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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Pros and Cons of Moving During the Seasons

Deciding what time of the year to move might be out of your control. And even if you are in control of your move date, dozens of factors could impact your decision. Weighing the pros and cons of moving during different times of the year, might make your choice easier to make. Moving in a Winter Wonderland The weather and the holidays typically dissuade people from moving during the winter. Snow, ice, and cold temperatures keep

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How to Prepare for an International Move

Moving can be an exciting, yet stressful process. And moving internationally adds another layer of complexity to an already nerve-wracking milestone. As more and more companies expand globally, international relocations will become more common. While the decision to relocate globally for work, experience, or pleasure is ultimately up to you, outside factors might just guide you to a new country. So what is the global relocation process like? Who do you have to notify? When do you have to start? What documents do you need to arrange? We’re here to help answer five of the most frequently asked questions about […]

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JK Celebrates 2016 with a Year in Review

2016. A year to remember. The Chicago Cubs won Major League Baseball’s World Series for the first time since 1908. The United Kingdom voted to Brexit the European Union, and Beyonce dropped her hit album, “Lemonade.” While mainstream news covers sports, politics, and entertainment, media coverage of the moving and storage industry usually flies under the radar. So here’s a look back at 2016 through the eyes of JK Moving Services.

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5 Low-Cost Cities for American Expats

Relocating is expensive. Relocating globally can be even more so. However, as more companies look to expand their operations, global mobility is becoming more and more popular. Cost-of-living will play a role in your decision to move. Some global cities, like Zurich and Hong Kong, are extremely expensive. However, there are more budget-friendly opportunities when considering a global move. According to expatistan.com, all ten of the least expensive cities to live in in the world are outside of the United States. Four of those ten cities – Ahmedabad, Hyderabad, Pune, and Madras – are in India. Which cities top the […]

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5 Most Expensive Cities for American Expats

Every day people move around the world for one reason or another. A different cultural experience, to be closer to family, and career opportunities all drive people to new cities. But if your company asks you to relocate, or you decide to move on your own, how much will the new city cost you? Living in cities like New York, San Francisco, and Washington, D.C. can be expensive. However, moving outside of the United States might also cause a financial strain. According to expatistan.com, seven of the ten most expensive cities to live in in the world are outside of […]

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