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 […]

Getting the Most Out of U-Haul Moving Boxes

Walking by the apartment complex recycling bin the other day, I was surprised to see a stack of U-Haul moving boxes in it. Don’t get me wrong, I’m all for recycling. But, these boxes looked like they had been used only once. They still had life left in them. It made me think, “Maybe people […]

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle: Van Body Self-Storage

Welcome to the third installment of Reuse at U-Haul. If you have not read the first two installments you can find them here: Take A Box, Leave A Box and Storage Re-Use Centers. In the first two blogs, we discussed how U-Haul encourages reuse of moving boxes and any unwanted furniture. Today we will talk about […]

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 […]

Where To Recycle Moving Boxes

You’ve unpacked all of your belongings from the boxes, you’re returned the moving truck and you’ve even organized your new home! But, what are you to do with all of the moving boxes that you’re done using now? Here’s where to recycle moving boxes!  Re-Purpose The Boxes For Home Use Where will you place all […]

8 Best Places to Get Free Boxes

Are you moving soon, but don’t have anything to transport your stuff? Don’t let your circumstances box you in. When it comes to finding that perfect container to move the lava lamp you’ve had for 15 years or Aunt Sally’s prized collection of snow globes, there are plenty of places to look. Allow a little […]

3 Ways to go Green on Moving Day

You may be a person who considers yourself to be “green”. Perhaps you always recycle what you can, stay away from wasteful containers and packaging, and conserve by walking and biking when possible. When it comes time moving day, though, being green may be quickly become the least of your worries. On top of planning, […]

Gardening With Recycled Moving Supplies

Spring time is here for most Americans and that means a few things: longer days, spring cleaning and getting the garden tilled and ready to go! Spring is also a great time for a move — mild weather and cheaper rates are at the top of my list! Nothing is better than starting a garden […]

5 More Fun Ways to Reuse Moving Boxes

Are you still looking for more ways to reuse your cardboard boxes? Then you are in luck because today we are bringing you 5 more cool DIY cardboard projects. 1. Build a Robot: Who doesn’t need a cool robotic arm made out of cardboard? This build-it-yourself robotic kit lets you make a robotic arm with […]

What to do with Leftover Moving Supplies Part 2: Cardboard Boxes

I know that after the last time I moved I had a stack of flattened moving boxes a mile high.  In past blog posts, we have given you some practical tips for reusing and recycling boxes after your move. Now, it is time for some fun and creative ways to reuse your moving supplies. Sculpture: Great […]

Tips to Clear the Clutter in Your Living Room

In addition to the kitchen, people spend most of their time at home in the living room. It’s the nucleus of the home. Families gather to watch movies, play games, read and relax. When you have a party, if people aren’t hovering in the kitchen, they are hanging out in the living room. Is your […]

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