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7 Steps for a Seamless Move
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Moving is not an easy process, and it can be very stressful. This 7-point checklist covers the different steps that our customers take to prepare for their move. Following this process can help you plan and execute an efficient and … Continue reading

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The Importance of Using Green Cleaning Products
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Cleaning products are a ubiquitous part of our lives; however, how often do you think about the effects of using conventional products? Most individuals and businesses do not put any thought into the product they are using outside of its … Continue reading

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10 Proud Years of Using Bio-Diesel
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We were one of the first moving companies in the New York Metro Area to rely on bio-diesel for our trucks, and since adopting Bio-Diesel in 2006, many other business have begun using it as well. The idea to use … Continue reading

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5 Ways We Make Moving Green
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We decided early on, that making moving more eco-friendly was important to us. Residential moves typically generate large amounts of cardboard waste which never gets recycled among other waste products like tape. In order to make moving more environmentally friendly, … Continue reading

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Moving Tips for Your First NYC Move
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Moving into Manhattan for the first time is a very special event in your life, you only get to do it once. I’m not going to say “Don’t screw it up”, because there’s a lot of joy associated with this … Continue reading

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Movers, Not Shakers! Partners with Wearable Collections to Recycle Clothing
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At Movers, Not Shakers!, we believe in offering the possibility of a “Complete Green Move.” With our bin system, we eliminate the cardboard and tape garbage that comes with standard moves. We use sustainable biodiesel for our fleet of trucks. … Continue reading

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8 Reasons Why Movers, Not Shakers! Trucks Run on Biodiesel
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Since 2005, Movers, Not Shakers! has been using Tri-State Biodiesel for our moving trucks. Here are 8 reasons why biodiesel is good for the community, the environment, and the economy. 1. Biodiesel is a clean, renewable, carbon-neutral alternative to petroleum fuel … Continue reading

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Why Movers, Not Shakers! Pays a Living Wage
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Here at Movers, Not Shakers!, we pay a living wage. Our founder, Mark Ehrhardt, started his career in the tech and finance industry, and while witnessing the post 9/11 crisis he realized one simple thing. “People need to make a decent … Continue reading

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Why Movers, Not Shakers! Uses Bins Instead of Boxes and Tape
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It’s rather revolutionary using bins instead of boxes for moving. Given that packing materials are one of the biggest polluters in the moving industry, our bins save you money and help the environment. If you were wondering where the idea came from, it came … Continue reading

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What Makes Movers, Not Shakers! Different from Other Moving Companies in NYC
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When you’re looking for a moving company in New York City, there are a lot of options out there. From established firms to Craigslist ads, it’s really hard to know where to begin, whom to trust, and what sets companies … Continue reading

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