On the Move

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, approximately 12% of Americans, about 36.5 million people, moved last year. Moving can generate a lot of waste—from packing paper and boxes to unwanted furniture. If you are planning a move, consider renting boxes or purchasing used boxes. Donate or sell unwanted household goods, clothing, old toys, furniture, and more. And don’t forget to recycle your paper and boxes.

For more ideas, check out “How to Plan a Low-Waste Move” at Earth911. You can also search for “green moving tips” in your browser.

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