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Old 06-15-2007, 01:22 PM
 
Location: San Antonio
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Does anyone know of a place other than your big box store who sells moving boxes. It's not for a cross-country move, so boxes don't have to be heavy duty. I'm helping my move into a new property she purchased.
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Old 06-15-2007, 02:47 PM
 
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LC....some moving companies recycle boxes and sell used boxes in good condition. If you want free boxes, try subscribing to "freecycle.org" for the San Antonio area. It's sort of a trading board for free things only! It's great....keeps lots of stuff out of land fills. Just post "moving boxes wanted"....and bingo...you'll have them!

Good luck.....you're a good guy!
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Old 06-18-2007, 02:26 PM
 
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craigslist.com is another great place to look. Just look under the "Free" section and make sure you select your area (San Antonio). We found all our moving boxes there and they were great...even found the big wardrobe boxes with the metal hanger in them..FREE!
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Old 06-19-2007, 09:28 AM
 
Location: Texas Hill Country, TX
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Default check Walmart's dumpster

I don't know if people still do this, but in college, if we needed boxes, we'd just go behind Walmart and they'd have tons of boxes destined for the trash that we would take for free. Doesn't hurt to ask a manager first, and you gotta catch the boxes before they break them down to throw away.
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Old 06-19-2007, 09:36 AM
 
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2 years ago I was able to get free boxes at wal-mart. Its the one by the lay-away section. But now that they do lay-aways anymore, not sure if they still do that.

Also, I heard from a friend you can also do that at HEB. You just have to go in at the time of their trucks' deliveries.

These are all free!!
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Old 06-19-2007, 07:56 PM
 
Location: Seaford, Delaware
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There is a liquor store in the strip center at the corner of Austin Hiway and Walzem Rd. They put out boxes almost every night and I have gotten them there. They leave all kinds and all sizes. It's worth the trip.
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Old 06-20-2007, 04:57 PM
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All of the storage places sell moving boxes, but I would do like someone previously suggested and go to craigslist.org for San Antonio, and click on Free. There are almost always free moving boxes on there. And some other often strange items.
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Old 06-20-2007, 07:56 PM
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See, there's one today!
moving boxes (http://sanantonio.craigslist.org/zip/356340779.html - broken link)
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Old 06-20-2007, 11:34 PM
 
Location: San Antonio
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I should be picking up some boxes in no time!
Thanks everyone.
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Old 06-21-2007, 09:27 AM
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My sister just told me about this place and the prices look pretty good. You might check with them missioncitycontainer dot com

I don't know anything about them except the prices look good.
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