Rent A Green Box
What they do:
Rent reusable plastic boxes that people can use for moving.
When Spencer Brown went to dispose of expensive cardboard moving boxes, he saw huge piles of plastic bottles at the landfill. It made him think, “Why not convert that plastic into re-usable moving boxes?” Nine months later he launched rentagreenbox.com.
About the business:
Converts clear, blue, yellow, and white plastic bottles into re-usable boxes and charges $1 weekly rent for their use. The company also has a service to advise customers on their moving box needs.