imageEco-Friendly Removals - Hints And Tips

Eco-Friendly Removals - Hints And Tips

11Apr 2014

Moving house is not as simple as packing and relocating there are lots of resources involved in order to make the move even possible such packing and packaging and lots of it and finding a removal van not to mention the added fuel consumption costs. All of these things don’t come cheap and by switching to greener option such Eco-friendly removals it’s a great way of reducing those extra costs. Many people nowadays have already discovered the benefits of eco-friendly removals and how cost effective it can be to choose this option over regular removal services, let’s look at the benefits of doing so to see if it would be more favourable for you. Why should I choose Eco-Friendly removals?There are many reasons to go green when it comes to moving house but the main goal is try to cut back on things to save costs, people want to reduce waste and opt for recycling instead, people want to move home as cost effectively as they can, want to be able to reduce carbon emissions and want to be more energy efficient in as many ways as they can to benefit the environment as well as ourselves. Removal vans and Fuel consumption!All removal vans need fuel, whether the journey is long or short it still takes a considerable amount because vans and haulage trucks are much bigger than a regular car. By opting for Eco-friendly removals you can reduce carbon emissions and the cost of fuel, this is generally more effective for those who are moving quite far or internationally but even for local movers, if more people switched to greener resources the effect on the environment would be greater in the long run. To be absolutely sure that the company you hire is practicing what they preach you should ask about how they are reducing carbon emissions, do they have a LPG system in fitted tot their removal vans and do they use satellite navigation because although this may not seem necessary it does help to reduce the possibility of getting lost on the journey which would equate to using more fuel, so it makes sense. Packing and waste!Moving home requires lots and lots of packing and packaging of various sizes, there will also be other materials needed to such as protective packaging to protect valuable or vulnerable items. It’s more efficient to use recycled packaging for these purposes because it’s more energy efficient and will be more affordable. There is no point in purchasing new packaging as it will not be more effective over the recycled versions. It’s important to remember that opting for energy efficient resources also helps to reduce landfill and to save the trees which are equally just as important. Tip/ By opting for recycled packing methods chances are that the company you use will also come back to collect the empty packaging after use which is great for the customer because it means that you do not have to bother trying to find your nearest recycling plant to take it too, ultimately it saves time! Where can I find Eco-friendly removals?You can find them anywhere, these days there are many eco-friendly removal companies around so it should not be difficult trying to locate one. You could ask around as chances are many people already know of a particular company especially since more and more people these days are switching to a greener way of life. Other than that you should try looking searching for your nearest local energy efficient removal company or Eco-Friendly removals and you could always check your local newspaper for adverts too.

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