Egg cartons - free source

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by The Lazy L, Mar 22, 2012.

  1. The Lazy L

    The Lazy L Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 16, 2011
    BOs are arriving in May which means I'll have eggs by the end of the year (fingers crossed).

    Figuring 1 to 2 dozen eggs a week to sell.

    New egg cartons run about 30 cents each.

    So I put the word out with family and coworkers that I'm interested in used egg cartons.

    An Aunt that lives in a retirement/assistant living community put the word out and is picking them out of the trash. In a month's time I got about 4 dozen egg cartons!

    So if you have family living in a retirement/assistant living/nursing home and need egg cartons...worked for me.
  2. randishinney

    randishinney Out Of The Brooder

    Mar 5, 2012
    I also put the word out to some co-workers and some family. I told them if they wanted eggs they had to give me an egg carton and I would fill it up and bring it back to them. I cam to work about a week later to about 20 cartons sitting on my desk. One of the guys here took it upon himself to collect a bunch and said I now owe him eggs for the next year! lol! I am not planning on selling the extra eggs, but rather give them to friends an family, but this guy buys me lunch each time I bring him a dozen so that works great!!

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