stackable moving boxes. These boxes are designed to protect your belongings and are stackable to help cut back space used in the moving truck.

Professional moving services means Tetrus level packing skills

Have you ever packed your own moving truck and found that you couldn’t fit everything and need to make two trips? Or did you look at your truck and see all sorts of empty spaces where you could have fit items but now it’s too late?

For every square foot not filled in a moving truck can mean you’re taking two trips for your move. Every trip you take burns more gas, emits more emissions into the atmosphere, and costs you more money. If you want to be green and save money, hire professional movers to pack and move your belongings.

Use newspapers and other recyclable papers to protect valuables

As an avid recycler, you probably collect and bin paper products every week. We all know the 3-Rs; reduce, reuse, and recycle. Now is the time to save those paper products and use them to protect your belongings. Everything from scrap paper, newspapers, paper towel rolls, and that packaging that comes in your Amazon package can be saved and used for your next move.

Every small step we take can make a big difference!

Protecting the planet can be achieved by each of us make small but conscious decisions each day. Thanks for doing your part and helping us protect the beautiful nature that BC has to offer. Do you have any tips for being green when you move? Share them in the comments!

For more information about our services and how to be eco-friendly when you move, contact us.