Giving New Life to Post-Move Supplies: Upcycling Inspiration

Moving house involves extensive tasks such as organizing, packing, and unpacking, leaving behind a considerable amount of waste. Disposing of this waste properly is crucial to prevent it from ending up in landfills, contributing to the yearly 8.4 million tons of moving-related trash. Fortunately, there are numerous eco-friendly options like recycling, reusing, or upcycling these materials. For instance, recycling cardboard boxes, which are one of the most common types of moving waste, can significantly reduce environmental impact. Additionally, repurposing cardboard for DIY projects like building a scratching pad for pets or creating a dispenser box for plastic bags offers practical and sustainable solutions to minimize waste and live more environmentally conscious lives.

Infographic created by Moving Proz, a Denver moving company.