When moving into a new home, one of the biggest hassles can be finding cardboard boxes, assembling them and hoping they're treated gently during the big move. Then, after you move, you're stuck with cardboard boxes that need to be broken down before recycling. Many moving companies are getting rid of cardboard altogether and switching to plastic crates. These crates are sturdier and can protect your belongings better. Plus, they are reusable by the companies, which means less waste, too. The next time you move, look into companies like Rentacrate, or see if your moving company can provide crates as a green alternative.