Why do we have to break down our cardboard boxes?

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Breaking down your boxes saves time, energy and space. It also reduces the risk of on-the-job injuries to our employees, resulting from struggling with unbroken boxes at the curb.  We collect materials in specially designed trailers with multiple compartments. This allows materials to be kept separate from each other.

Unbroken, cardboard boxes take up a lot of room. With over a hundred households on a typical route the space allotted on the trailer for cardboard would quickly fill up without your cooperation and the additional time spent at each stop would limit the number of households we could effectively handle.