Sustainable Moving in Ontario

The beautiful province of Ontario, Canada houses cities known for their sustainable initiatives, which have been created thanks to social demand. At U-Haul, our commitment to sustainability has led us to create products and services to support Ontario’s sustainable lifestyle. We now offer the solution to sustainable moving in Ontario with our Ready-To-Go Boxes. 4 […]

Solutions for a Last-Minute Move

Moving to a new place is exciting, but sometimes we find ourselves with little time to pack. That’s okay, we’ve all been there! A last-minute move is not as uncommon as you may think, but it can be easier than it usually is. We have some expert tips to avoid procrastination and have a successful […]

DIY Upcycling Craft: Moving Box

Instead throwing those leftover moving boxes in the recycling bin, turn them into something else completely new. Try this DIY upcycling project and turn a box in a storage bin. Using a few household supplies and a leftover box, you will be able to re-create the storage bin below for your household items. Here’s what you’ll […]

All You Need to Know about Packing Peanuts [VIDEO]

It’s the cherry on top whether you’re moving, shipping or storing. Packing Peanuts are the last touch in the packing process to ensure that your items are protected when while being transported. Before picking up your packing peanuts, did you know not all packing peanuts are created the same? Most packing peanuts are created out […]

What Happens To Fallen Trees?

In August we celebrated with one million U-Haul customers who helped The Conservation Fund’s Go Zero® program plant hundreds of thousands of trees across the Lower Mississippi River Valley and protect redwood forests in Northern California. While we know that restoring and protecting forests is critical to our environment, sometimes a fallen tree can also […]

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle: Storage Re-Use Centers

Welcome back to Reuse at U-Haul. If you have not read the first article in the series you can find it here: Take A Box, Leave A Box. In the first blog we talked about reusing boxes through the Take A Box Leave A Box program. Of course when packing or unpacking those boxes, we […]

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle: Take A Box, Leave A Box

Reuse is the middle child in the reduce, reuse, recycle family, and is often out-shined by both its siblings. People should be aware that the three Rs are placed in order of effectiveness. Reduction should always be the first consideration, and while recycling normally gets all the hype, reusing is the better option. Reusing prevents the need […]

Sustainable Tips for an Eco-Friendly Move

The phrases “Going Green” and “Being Green” have become increasingly popular during the past decade. Many of us have not only have become familiar with these terms, but also have become educated about the importance of living a green lifestyle. As mentioned in Moving Insider’s How to Find Sustainable Storage, being eco-friendly is “in” and […]