Moving somewhere new is exciting—and often cause for celebration. A new city to discover? Yes, please. Even just moving one neighborhood over can mean finding a new favorite coffee shop or becoming friends with the other tenants in your building.
Buying cardboard boxes—or even just collecting them from your place of work or local supermarket—may seem like the natural move as you gear up to assemble all of your personal belongings, but renting plastic moving boxes may actually be a better option depending on your needs. Ahead, the pros and cons of plastic moving boxes over cardboard are laid out.
The Pros of Plastic Moving Boxes
Because they’re reusable, plastic moving boxes will create less waste than buying cardboard boxes. Sure, you could use cardboard boxes that have already been in circulation rather than buying them from Home Depot or U-Haul, but plastic boxes still mean there’s less material