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Reusable Envelopes

Ran across a great idea today: http://www.EcoEnvelopes.com.  Many mailings are a two envelope affair: one for the mailing and one for the response.  Think of bills and ads for example. EcoEnvelopes created an envelope that can easily be used for both purposes reducing environmental impact AND saving businesses money.  The ForecastEarth video show them in... read more

Hey, We Are a Verb!

BoxCycle was recently featured in Startup Reviews on Mashable.  I think it’s safe to assume that Adam was the first to use the term “Boxcycling” to describe buying and selling used boxes.  Google here we come! Yeah, yeah…one review doesn’t put us into the Webster’s Dictionary, but hey, tis the season to be jolly. Happy... read more

Do I Have to Clean Used Boxes Before Selling?

I never expected this question.  Yet, during a recent marketing test in LA enough potential sellers have asked that it has been added to our Seller FAQ.  And several asked in a way that assumed that the answer is ‘yes’.  That before selling their used boxes they would need to carefully peel off tape and labels and do other preparations. It is always encouraging to be reminded of... read more

Improved Commission Structure for Box Sellers

As variety of interested box sellers expanded we’ve seen cases that don’t fit well with our initial commission structure.  We would like BoxCycle to be a marketplace of choice for all used and new box sellers from small retailers and movers to recyclers and box manufacturers to used box resellers.  To remove unnecessary road blocks we’ve made the following adjustments to our commission... read more

Plain New Shipping and Moving Boxes Plus Custom Pricing

The main motivation behind BoxCycle was to make it viable for businesses, organizations, and recyclers to put volumes of used boxes they regularly recycle or trash into the reuse cycle.  However, there are number of situations when excess boxes are brand new such as box manufacturer overruns, mistakes in purchasing by shipping departments, changes in business direction, and many more.  We’ve been... read more
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