4 posts / 0 new
Log in to see full post details. If new to the site, please Register first.
#1 Thu, 10/07/2014 - 05:19

Cardboard Boxes - Where to get them free or cheapest price?

I have seen some cardboard boxes at Officeworks they seem like an ok price. Where else can these be found and at a cheaper price?

Also just wondering if these can be had for free at stores like Woolworths, Coles etc. Since they put out stock everyday and they must be having loads of these lying around so is asking them for some worth a try. Has anyone ever tried to get some for free from stores?



sisi's picture
  sisi
  New User
  • offline
  • 1538 thanks
  • 1035 comments
  • 1135 posts
Thu, 10/07/2014 - 09:53

You have to ask around. Big retail chains recycle their boxes but depending on how nicely you ask, they will be happy to give you a few. If you want good quality large size 'specialized' boxes for moving purposes, you can find them a lot cheaper on eBay.

Here's an example: http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/10-Cardbo...

Remember, the key is to get the right size and strength if you plan to use them for the purpose of moving a house.



KB's picture
  KB
  MOD
  • online
  • 619 thanks
  • 1064 comments
  • 1412 posts
Thu, 10/07/2014 - 12:50

You can get them free from major retailers as you suggest, just find where they store them and get them before they're flat packed for recycling. If you ask nicely I'm sure the warehouse guys will give you some. Also I have seen people giving away free or cheap moving boxes on Gumtree and Freecycle.



lisss's picture
  lisss
  Regular Member
  • offline
  • 163 thanks
  • 661 comments
  • 1751 posts
Thu, 10/07/2014 - 17:04

You can also get them from those long term storage places like Kennards, Fort Knox, etc. Either new, or discounted second hand jobs.



ninhursag's picture
  ninhursag
  Regular Member
  • offline
  • 170 thanks
  • 1682 comments
  • 596 posts