CityBoxes Featured in the Toronto Star

City Boxes TorontoPlastic moving bin delivery business, CityBoxes.ca, fights to offer value; differentiate its service from the competition

The way Andrew Applebaum sees it, there are three certainties in life: death, taxes and moving.

He can’t help you with the first two, but says the plastic moving bin business he launched in May, CityBoxes.ca, can make moving a hassle-free, low-cost and eco-friendly undertaking.

Unlike cardboard boxes, plastic bins don’t require assembly and won’t fall apart. They’re cheaper than cardboard — $3 each as opposed to $4-$5 for boxes, plus the hassle of assembly, taping and disposal — and the company offers free delivery and pickup, meaning there’s nothing to lug to the curb of after a move.

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