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 […]

U-Haul Products for Sustainable Moving

Sustainable Moving with U-Haul Products U-Haul places great value on sustainability and prides itself on being your sustainable, shared-use moving and storage resource. Some sustainable moving options available with U-Haul are: Ready-To-Go Box℠ U-Haul Ready-To-Go Box℠ makes moving faster and unpacking easier by allowing you to move at your own pace. These plastic moving boxes […]

Where can I refill my Autogas Alternative Fuel Vehicle?

Propane is the number one alternative fuel for the automotive sector, powering more than 8 million vehicles in more than 38 countries. Moreover, propane vehicles have the longest driving range of any alternative fuel. Still, there is a common misconception with autogas alternative fuel vehicles that finding a place to fuel your car or equipment fleet […]

Sustainable Ways to Get Rid of Holiday Gift Wrapping

If you’re anything like me, the end of this long holiday weekend means getting rid of the mountain of gift wrapping paper, boxes and other packaging your holiday gifts came in.  Those of you who went shopping on Boxing Day may have even added more packaging to the pile left over after Christmas morning.  Now […]

Environmental Life Hacks

You don’t have to be a tree-hugging activist to make a difference in your environment. Everyone on this planet holds the key to a cleaner future if only they would choose to change little habits throughout their day. If you haven’t joined the “green” train yet, what better time to start than on this year’s […]

U-Haul Boxes as Recycle Bins

So you’re done with your move. *Round of applause* The worst is behind you and as you settle in and unpack all of your items you ask yourself, “what am I going to do with all these empty boxes?” The boxes have done their job and now you’re thinking of retiring them to box heaven […]

Guide to a Perfect Garden

Spring time is here and Summer isn’t far around the corner, which means it is the perfect time to start your garden. Before you start planting your favorite vegetables or flowers, you should learn a couple easy tricks. Tip 1: Think Before Planting No two plants are the same nor are the atmospheres they are growing. […]

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: 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 […]

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