Count Up to Earth Day: Tip 13 Select Used Cardboard Moving Boxes

April 21st, 2012

This post is part of a series counting up to Earth Day on April 22.

Nope. I’m not talking about dumpster diving. You can buy used cardboard boxes online at (where else)!

The boxes are guaranteed to work as well as a new box. And the best news is that they help save energy – and trees. gets their boxes from large companies that would otherwise recycle or throw out the loot. Plus, they offer free shipping!

Where do you get your moving boxes?

Used Cardboard Boxes

October 4th, 2008

I mentioned, uh complained, early on here about how my apartments don’t offer recycling bins because my city won’t service apartment complexes. So, I drive my recycling a couple of miles away. It’s not too bad, I suppose.

But, recently the city moved the cardboard box drop-off to an obscure location away from the drop-offs for glass, plastic, steel, paper and aluminum. That stinks. And you know why they did it?

Well, because businesses were dropping off their boxes too. And it’s not for them.

That brings me to my point.

If you work for a business that receives a lot of shipments in cardboard boxes, tell them about The site will rescue the boxes! Oh, and you can also buy good quality used cardboard boxes from them too.