Recycling Gold — JK Recycled 1,869 Tons of Materials in 2016!

At JK Moving Services, we are proud of our sustainability efforts across the company. Each year, we publish a report with the results of our eco-friendly practices. In 2016, we diverted more than 1,869 tons of materials from local landfills. What type of materials, and how much, were we able to save from landfills? Mixed Paper – 1,079,940 pounds Metal – 1,474,540 pounds Corrugated Cardboard – 498,740 pounds Furniture – 373,850 pounds Code 2/Wood – 262,060 pounds E-Waste – 47,236 pounds Mixed Plastic – 1,760 pounds This year for Earth Day, we want to help you take part in our sustainability efforts. If you are interested […]

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How to Plan Your Eco-Friendly Move

Moving can have a major effect on your environmental impact. Transporting household goods from one end of the country to the other could lead to filling up a landfill with cardboard boxes. Even moving within the same city will mean a moving truck emitting fumes into the air. As we become more and more aware of our carbon footprint, eco-friendly practices have spread through all business industries. For example, in commercial moving, plastic crates have become the standard. JK uses reusable plastic bins as part of its Boxless Move to relocate businesses. By using plastic containers instead of cardboard boxes, […]

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JK Earns Silver in Green Business Challenge

As people learn more about the effect companies have on environmental health, businesses have started green initiatives to lessen their carbon footprint. JK Moving Services has maintained a steady promise, both inside our company and on behalf of our customers, to “go-green.” The Loudoun County Chamber of Commerce recognized JK as a Silver Award winner in the Loudoun Dulles Green Business Challenge. The Green Business Challenge motivates Loudoun businesses to save energy, conserve water, reduce waste, combat congestion, and protect native habitat. The challenge is open to home-based businesses, Fortune 100 corporations, and any company in between. As a commercial […]

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DIY Halloween Costumes for Food Lovers

If you’re late getting your Halloween costume put together, then this blog post is for you. If the reason you’re late is because you’ve been too busy savoring delicious fall foods, then this blog post is definitely for you. And if recently moved and have cardboard boxes scattered about your new home, then well … you get the picture by now. Sure, you could run to your local costume shop to pick up a food-inspired costume, but where’s the fun in that? You have the whole weekend to get arts-and-craftsy, and most of these DIY Halloween costumes will take you […]

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