Where to recycle or donate packing materials?

After the moving and unpacking are done you are left with one last task - how to get rid of all those used moving boxes?

Donate your used moving boxes and other packing supplies

First of all, you have to ask your friends, family or neighbors if they are going to move soon. this is one of the easiest and quickest ways to donate your moving boxes. If you live in an apartment complex and you have a website where you can post it do it. Your neighbors will thank you later for this.
You can also try to find some local donation places where you can leave all the packing materials such as bubble wrap, moving tape and boxes and etc.

Learn more where to donate used packing materials in Boston - https://www.mass.gov/lists/donation-reuse

Recycle packing materials

Recycling moving boxes is easy and very convenient. You can find many places near you with recycling bins. Recycling used plastic film or bags is very important to keep our earth clean and you won't be able to donate them, but probably it's easier to get rid of such staff. There are a lot of places where you can simply drop off.

There are companies that will take your items to recycle but will cost some money and usually, they are far from the city and you will have to drive there.
If you hired a moving company you can ask them to take of recycling your old packing materials, but usually, companies charge pretty a lot for handling such a task.

Learn more about recycling in Boston - https://www.mass.gov/info-details/how-where-to-recycle

Donation of your used packing materials is the best and quickest option, but no matter who is gonna take these boxes from you eventually they will have to make sure it's all recycled.

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