Author Archives: Patricia Lopes

About Patricia Lopes

Since joining Blue Bins in 2010, Patricia, the Sales Manager and New Business Development representative, has focused on taking Blue Bins to new levels. Though her original background is in make-up artistry, she took a leap of faith and joined the family business. She considers it the best decision she has ever made!

Beyond Moving Boxes – Staying Healthy During Your Montreal Move

There’s little doubt that moving can be a stressful occasion.  Even if you’re thrilled to be moving to a new home, townhouse or condominium in Montreal, you may find yourself feeling anxious or overwhelmed at times.  That’s why it’s so critical that you stay healthy during the moving process.  Below are some tips that will help, from choosing the right moving boxes to eating a balanced diet. Continue reading

Why Mississauga Corporations Are Choosing Eco-Friendly Moving Supplies

Eco-conscientiousness has crept into all areas of our lives, from home to work.  No wonder so many Mississauga corporations are adopting eco-friendlier processes.  For instance, it’s commonplace now for businesses to make recycling the norm.  Additionally, many focus on the conservation of everything from water to space to energy.  The goal is to become a better steward of natural resources, and the number of organizations that take this goal seriously are growing.  Even when offices are relocating, their leaders are turning to green solutions like moving supplies made of recyclable plastic.  In essence, being eco-conscious has become the status quo, not an afterthought. Continue reading

‘Twas the Night Before Moving – A Moving Box Inspired Poem for Mississauga Residents

It’s amazing – so many people have relocated over the years, but there don’t seem to be any odes written about the process!  That’s why we decided to take a little time away from moving box customer service and delivery and pen our own poem that’s inspired by “’Twas the Night Before Christmas.”  While it’s probably not going to be a smash hit, we’re pretty happy with the results! Continue reading

Staging for a Wow-Worthy Toronto Holiday Party Using Boxes and Moving Supplies

Are you planning to host a holiday party in your Toronto home?  Why not make this year the most wow-worthy experience your guests have ever seen?  It isn’t hard to showcase your home or apartment beautifully for a memorable holiday celebration, especially when you take some of the staging techniques used by realtors.  They know that having items on hand like plastic boxes and moving supplies are essential for ensuring visitors go gaga for what they experience! Continue reading

Moving Containers Make Toronto Holiday Moves Simpler

Holidays are exciting, but notoriously hectic, times of the year.  If you’re planning to add a move to Toronto to your already-busy schedule, you might be wondering how on earth you’re going to get through the hustle and bustle without going crazy!  The good news is that by making smart moving decisions, from renting moving containers to hiring professional movers, you can get through a holiday move without feeling like you’re being punished for being on the “naughty” list! Continue reading

Transitioning to a Significantly Different Sized Montreal Home? Plastic Moving Containers Can Help!

For many people who are moving to a new home in Montreal, the move involves a substantial change.  They may be upsizing their lifestyles, or downsizing their square footage.  Either way, it’s important to get the right plastic moving containers and other moving supplies to get the job done as practically and easily as possible. Continue reading

How to Budget for Boxes and Moving Supplies for a Mississauga Relocation

e are so many considerations to keep in mind when you’re planning a move to Mississauga.  It doesn’t matter if you’re relocating across the street or across the country; you still have to plan for success.  One of the biggest challenges faced by many people who are moving their households by transitioning into a larger or smaller space is how much to budget for boxes and moving supplies.  Though the rule of thumb seems to be to spend as little as possible, that isn’t always the right decision.  Here’s why. Continue reading

From Moving Boxes to Movies – Making Toronto Relocations Easier for Kids

Moving is a time of excitement and newness, but it can also be stressful, especially for kids.  While some children go with the flow, others are very hard-pressed to embrace change.  All the moving boxes, de-cluttering and traveling can get incredibly overwhelming for someone who is young.  What they need is to feel more in control of the situation, and moms, dads and other family members can help. Continue reading