Zero Waste Moving Guide, Part IV: Plastic Packaging

Whether you’re downsizing, upsizing, or just working with a new floor plan, getting settled into your new space often requires some new furniture. During my most recent move, I found over and over again that there’s unfortunately no plastic-free lunch in this department. Find out how to responsibly deal with the post-move plastic deluge.

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Zero Waste Moving Guide, Part III: Electronics

Electronics. Ugh. Planned obsolescence and other woes of the Digital Age have left many of us with a tangled collection of broken earbuds, old cell phones, and defunct chargers sitting in a drawer somewhere. At least we can all assuage our new-device guilt by dropping our old ones into an e-waste recycling bin somewhere, right? Turns out…no; the story is way more complicated than that.

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Zero Waste Moving Guide, Part II: Furniture & Home Goods

It can be tempting to leave bulky, difficult to move items like mattresses and furniture on the curb until the city comes to get them. But before you put them outside where the elements will quickly render them unusable, here are some great options to give unwanted furniture and home goods new life and keep them out of the landfill.

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Zero Waste Moving Guide, Part I: Textiles & Clothing

Moving is stressful enough already—don’t add the stress of feeling guilty for how much crap you’re throwing away in the process. Here is a handy guide for how and where to re-sell, donate, or recycle old clothes and other textiles that definitely don’t need to end up in the landfill.

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