4 Reasons Green Moving Is The Future
Today’s moving companies who do not address being “green” will likely suffer sales losses in the future. Here are 4 main reasons that moving companies need to be green.
- Boomers and Millennials like green companies. Research shows that todays’ 110 million millennials and younger boomers prefer to do business with companies who care about our environment. This research also shows that these consumers may not buy as often as the older boomers and their parents did but, when they do buy, they will pay a little more to get something that is “green”.
- Employees prefer to work for green companies. Many would be employees will consciously chose to work for companies who have green policies. Moving companies who recycle and reuse box materials and have modern low emissions vehicles attract more employees than moving companies who do not.
- The cost for going green is cheaper now than it will be in the future. As government regulations get stricter and stricter businesses will be mandated to follow green guidelines. As with any government regulation, these will be more expensive to meet than it will to incorporate green programs privately.
- The moving and storage industry is a large contributor to environmental issues. Between truck emissions and box materials and, energy consumption for cooling and heating large warehouses, moving and storage companies contribute massive amounts of waste and carbon emissions every day. Conscientious movers need to take measures to reduce their carbon footprint.
Posted by Jim Henderson