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Where did you get boxes for moving?

We are about to move and I am looking for great places to get boxes! Perferablly... the inexpensive kind ;D

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ethans_momma06

Asked by ethans_momma06 at 1:53 PM on Jun. 12, 2009 in Home & Garden

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  • I boxes off someone on craigslist. The best kind...FREE!
    spbeta

    Answer by spbeta at 1:56 PM on Jun. 12, 2009

  • You can get them for free actually. If you go to places like Wal-Mart or your local grocery store and ask them they will give you boxes that things are shipped in. You might have to go at like 10:00 at night to pick them up, but they will give you a ton! That is what we did anyways, good luck!
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 1:56 PM on Jun. 12, 2009

  • Puxlix :) Like PP poster said just go to local grocery store and ask if they have any boxes you can have. BUt in my experience..you need to go in the morning. ^-^ GL
    SandraB383

    Answer by SandraB383 at 2:10 PM on Jun. 12, 2009

  • I used to work at the box factory andwe sold a ton of boxes for moving. We usually sold them for $1 each. I had never noticed a box factory, but you would be surprised how many there are. Look in your phone book and give them a call, they usually have something they have printed wrong that are really cheap.
    ria7

    Answer by ria7 at 2:12 PM on Jun. 12, 2009

  • You can also try freecycle.org
    Christina807

    Answer by Christina807 at 2:12 PM on Jun. 12, 2009

  • Liquor store, grocery store, pharmacy
    bhwrn1

    Answer by bhwrn1 at 5:13 PM on Jun. 12, 2009

  • A recycling bin- we have one at our local grocery store- and there's a bin specifically for boxes. I don't know- if you have that maybe you can pull some out from there. That's what we did :)
    Erica_Smerica

    Answer by Erica_Smerica at 5:29 PM on Jun. 12, 2009

  • call some stores in the mall, or a place like target. i would avoid the grocery store, because the boxes could be gross. i used to be a store manager at a large retail store. we were more than happy to give away boxes, just call more than a week in advance before you need them. that way you can find out what day their truck comes in, and you could collect them that evening. if you're near a restoration hardware... call them.
    abelsmama07

    Answer by abelsmama07 at 6:45 PM on Jun. 12, 2009

  • wal mart stock crew clocks in at 10 pm so go around 11 if you want something from the GM side the store, if you want grocery boxes go around midnight. i used to be a stocker at 4 different locations and the schedules are all the same
    MHaney1980

    Answer by MHaney1980 at 11:24 PM on Jun. 12, 2009

  • oh and they get trucks every night
    MHaney1980

    Answer by MHaney1980 at 11:26 PM on Jun. 12, 2009

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