stack of cardboard boxes that need your attention. Throwing them in the trash may seem like the
easiest way to get rid of them, but consider these five eco-friendly ways of getting rid of your
Use The Boxes For Home Storage
Boxes always come in handy when there is something to store and put away. Keep them around
for when these instances arise.
Use Boxes For Arts And Crafts
There are several creative ways cardboard boxes can be re-imagined and repurposed into artistic
arts and crafts items, or even toys. This is great if you have children or you’re into crafts
Offer The Boxes To Friends And Family
You’d be surprised to know that cardboard boxes are always in demand. Ask family, friends and
work colleagues if they are in need of boxes for storage or even their own moving purposes. For
persons with children, extra boxes always come in handy.
Offer The Boxes To Local Charities And Organizations
Local charities and organizations are in need of boxes for the same reasons everyone else is:
storage and moving purposes. If you purchased the boxes, you understand the cost. Therefore,
giving them away to charity is one less cost for them.
Recycle the Boxes
Fortunately, cardboard boxes can be recycled. If after you’ve tried the above options, you can
recycle the remaining boxes. This is a great way to help out the environment.