[Blabber] Where to dumpster-dive a few feet of plastic strapping material?

Robert Diamond rmd6502 at gmail.com
Sun Sep 17 23:52:56 UTC 2017


Bed Bath and Beyond on 6th will tie your packages up with it - they may part with some if you ask nicely

> On Sep 17, 2017, at 4:49 PM, Wang D <damonwang at uchicago.edu> wrote:
> 
> I'm trying to dumpster-dive for a few feet of plastic strapping material [1]  to stiffen the opening of a dry-bag-style roll-top closure [2].
> 
> I can't find anyone willing to sell me less than a kilometer at a time.  But I assume it must be thrown away all the time by businesses that have cut it off their packages.
> 
> Anyone know what sort of businesses in New York would receive packages secured with plastic strapping?
> 
> Wang
> 
> [1] E.g., https://www.greenerpackage.com/sites/default/files/Strapping.jpg <https://www.greenerpackage.com/sites/default/files/Strapping.jpg> or https://www.gordianstrapping.co.uk/media/Content/Images/industries/packaging_industry.jpg <https://www.gordianstrapping.co.uk/media/Content/Images/industries/packaging_industry.jpg>
> 
> [2] https://www.rei.com/media/product/786435 <https://www.rei.com/media/product/786435>
> 
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