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Ask RiotACT: Used or new boxes for packing?

xaviera 17 December 2015 6

Ask RiotACT

I am moving houses after a long time (from Tuggers to South Canberra). Any ideas or recommendations where to get boxes? Thanks!

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6 Responses to Ask RiotACT: Used or new boxes for packing?
rubaiyat rubaiyat 10:10 am 10 Dec 15

Ask large department stores or supermarkets.

Part of the grand exodus?

Morelia Morelia 1:24 am 10 Dec 15

There’s also a little-known recycling centre in Belconnen behind Bing Lee. Big cage full of boxes like at Phillip or Mitchell.

darkmilk darkmilk 1:25 pm 09 Dec 15

Recycling centres are the best way to get boxes for free, there’s one in the middle of Mitchell which is just a big cage, or at the dump there are skips full. Phillip has been mentioned and there are bound to be others.

One time I found a neatly stacked pile of moving company tea chest boxes just lying there in the cage! Otherwise there’s usually plenty of various size boxes, take a knife or scissors so you can flat pack them into the car. The Mitchell cage usually has lots of boxes for car parts etc. that are a good size for packing heavier things.

davo101 davo101 11:59 am 09 Dec 15
Maya123 Maya123 11:24 am 09 Dec 15

Phillip Recycle Centre (or whatever it is called). I have collected boxes there, and seen other people doing the same. Free!

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