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

Guan Yang guan at yang.dk
Mon Sep 18 00:25:32 UTC 2017


I think Home Depot on 23rd also does this.

> On Sep 17, 2017, at 19:52, Robert Diamond <rmd6502 at gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> 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 or https://www.gordianstrapping.co.uk/media/Content/Images/industries/packaging_industry.jpg
>> 
>> [2] https://www.rei.com/media/product/786435
>> 
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