Green and Moving!
by Cathy Ives from Green Eco Services Blog
Who likes to move? It's expensive, time consuming
and a bore. On the Green Side- you can de-clutter your life and save
money and if done right- recoup some of your moving expenses.
The average home move uses at least 45 assorted boxes- that's alot of boxes going into landfills!
Step 1 Start Collecting
Start saving boxes now ! or you can get
You can get FREE Boxes and wrapping supplies on
Step 2- Eliminate Stuff and Start Cleaning out the Closets
- Start putting all that stuff you don't need, want or use into boxes- have a garage sale or donate.
- Save Your Baking Soda, Vinegar and Lemon Juice to use for Non- Toxic Cleaners
Step 3- Moving Companies-
Step 4- Cleaning
Use Green Cleaning Products such as Simple Green or 7th Generation
or for Homemade Cleaning products go to Green Eco Services for information on making your own cleaning products from Baking Soda and Vinegar
Don't have enough Boxes consider using any one of the following companies:
- DJ Boxes- D.J.
Transport (canada) carries a large inventory of new and used boxes as
well as packaging supplies. Our company buys and sells used boxes and
contributes ecologically by recycling corrugated boxes, pallets and
more. Boxes that have been misprinted or overrun can be re-used for