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Caremail Recycled Shipping Boxes, Large, 16" x 16" x 15", Brown, 12-Pack (1143585)

3.7 out of 5 stars 36 customer reviews

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  • Sturdy, brown, single-wall kraft construction for safe shipment, great for moving, shipping, and storage
  • 100% post-consumer recycled content: Exceeds the EPA's Comprehensive Procurement Guidelines (CPG) for products containing recycled materials
  • Recyclable with mixed corrugate
  • 12-pack of Large size boxes - Shipping dimensions of bundle: 31.5" x 16.25" x 8.4" - Each assembled box measures: 16" x 16" x 15"
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Product Description

Size: 16" x 16" x 15"

Product Description

Caremail. Care for your items. Care for the Earth. Caremail Brand Recycled Corrugated Boxes contain 100% post-consumer recycled content and are recyclable with mixed corrugate. They are exceptionally durable for moving, shipping, and storage and hold up to 65 lbs. Sturdy construction ensures safe transport for your valuable items. Please note: Boxes need to be assembled. Dimensions of each box when assembled: 16" x 16" x 15". Shipping dimensions of the pack before boxes are assembled: 31.5" x 16.25" x 8.4".

From the Manufacturer

Caremail
From tape and boxes to envelopes, the main focus is the use of post-consumer recycled paper

Caremail Recycled Corrugated Boxes are made from durable 32 ECT (Edge Crush Test) corrugated cardboard. They contain 100% recycled fibers, 90% of which are post-consumer, and are fully recyclable. Caremail boxes help save trees and divert waste from landfills. These 32 lb. edge crush test boxes are available in many sizes--most in the folded format to help save space during storage.

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The Caremail 32 lb. edge crush test boxes are available in many sizes

From tape and boxes to envelopes, wrap and box fill, the Caremail line is packed full of products. While each item has its own unique sustainability story, the main focus is the use of high post-consumer recycled paper in efforts to reduce energy, save water and minimize air pollution.

Caremail is packed full of earth-conscious products that use 50-100% post- consumer recovered fiber. Why? Because recycled paper production consumes 65% less energy, uses 80% less water and creates 90% less air pollution than virgin paper production. In addition, the high post-consumer recycled content helps drive refuse out of waste streams and into new products.

Plus, most CareMail items are recyclable and/or biodegradable and many can even be reused. They exceed CPG guidelines (EPA Comprehensive Procurement Guidelines) for using recycled content in the manufacture of new products.

Office Recycling Tips

Partner with your office supply vendor for sustainable practices. Most vendors offer a recycling program for printer and copier consumables such as fusers, toners and cartridges. Many office supplies are now manufactured with recycled content.

Place recycling stations in convenient and accessible locations around the office and introduce a desk side recycling program. These two items could increase your recyclables and reduce your rubbish by as much as 50%.

Create collection bins for the re-use of discarded or unwanted office supplies. Items such as paper clips, binders, pens and mechanical pencils can be used over and over again. Use scrap paper for note pads.

Is your office planning an interior renovation? Items such as ceiling tiles and carpeting can now be recycled to make new products. Consider the total recycled content of the replacement carpeting and ceiling tiles, when making your selection.


Product Information

Size:16" x 16" x 15"

Technical Details

Brand Name Caremail
Item Weight 18.3 pounds
Product Dimensions 16 x 16 x 15 inches
Item model number 1143585
Color brown
Material Type N/A
Total Recycled Content Percentage 1.0
Post-Consumer Recycled Content Percentage 1.0
Number of Items 1
Size 16" x 16" x 15"
Manufacturer Part Number 1143585

Additional Information

ASIN B001H9NXX4
Customer Reviews
3.7 out of 5 stars 36 customer reviews

3.7 out of 5 stars
Best Sellers Rank #169,779 in Office Products (See top 100)
#101 in Office Products > Mailroom Supplies > Mail Sorters
#1,282 in Office Products > Mailroom Supplies > Mailers > Box Mailers
#229,311 in Office Products > Office Supplies
Shipping Weight 18 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
Domestic Shipping This item is also available for shipping to select countries outside the U.S.
International Shipping This item can be shipped to select countries outside of the U.S. Learn More
Date First Available September 1, 2008

Customer Reviews

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Size: 15" x 12" x 10" Verified Purchase
I used this size box for packing up all my books for a cross-country move. It's a good size so they won't be too heavy for mere mortals to lift.

These boxes are as sturdy as any other i've used, and you get good karma from using recycled materials.
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Size: 12" x 12" x 8" Verified Purchase
The boxes are very useful if you know what inches are. If you don't know what inches are they may be unexpectedly small.
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Size: 11.75" x 8.75" x 4.75" Verified Purchase
The boxes were shipped in a box that was in better shape then the boxes I actually purchased! It looked like rats chewed up several of the boxes. It's a shame, because, for mere cardboard, it wasn't cheap.
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Size: 15" x 12" x 10" Verified Purchase
These boxes are not nearly as high-quality as others I've ordered off Amazon. I have two main complaints about the product. My first complaint is that the boxes just aren't that sturdy. I can't recall the edge-crush test numbers off the top of my head, but these boxes feel flimsy and seem like they would be easily crushed under minimal weight. My second complaint is that the boxes are covered in print and graphics. Unlike the minimal printing (certification stamp, possibly manufacturer name) found on the bottom of your average shipping box, these boxes are covered in print and graphics on both the TOP and BOTTOM, and are not suitable for professional shipping purposes. Don't be deceived by the product photos on Amazon - the boxes I received have LARGE logos and texts on both the top and bottom sides.

I've purchased the following identically sized boxes from Amazon in the past, and they are superior in every way:

The Packaging Wholesalers 15 x 12 x 10 Inches Shipping Boxes, 25-Count (BS151210)
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00CP35MWQ
ASIN: B00CP35MWQ
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Size: 15" x 12" x 10" Verified Purchase
These boxes did not stand up when I recently shipped some books from Minneapolis to the San Francisco Bay Area. Very disappointing! They were not packed too heavy--about 12 pounds per box. The boxes broke in transit. When they arrived, they had been taped and strapped by the US Postal Service (kudos!), otherwise they would have completely busted apart. The boxes with clothes and lighter items arrived without a problem. Too bad as they are recycled. I am not sure but the quality of the cardboard (corrugated) my have been the problem. I am really disappointed and would not order these boxes again, at least when moving books.
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Size: 11.75" x 8.75" x 4.75" Verified Purchase
These are basic cardboard boxes for storing records, but what I really like about them is that the bottom portion, the box, unfolds from flat to a popped up box with a smooth motion and no folding or putting of tab A into slot B, so it's rather fun. The tops do require a certain amount of folding and fitting, but they did go together smoothly. Seems like some thought went into making these pleasant to use.
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Size: 16" x 16" x 15" Verified Purchase
The boxes are not completely unmarked. It has the CareMail logo on the top but since I needed them not to show, I just used the boxes upside down. If you don't have a local store that sells unmarked boxes for cheaper, go with these. It's a better bargain to buy them here rather than somewhere like Walmart.
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Size: 15" x 12" x 10" Verified Purchase
These boxes are bought to store books. The size is ok. Unfortunately, the top of the box is covered with many writings such as "care mail" and the dimensions of the box. Those could have been written on just the bottom side. One needs the top to be clean, so the content of the box can be written on it.
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