When you pack and move with a new or used cardboard boxes it has more effect on the environment then you think. First off when some new boxes are made manufactures need to cut down a tree to make the cardboard box. Second it is bad for the environment because when you recycle a cardboard box, about 40% is used to make another box and the 60% non usable sludge is either burned releasing C02 emissions and soot into our atmosphere or it’s dumped into a landfill. And it’s bad for our economy as we spend a lot of time, energy, fuel and resources to recycle this material.
The real problem is that gasoline prices are high and it’s just not cost effective to recycle used cardboard boxes, so they end up in a landfill. Manufactures then focuses on cutting down new trees, to make more boxes that, again, will end up in a landfill.
So next time you think about using cardboard for you next renovation or move, think again. Our boxes can be used over 300 times before they get recycled. At E-Z Move Boxes we not only make it easier for you, but we also make it Ezer on the environment.