When we ask boxsavers why they chose Box Save, there are several reasons that often get mashed together – convenience and reuse top the list. One recent response hit home how convenient this option is. The boxsaver had moved several times in the past few years, and after thinking about where to get cardboard boxes for another move, she said “Forget it, my time is too important!” Here’s how she’ll save a ton of time: No driving to houses or stores to collect and purchase boxes No assembly required Plastic boxes are easy to move and stack, regardless of the […]
If you’re moving, you may be wondering the difference between rental boxes, crates, bins and totes. The short answer is if it’s plastic, nests, stacks and has an attached lid, we call it a box. The dictionary says there are slight differences between the words. But feel free to call them whatever you’d like when you rent from us.
I say moving, you say boxes. But where are you getting them? If you’re moving within the Boston area, consider renting plastic moving boxes from Box Save. It’s more convenient and better for the environment. If you’re looking for cardboard boxes, here are some top options: U-Haul and Self-Storage centers have stacks of cardboard boxes and tape for sale. It may take a few trips back and forth depending on your vehicle. Full-service moving companies often sell boxes and can deliver them to you. You can also hire movers to assemble boxes if they’re doing the packing. Craigslist has listings […]
“Reduce, Reuse, Recycle” We hear this all the time, but did you know that these are in order of environmental impact? It might be more realistic to say “Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, Throw Away.” When it comes to moving boxes, Box Save is towards the top. We reduce the number of cardboard boxes, and we reuse our boxes 400+ times. Cardboard boxes aren’t even close. At best they get reused twice. Maybe they get recycled, and often they get land-filled. Reusables.org has lots more info in “Reusables 101.”