What are cardboard boxes made of?

Answer Cardboard boxes are made of corrugated paperboard, not the stiff paper known as "cardboard." Corrugated paperboard is made from the long softwood fibers of coniferous (pine) trees. The design make... Read More »

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Where can i buy cardboard boxes?

If you are in the UK, there is a company called the Big Yellow Storage Place (i think that's the right name) They sell packs of all different sizes etc and also Argos now do them. I have used the B... Read More »

Are cardboard boxes recyclable?

Cardboard boxes are recyclable, as long as they are not wet or contaminated with grease or other pollutants. Recycling cardboard boxes saves trees, landfill space and energy. Reusing cardboard boxe... Read More »

DIY Cardboard Boxes for Insulation?

You can save money by adding insulation to the attic and walls of your house. You can save even more money by making your own cellulose insulation out of shredded cardboard boxes. Finding and renti... Read More »

I have bought some cardboard boxes from IKEA and they stink. What can I do to get rid of the smell?

Probably the smell is due to bacterial or fungal organisms. Ensure they are bone dry and use an anti fungal / anti bacterial agent on them if you really must keep them. Using other things will ... Read More »