Millions of people are moving house each year, which requires a significant amount of time, resources, energy and money. The process is tedious for many, and when done in the traditional manner it produces a considerable amount of waste. Some this waste includes plastic, cardboard boxes and other packing material. Below are some ways to relocate in a manner that is friendly towards the environment.
Reuse Packing Boxes
Moving boxes are commonly used when relocating, and many people throw them away after a single use. A better solution for these boxes is to either take them to a recycling center or purchase wood and plastic crates which don’t wear out easily and can be reused many times. Another even better option is to rent moving boxes when relocating.
Many people also use bubble wrap for packing material, but this is bad for the environment since it regrades slowly and creates pollution. A better, more eco-friendly and cost effective solution is to use old towels and newspapers.Read More