Green Moving

Green Moving Saves 2M Pounds from Landfills

At JK Moving Services, we are proud of our sustainability efforts across the company. To that end, each year, we publish a report with the results of our green moving practices. In 2018, we diverted more than 2 million pounds of materials from local landfills. Secure recycling is not only good for business—it’s also good for the planet. Through our many green moving initiatives, JK reduces carbon emissions and protects the environment through our reusable services. Here are two examples of our eco-friendly programs: Asset Repurposing: Our integrated repurposing program prevents usable items from going to landfills. We place excess assets […]

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Modular Cubicle Installation

Can You Recycle Old Cubicles?

They hold family photos, office memos, and to-do lists. They host high-level meetings and office birthday celebrations. But when it’s time for a move, you may discover some or all of your office cubicles, partitions, and even furniture no longer serve your needs in the new space. What’s the environmentally responsible thing to do? Well, there’s good news. You can usually recycle your old cubicles, as well as other office supplies, furniture, shelving, and cabinets you no longer need. And this can all be done according to your company’s recycling programs and environmental policies. Here’s the JK Moving Services approach […]

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JK’s Shredder Leaves Old Hard Drives in the Dust

Today, we’d like to share a bit of our excitement about our new mobile hard drive shredder. At JK, we take pride in our commitment to outstanding service, and that means constantly exploring and investing in new ways to meet our customers’ needs. With the forms and uses of technology ever expanding, companies are faced with the question of how to keep their important data safe. For information that is no longer needed, secure disposal is the best bet.

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Reduce and Reuse

What to Do with Unwanted Office Furniture During a Commercial Relocation

When companies decide to relocate offices there is always discussion on the logistics of the move; how are the files going to be moved, how will the offices be moved, and what will happen with the server equipment? All of these are legitimate questions, and your mover will be able to answer them. One question that needs to be asked is what is going to happen with all of the current office furniture? If all of the furniture will be moved, make sure your mover has received the proper training to safely move all office furniture. But what happens if […]

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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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