Americans aren’t ones to settle down in one house and stay their for the rest of their lives. According to the Census Bureau, the American Community Survey estimates that the average American moves 11.7 times in a lifetime. Moving offers the potential to generate a fair amount of waste. How can you make your next move without generating a sizable mound of waste for the local landfill?
With every move come tough decisions on what to keep and what to toss. What’s going to fit in the new place and what needs to go in the junk or “for sale” pile? Are you going to use boxes to transport your goods or will you rent a mobile storage unit and pack it full with item after item? Here are some tips on making your next move a little easier on you and the environment: