Egg Cartons...

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Chuck_H, Oct 14, 2009.

  1. Chuck_H

    Chuck_H Out Of The Brooder

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    Where is the best place to buy them?
     
  2. WitksChicks

    WitksChicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'd say eggcartons.com

    They have a wide variety.

    Everyone agree?
     
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  3. Over on Caney Creek

    Over on Caney Creek Out Of The Brooder

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    We get our new ones from EggCartons.com when we need 'em. We buy misprints and overruns to save $ and have always been happy with them.
     
  4. Preservation Acres

    Preservation Acres Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If you're ok with used ones, I saw an add once on craigslist. Someone was saying that they'd pay 10 cents a piece and pick up when they had at least 50.

    If you push the recycle thing, you could probably get more than you need for a nickel a piece.

    When I'm ready for lots of egg cartons, I'm going to try this.
     
  5. Buck Creek Chickens

    Buck Creek Chickens Have Incubator, Will Hatch

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    I found that if you ask nice most people will save cartons for you, my mother-in-law's hair stylest put a sign in her shop and the regulars would bring in there cartons for us to pick up, most people would rather save them for you than throw them away. I have never had to buy them.
     
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  6. iamcuriositycat

    iamcuriositycat Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have so many people saving for them that my dh periodically asks me to get rid of some, because they overflow the cupboard. Ask friends, neighbors, relatives, and people you regularly see (at the convenience store, library, etc) to save them for you. If you're uncomfortable asking for them for free, you can offer a dozen eggs for every twelve cartons saved or whatever seems fair to you.

    Good luck!
     

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