Hong Kong

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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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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What Does JK Have in Common with Cherry Blossom Trees?

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 2014, we diverted more than 1,187 tons of materials from local landfills.                           What type of materials, and how much, were we able to save from landfills? Mixed Paper – 616,870 pounds Metal – 563,120 pounds Corrugated Cardboard – 357,420 pounds Furniture – 465,454 pounds Code 2/Wood – 362,600 pounds E-Waste – 4,220 pounds Mixed Plastic – 4,566 pounds This […]

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