Uncle Marty’s Move-Out Packing Tips

Uncle Marty’s Shipping Office in Collegetown It’s move-out season again and students are packing up their belongings to carry home, ship home, and/or put in storage. Here are a few tips from Uncle Marty’s on how to pack up safely: Fragile Items: Wrap fragile items like dishes, glassware, and electronics individually. Often, you can use …

Uncle Marty’s Featured in FedEx Article

Uncle Marty’s has just been featured in the March edition of FedEx ShipSource®! He and another shipping store owner, Norman Froscher of Espresso Mail in West Palm Beach, Florida, were interviewed about how to grow a small business and attract other small businesses as clients using FedEx and other tools. The article, “6 tips from …

Change for Change: Ithaca Children’s Garden

This January and February, please join us in supporting the Ithaca Children’s Garden by donating in the Change for Change jar on our counter, or through an electronic donation we can take through our point of sale system. Learn more about the Ithaca Children’s Garden at https://www.ithacachildrensgarden.org/ And thank you all for the wonderful donations …

Change for Change: Family & Children’s Service of Ithaca

This January and February, please join us in supporting Family & Children’s Service of Ithaca by donating in the Change for Change jar on our counter, or through an electronic donation we can take through our point of sale system. Learn more about Family & Children’s Service of Ithaca at https://www.fcsith.org/. And thank you all …

New York State Bans Packing Peanuts and EPS Loose Fill

Dear Friends and Neighbors, For over 10 years now, Uncle Marty’s has been your local resource to bring clean, dry, used packing peanuts and other packing material to for reuse. We have kept sustainability as part of our mission statement and done our best to reuse any material we can–to give it at least one …

Uncle Marty’s: Your Holiday Shipping Headquarters

‘Tis the season to ship gifts far and near! For over 10 years now, Uncle Marty’s has been Ithaca’s holiday shipping headquarters, and we’re geared up and ready to make this year the best one yet! With nearly 60 different sizes of boxes in stock, certified professional packing specialists to carefully wrap your gifts, and …

Uncle Marty’s Holiday Schedule

At Uncle Marty’s, we are here to serve you year-round at our Collegetown location, closing only on Sundays and major federal holidays when our shipping partners (FedEx, DHL, USPS) have limited or no service. As the end-of-year holidays approach, we want to give our clients and guests a heads up on when we’ll be closing …

Change for Change: The History Center in Tompkins County

Please join us in supporting The History Center in Tompkins County by donating in the Change for Change jar on our counter, or through an electronic donation we can take through our point of sale system. Learn more about the The History Center in Tompkins County at https://thehistorycenter.net/ And thank you all for the wonderful …

September / October Change for Change: Community Science Institute

The September / October beneficiary for the Change for Change program at Uncle Marty’s will be the Community Science Institute. Our very own team member Aleah has been interning with the Community Science Institute all summer and the work they do for our community and its water supply is very important. We hope that your …

Uncle Marty’s 10 Year Anniversary

It’s September 1, 2021, which means it’s our 10 year anniversary! Uncle Marty’s Shipping Office opened September 1, 2011, and over the last decade we’ve grown consistently and strongly because of the amazing community we’ve been blessed to serve. It’s our privilege to live and work in Ithaca and our guests, neighbors, friends, and families …