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5 Tips for an Eco-Friendly Office Relocation

October 13, 2022 by CRS Corporate Relocation SystemsCorporate Moving

When moving your business to a new office, you have a lot to organize and think about. One of the aspects of the process you should keep in mind is how to make your relocation more eco-friendly. With help from our movers at CRS Moving & Storage, you can take steps throughout your entire move to reduce your business’s carbon footprint.

We understand relocating your company can be stressful, but you do not have to go through it alone. Our experienced team has provided New York City businesses with top-tier moving services for decades, and we will support you from the planning stage to installation in your new space. We also work with you to make your move better for the environment with eco-friendly materials and thorough planning.

5 Ways to Have a More Eco-Friendly Office Move

With all the packing materials, boxes, and unwanted items, moving can be more damaging to the environment than you might expect. However, it does not have to be that way. With the following tips, your office relocation can be more eco-friendly:

Fewer Trucks

Depending on the number of items you have to move and the space they take up, you may need several trucks for your move, which can produce a lot of greenhouse gasses. You can minimize the number of trucks needed to transport your office by going through all your items and either getting rid of what you don’t need or putting unnecessary items in storage.

Use Greener Packing Materials

When packing your office, it’s easy to use a lot of plastic and disposable products that are not the best for the planet. As an eco-friendly alternative, you can try to use compostable, recyclable, or reusable crates and other packing materials.

If you do use plastic items, ensure you can repurpose them after the move to your new office space. Perhaps they can act as storage in a closet or on shelves. Even with eco-friendly materials, our movers will pack your items properly, so they do not get damaged in transit.

Recycle Supplies

Office relocations tend to produce a lot of waste with unused supplies, like boxes, pens, clips, folders, and other packing materials. Instead of throwing them away, you can recycle them. This prevents any supplies sitting in your old office space from going to waste or ending up in landfills.

Donate What You Don’t Need

When we work with you to plan your move, we go through everything you have to see what you want to take to your new space, put in storage, or leave behind. Instead of disposing of these unwanted items, you can donate them so they can be reused. This way, the moving trucks do not have to use as much fuel to carry these items, and someone else can use them later on.

E-Waste Management

Technology cannot be thrown out like any other waste. It has to be disposed of properly. If you have any technology you do not want to bring to your new office, you can recycle it using e-waste management. We offer these services so your technology can be repurposed and reused and you do not have to throw away any toxic materials.

Contact NYC Movers at CRS Moving & Storage to Plan Your Green Office Relocation

While the moving process typically produces lots of waste, your office relocation can become more efficient and sustainable with a few changes. At CRS Moving & Storage, we work with you from start to finish. In every part of the moving process, we can help you make your move more eco-friendly. We are a one-stop shop for all your moving needs, so you can focus on bettering your business while we manage your move.

Our reliable team of professionals has provided New York City businesses with top-notch moving services for over 25 years. With our company-owned trucks, secure warehouses, and skilled team, you do not have to worry about contacting anyone else to help you with your move. We always have your business’s best interest in mind, including reducing your carbon footprint. Start planning your eco-friendly relocation today by filling out our contact form or calling us at (718) 424-6000.

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