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 […]

Benefits Of Planting Trees

More than one million U-Haul customers have contributed to the planting of hundreds of thousands of trees across the country by choosing to make their move a little greener at the register and donating to The Conservation Fund’s Go Zero® program. With more than $3.3 million raised, U-Haul and its customers are making a significant […]

What To Do With Stuff You Don’t Want

Moving is the perfect opportunity to go through a “purge” of your belongings. But what’s one to do once you’ve decided what to keep and you have a pile of stuff you don’t want? With all the ways to donate and reuse most household items, trashing those items are not an option. So just what […]

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 […]

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, […]

Paperless Moving Announcements Ideas

Do you see an adorable or creative moving announcements and think, ” I’m going to do that when I move?” You may even spend months “pinning” ideas to your “Moving” Pinterest board, but realize once you move in you can’t even find a stamp or space to DIY! It’s okay you’re not alone (or am […]

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 […]

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